St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) is a nonprofit, regional, fully integrated, nationally recognized Network providing services at more than 200 sites, primarily in Lehigh, Northampton, Carbon, Schuylkill, Bucks, Montgomery, Berks and Monroe counties in Pennsylvania and in Warren County, New Jersey. 

SLUHN is comprised of seven hospitals: St. Luke’s University Hospital – Bethlehem, St. Luke’s Allentown Campus, St. Luke’s Anderson Campus (Bethlehem Township), St. Luke’s Miners Campus (Coaldale), St. Luke’s Quakertown Campus, and St. Luke’s Monroe Campus, all in Pennsylvania, and St. Luke’s Warren Campus in Phillipsburg, NJ.

The Network includes more than 160 employed-physician primary and specialist care practice sites; various outpatient testing and service facilities; regional medical school campus; largest hospital-based EMS unit in PA; and various other health care services, including hospice and home care.

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Stop The Bleed Initiative Week 1

This week’s Medical Minute is presented by Dr. Peter Thomas, Director of Trauma at St. Luke’s University Hospital and is on Stopping Bleeding. Did you know that uncontrolled bleeding is the number one cause of preventable death from trauma? Injuries result from a wide variety of causes including accidents or intentional harm. For more information on St.…

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PTSD Screening

This week’s Medical Minute is presented by William Hoff, a trauma surgeon at St. Luke’s University Hospital in Bethlehem and is on PTSD Screening. At St. Luke’s we’ve devolved a unique program to screen trauma victims for PTSD. This includes a survey which is performed on patients after discharge from the hospital. For more information on St. Luke’s…

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Symptoms of PTSD

This week’s Medical Minute is presented by William Hoff, a trauma surgeon at St. Luke’s University Hospital in Bethlehem and is on Symptoms of PTSD. Symptoms fall under three major categories flashbacks, avoidance behavior and hyper arousal which is the major symptom that most friends or family would identify. For more information on St. Luke’s Trauma and Emergency…

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PTSD In Trauma Patients

This week’s Medical Minute is presented by William Hoff, a trauma surgeon at St. Luke’s University Hospital in Bethlehem and is on PTSD in trauma patients. We now know that similar to combat and war Veterans injured patients or those injured in severe automotive accidents or any situation where there is threat to life or limb, are at…

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Trauma Injuries

This week’s Medical Minute is presented by William Hoff, a trauma surgeon at St. Luke’s University Hospital in Bethlehem and is on Trauma Injuries. Common injuries include motor vehicle crashes, falls from various heights and industrial accidents. In addition, they manage recreational injuries, sports injuries and when necessary, unfortunate injuries secondary to assault. For more information on St.…

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Requesting a Hospital

This week’s Medical Minute is presented by William Hoff, a trauma surgeon at St. Luke’s University Hospital in Bethlehem and is on Requesting a hospital. Can some one request to be taken to St. Luke’s in the event of an emergency? The answer to this question is yes, the pre-hospital decision about where a patient goes is dependent…

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Trauma Center Expansion

This week’s Medical Minute is presented by William Hoff, a trauma surgeon at St. Luke’s University Hospital in Bethlehem and is on their recent Trauma Center Expansion. Because St. Luke’s realizes that immediate quality care for injuries is so important to the area, they’ve made the commitment to expand their services to include three total trauma centers. For…

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