Stories tagged with: David Davis

December 1, 2014 - 6:45pm
38 weeks 3 days ago

Christmas is just four short weeks away, and with it comes the risk of toy related injury.

A new study released by Nationwide Children's Hospital found that every three minutes, a child in the United States is treated for a toy related injury. David Davis, R.N. and the Director of the Emergency and Trauma Services at Genesis gave us an overview of what the U.S. product safety site says to watch out for.

"There's been an increase also in two main injuries which is toy chests...

June 9, 2014 - 3:53pm
1 year 11 weeks ago

In less than a month authorities have investigated two fatal motorcycle accidents in Muskingum County and a local expert is giving some life saving tips at a crucial time.

According to the Director of Trauma at Genesis Hospital , David Davis motorcycle accidents occur due to a variety of reasons including drinking, awareness and experience.

" Younger riders are more at risk," said Davis. The largest study of motorcycles in the Hope Report notes that that younger riders...

January 7, 2014 - 7:08pm
1 year 33 weeks ago

The ER at Genesis Good Samaritan is reporting cases of frostbite.

Although emergency rooms actually see fewer patients during extreme weather, Director of Trauma and Emergency at Good Samaritan, David Davis, said there have been several people admitted to the ER with weather-related health problems.

"We've had some frostbite, nothing too bad," Davis explained. "We've had several car crashes that seem to be weather related, lots of falls and a lot of...

July 18, 2013 - 4:07pm
2 years 5 weeks ago

There are some alarming new statistics out that you might want to pay attention to ...especially during this heat wave.

David Davis, the Director of Emergency and Trauma Nursing at the Genesis Good Samaritan campus, says in 2013 alone, 20 children have died from being left in a car in the United States. And with the heat advisory in our area, he wants to remind everyone not to leave their children in the car.

"Weather like this, a closed car gains 15 degrees in 10 minutes...

June 27, 2012 - 5:26pm
3 years 8 weeks ago

It's going to be dangerously hot in our area the rest of this week and some people will need to be extra careful.

It could feel like 100 degrees tomorrow and may cause problems to those sensitive to the heat like the elderly and the very young.

David Davis is the Director of Emergency and Trauma Services at Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital and said the two most common ailments people should be on the lookout for are heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

"Heat exhaustion...

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