critical care Archives
Oct. 20, 2022—The use of helium balloons outside is now prohibited on VUMC’s downtown campus to provide enhanced safety for Vanderbilt LifeFlight’s team and the patients they transport.
Aug. 28, 2019—by Jerry Jones For the past 35 years, Vanderbilt LifeFlight has offered critical care air transport via one of its aircraft and has now expanded that ability to include ground transports via one of its two new, large specialized ground ambulances. The new ambulances will help provide care to adult patients when they can’t be...
Sep. 28, 2017—Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is home to the state’s largest adult Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Program. And most recently, it became the only adult program in Tennessee with a mobile team that can initiate ECMO on patients transported to the Medical Center by its ambulances.
Mar. 31, 2016—A 27-year-old Nashville woman is thankful a neuro critical care nurse practitioner from Vanderbilt University Medical Center was nearby when she suffered a stroke last month.
Oct. 8, 2015—More than 250 critical care nurse practitioners and physician assistants from 41 states gathered at Vanderbilt recently for the fourth annual ACNP/PA Critical Care Boot Camp.
Oct. 16, 2013—In the latest VUCast: ICU patients are leaving hospitals with a dementia-like disease; What’s the fate of the Republican Party?; Hear from Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Distinguished Visiting Professor Jon Meacham; and It's time to celebrate -- the Rate My Professor 2013 rankings are in. All this and more in Vanderbilt’s online newscast. Watch now.