When temperatures drop and electrical power fails from too much demand or from downed lines, don't bring a generator into the house to power portable heaters. Small gas engines, camp stoves, charcoal...
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...
(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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Student Jeannie Nguyen, participating in UW’s International Health Opportunities Program, delivered her first baby at Mulago Hospital in Kampala, Uganda. Photo courtesy of Jeannie Nguyen
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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
High school students Grace Jennings and Jackson Gode would love to see the stigma of sickness change around the world. The two 17-year-olds traveled to Zambia with an intramural club at Seattle...
Instead of coasting toward graduation last spring, Kaitlin Poppe had a better plan: serving at-risk patients. Poppe, who received her D.D.S. from UW in June, spent the spring at the Yakima Valley...
A new family medical residency training program in Coeur d’Alene is one step to try to help address Idaho's anticipated shortage of physicians.