It's still flu season, and Washington state is also now facing a measles outbreak. Kristina Adams Waldorf, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Washington School of Medicine,...
Trauma or sudden, serious illness can happen anywhere at any time, whether it's a fall, a heart attack, stroke, or a car crash. Dr. Stephen Morris, UW medicine emergency medicine specialist,...
A person who is bleeding can die from blood loss within five minutes. That’s why every second counts when someone is injured in a disaster or a mass shooting, especially because emergency services...
Harborview Medical Center regularly conducts emergency drills to ensure staff are prepared for influxes of patients during disasters. Watch how it would respond to a massive chemical spill or other...
Less than a year ago, an auto external defibrillator saved 43-year-old Joy Cruz, who had suffered a heart attack while playing soccer. His last memory of that event is that everything in his vision...
With the return of spring, open windows become a common sight around Seattle. As of 2015, about 79 percent of the city's rental units had no primary air conditioning, according to the U.S. Census...
(Downloadable video and b-roll of tourniquet application) Dr. Eileen Bulger discusses being prepared for natural disasters and responding to an emergent situation in which someone is bleeding badly....
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Dr. Cat Pittack, Biological Structure, teaches anatomy class to an interdisclipinary group of students in Kane Hall. Credit: Clare McLean
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Medical students work on an infant mannequin at the WWAMI Institute for Simulation in Healthcare at UW Medical Center in Seattle. Credit: Clare McLean