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January 22, 2010
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Johns Hopkins Doctors Gear Up to Help in the Haiti Disaster
Hopkins In Haiti
A 2-month-old baby in Haiti, undernourished and with a broken rib, boards a flight to Miami, and one of the doctors who was in the car that brought her to that flight is Karen Schneider, with Johns Hopkins Medicine.
A Multidisciplinary Team Approach
As shocking and overwhelming as hearing the words, “You have a liver tumor,” are for patients, hearing the words, “We know how to treat this,” are just as comforting and reassuring. Read more about the Johns Hopkins Medicine Liver Tumor Center and watch a video about the experiences of a Liver Tumor Center patient. Watch video
Leading Cause of Medical Evacuation: It's Not Combat Injury
The most common reasons for medical evacuation of military personnel from war zones in Iraq and Afghanistan in recent years have been fractures, tendonitis and other musculoskeletal and connective tissue disorders, not combat injuries, according to results of a Johns Hopkins study published January 22 in The Lancet. Read story
Under the Dome
Johns Hopkins Hospital, East Baltimore
Getting Patients Out There
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