The Seattle Times chronicles the chain of events in two cases in which trauma patients' lives were saved with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation machines. Harborview Medical Center employs the...
Casey Schorr didn't always have epilepsy. His seizures started when he was 12. "It kept getting worse and worse, even on the medications, which is why they started doubling them and tripling them,"...
About two-thirds of people with epilepsy are able to stop seizures with medications. But another third, like Casey Schorr, don’t respond well. Andrew Ko, head of the UW Medicine Functional and...
Anyone walking through the doors of Harborview Medical Center will come across a story. Bear attacks, skateboard accidents, car crashes, bike collisions, shootings and burns are among the...
A 71-year-old man experienced seizures more and more frequently until they were occurring several times an hour. That's when he decided to drive himself from western Washington to the Seattle...
Did you know that a Level I Trauma Center provides total care for every aspect of a serious injury, from prevention through treatment and rehabilitation? The only Level 1 Trauma Center that covers...
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ALNW flight nurses Brenda Nelson (red hair) and Cindy Goodrich (blonde) deliver a patient to an Emergency Department medical team at Harboview Medical Center. Credit: Clare McLean
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Emergency room staff tend to a patient at Harboview Medical Center. Credit: Clare McLean
Casey Schorr was desperate to take back control of his life after epilepsy resulted in debilitating seizures.
The Seattle Times recently chronicled lifesaving measures provided to two patients at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. The patients likely would have died, doctors say, without the use of an ...