Denver Health Level One Trauma Leading The Way in Life Saving Research
November 30, 2018
Since 1860, Denver Health has not only been saving lives but also producing leading research in the medical field. This research is now being applied throughout the world, including in the U.S. Armed forces.
Denver Health's Level One Trauma team is currently involved or has already completed a total of six studies, funded by the U.S. Department of Defense.
Denver Health has received federal funding to investigate:
- How and when to best control major bleeding in injured patients (in partnership with Denver Health Paramedics)
- How to narrow gaps in care of the severely injured patient, led by Denver Health Chief of Surgical Research Dr. Ernest E. "Gene" Moore and Denver Health Bruce Rockwell Chair of Surgery Dr. Mitchell Cohen
- The risks of developing a major blood clot after a traumatic injury, led by Dr. Moore
- Developing ways to identify and treat major bleeding caused by traumatic injuries, led by Dr. Cohen
- How to best measure and treat traumatic brain injuries, led by Dr. Cohen and Denver Health Neurosurgeon Dr. Kathryn Beauchamp
- The effects of traumatic brain injuries on up to 3,000 patients, led by Dr. Cohen and Dr. Beauchamp
Learn more about all of Denver Health's Level One Trauma research and education at this link.