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...
Through Montana TRUST, residents in the University of Washington School of Medicine are introduced to rural health care during weeks-long rotations. They are matched with a mentor, or preceptor, at...
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...
The University of Washington made a giant commitment in the field of global mental health with the hiring of Dr. Pamela Collins from the National Institute of Mental Health. Collins started in her...
(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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Dr. Randy Curtis, a UW Medicine palliative care specialist, leads rounds at Harborview Medical Center's intensive care unit. Credit: Clare McLean