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Harborview Medical Center trauma specialists recently treated a patient who lost a hand to a fireworks injury. The hospital's Emergency Department is braced for the annual influx of those injuries, which number 40 to 50 per year.
Providing artificial intelligence tools with the data they need takes time. How much time do first responders have to spare? 50 seconds.
"We've been seeing a number of injuries, the most concerning are hypothermia related," said Dr. Stephen Morris, a UW Medicine specialist in Harborview Medical Center's Emergency Department.
The site will operate a turboprop, an aircraft ideal to maneuver in adverse weather conditions around the Cascades.
With the latest lifesaving equipment and medical supplies, the aircraft will serve communities in and around Southeast Alaska.
Emergency medical responders' training and use of personal protective equipment is credited for low rate of on-the-job infection.
Being enrolled in the national health insurance plan reduced catastrophic expenditures by 70% but did not eliminate significant out-of-pocket costs, study finds.
Michael Knapinski's heart stopped for 45 minutes, but extended CPR and use of a heart-lung bypass machine revived him.
It's something that humans and hibernating squirrels have in common: Iodide dampens harm of stress-induced inflammation.