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Scooter dangers and safety recommendations

Scooter dangers and safety recommendations Ascension Seton doctors see increase of severe scooter accidents and recommendations to keep riders safe Hot weather and summer excitement have Austin residents seeking out adventure. With the emergence of motorized scooters on the city’s busy streets, severe scooter accidents are on the rise, and physicians at Ascension Seton are…
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Where to receive psychiatric emergency care after Aug. 31

Where to receive psychiatric emergency care after Aug. 31 Ascension Seton makes urgent mental health care more accessible in Austin  In preparation to return the University Medical Center Brackenridge campus back to Central Health, Seton’s Psychiatric Emergency Department (SPED) will be integrated within the emergency department at Dell Ascension Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas, starting…
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Playing it safe on the playground

Playing it safe on the playground Warmer temps are here, school is almost out and children are ready for summer fun. Playground time is a great way for children to get fresh air and exercise; but before kids start monkeying around, parents should equip themselves and their children with safety tips to help prevent falls…
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ER doc shares Memorial Day safety tips

ER doc shares Memorial Day safety tips As we prepare for Memorial Day weekend and the unofficial start of summer, Seton’s emergency staff is doing its own preparing—for the unfortunate uptick in traumas they typically see this holiday weekend. Christopher Ziebell, MD is medical director of the emergency department at Dell Ascension Seton Medical Center…
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A new era of care begins at Dell Seton

A new era of care begins at Dell Seton Ascension Seton and Ascension began taking care of patients at Dell Ascension Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas May 21, marking a new era of health care in Austin. With careful precision, Ascension Seton care teams and Austin-Travis County EMS ensured patients were moved safely from University…
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Care teams perform Dell Seton’s inaugural trauma drill

Care teams perform Dell Seton’s inaugural trauma drill STAR Flight, trauma pros practice for new teaching hospital opening The trauma care team at Dell Ascension Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas teamed up with Travis County STAR Flight for its inaugural trauma drill, a training exercise to prepare clinicians for the medical situations…
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Codeine is not for kids

Codeine is not for kids Dell Children’s expert supports FDA warning against use of certain cough and pain medications in children Before you fill that prescription for your child’s pain or nasty cough, take caution, says the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which has strengthened its warning on prescription cough and…
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