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January 22, 2015

Penn Medicine Opens Pavilion for Advanced Care, Integrating Critical Care Specialties and Expanding Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Campus

Futuristic Center for Critically Ill and Injured Patients Paves the Way for the Relocation of Penn Medicine's Level I Trauma Center

This month, Penn Medicine's new $144 million facility, the Pavilion for Advanced Care (PAC) at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center (PPMC), opened the doors to its first patients. Clinical teams from critical care specialties, surgical services, trauma/emergency services and radiology have come together in the new six-story, 178,000-square-foot facility. Read more ...

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Scientists and clinicians at Penn Medicine and elsewhere have been expanding our knowledge of the harm that football and some other sports can do to the brain and coming up with ways to detect and treat brain injuries sooner. Concussion has drawn the most attention, but a newer focus is chronic traumatic encephalopathy. In addition, Penn researchers are working on ways to detect and treat traumatic brain injuries caused by battlefield blast waves.

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