USA Health researchers studying HPV vaccination rates in Alabama have made a surprising discovery: Counties with higher rates of HPV-related cancers also showed higher HPV vaccination rates, according to research presented at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology’s Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer.
The Trauma Center at University Hospital
Trauma is accidental or intentional injuries that lead to life threatening situations. The more experienced the health care facility, the better a trauma patient's chances of survival. In fact, the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma suggests that this level of experience can be obtained by treating 600-1,000 trauma patients each year. We see more than 1,400 trauma patients per year at USA Health's Trauma Center.
Our trauma center at University Hospital is the first, and the only, in south Alabama to earn level I status. Here, we utilize resources from all medical specialties to meet the special needs of a seriously injured patient at a moment's notice. Only level I trauma centers can offer comprehensive emergency care, including necessary life-saving interventions, prevention, advanced surgical care and rehabilitation.