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Study Compares Blood Product Ratios in Transfusions for Trauma Patients

Jan. 6 - The Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care took part in a national, multi-center study to compare how severely injured patients are given blood transfusions necessary to save their lives. The study took place at Froedtert & the Medical College from January to December 2013. It was designed to compare the effectiveness of different blood product ratios (Platelets, Plasma, and Red Blood Cells). Milwaukee Courier

Channel 58 Conducts In-Depth Interview with Dr. Weigelt

Aug. 31 - CBS-TV/Channel 58 conducts an in-depth interview with Dr. John Weigelt (Surgery – Trauma & Critical Care; Associate Dean for Quality). Channel 58 notes that an international award for patient care excellence is named for Dr. Weigelt (the Weigelt-Wallace Award.) CBS-TV/Channel 58

Dr. Weigelt Performs Life-Saving Pigskin Graft on Burned Dog

Aug. 6 - Fox-TV/Channel 6 provides an update on a dog that was stolen in 2014 and set on fire. Dr. John Weigelt (Surgery – Trauma and Critical Care) performed pigskin skin grafts that saved the dog’s life. Fox 6 Now

Dr. Walter Answers Questions about Kids and Concussions

Aug. 5 - Dr. Kevin Walter answers questions about kids and concussions in a question/answer interview with OnMilwaukee.com. On Milwaukee and WTMJ

Dr. Weigelt is Guest on “Sunday Morning Spotlight”

May 20 - Dr. John Weigelt was the guest on CBS-TV/Channel 58’s “Sunday Morning Spotlight” CBS 58

Acute care surgery symposium planned for April 17

Apr. 8 - The Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Surgery is hosting the Acute Care Surgery: Trauma, Critical Care and Emergency General Surgery Symposium on Friday, April 17, in the Aaron Room at Miller Park. The event targets medical professionals who are involved with the practice of emergency general surgery, surgical critical care and trauma care.

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