critical care

January 26, 2023

Efforts by acute-care teams to reduce glucose readings of patients with diabetes may do more harm than good, an analysis suggests.

April 18, 2022

If resource shortages became dire, triage team members would have to deprioritize some patients from getting life-sustaining care.

October 19, 2021

The site will operate a turboprop, an aircraft ideal to maneuver in adverse weather conditions around the Cascades.

May 6, 2021

Researchers are looking at whether their findings could be used for developing therapeutics for patients in the future. 

November 16, 2020

Michael Knapinski's heart stopped for 45 minutes, but extended CPR and use of a heart-lung bypass machine revived him.

August 12, 2020

Air Methods air ambulances fly out of Airlift Northwest bases throughout Washington state to transport patients to care they require.

Sign outside Harborview emergency room
June 30, 2020

The sudden increase of COVID-19 cases in Yakima is straining resources there. Some patients are now being transferred to western Washington so they can get the critical care they need.

Respiratory therapist working with a ventilator
April 9, 2020

Ventilators are making headlines as severely ill COVID-19 patients are being put on the machines as a life-saving measure. But what is it about a ventilator that can help these patients? Dr.

Man vaping in hallway
October 25, 2019

A rash of vaping-related deaths and injuries has alarmed physicians and public health officials. Scientists and physicians are still discerning what may be multiple causes to the deaths and injuries.

October 23, 2018

By clustering patients based on blood levels of select biomarkers, researchers learned who is likelier to benefit from a specific therapy.


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