emergency medicine

Patient getting a scan
March 12, 2019

Did you know that a Level I Trauma Center provides total care for every aspect of a serious injury, from prevention through treatment and rehabilitation?

Jiu jitsu knee mount
January 7, 2019

It's an unusual approach, but one that Nathan White, an emergency medicine physician at Harborview Medical Center, thinks can make a difference when it comes to trauma.

911 on a cell phone screen
November 22, 2018

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.

Stop the bleed training
November 8, 2018

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 often are spread thin in those moments.

Mary Ouellette with her husband
October 25, 2018

Life changes in an instant. That truth is one Mary Ouellette knows firsthand after a car ran head-on into hers on August 10, 2018.  She was transported from Polson, Montana, to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

October 17, 2018

Dave Harris will compete this week in an Ironman Triathlon, doing something most thought was impossible. In December 2016, the U.S.

Volunteers at the hazmat drill
October 10, 2018

Harborview Medical Center regularly conducts emergency drills to ensure staff are prepared for influxes of patients during disasters.

September 19, 2018

A prompt, appropriate medical response nearly doubles the likelihood of survival among competitive young athletes who suffer a sudden cardiac arrest during exercise, a new study shows.

Dr. Stephen Morris in Houston
September 13, 2018

Dr. Stephen Morris, UW Medicine emergency medicine physician at Harborview Medical Center, responded to Hurricane Harvey in Houston last year to help with patient care. He reflects on what he experienced there.

August 15, 2018

Alyssa Ledbetter and her family call Dr. Alisha Brown a guardian angel.

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