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Banner – UMC to hold treating trauma conference in Tucson

TUCSON – Banner University Medical Center is hosting the 30th Annual trauma conference on Thursday and Friday.

The conference will be held at JW Marriot Tucson Starr Pass Resort and Spa, located at 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd.

Health officials will cover new approaches to treating trauma.

“Trauma is any injury to the body by an outside source of energy. It can be as minor as a cut or as serious as the worst injuries sustained from a car crash, fall or gunshot wound,” Banner – UMC said in a news release. “In the United States, trauma is the leading cause of death, exceeding cancer and heart disease combined.”

2019 Trauma Conference will include:

For more information about the conference, click HERE.

For more information about the hospitals, visit www.BannerHealth.com/UniversityTucson or www.bannerhealth.com/UniversitySouth

 

 

Julia Leon

Julia is a Digital Content Specialist for KVOA News 4 Tucson. In 2018, she earned a bachelor’s of arts degree in journalism from the University of Arizona.

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