emergency medicine

December 14, 2020

Being enrolled in the national health insurance plan reduced catastrophic expenditures by 70% but did not eliminate significant out-of-pocket costs, study finds.

November 16, 2020

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

October 1, 2020

It's something that humans and hibernating squirrels have in common: Iodide dampens harm of stress-induced inflammation.

October 5, 2020

UW Medicine investigators are part of a national study that aims to monitor 4,800 survivors for persistent symptoms.

September 25, 2020

King County rapidly modified procedures to safeguard emergency medical responders' exposure while responding to calls.

April 16, 2020

Designer's idea is catalyst for UW Medicine, Engineering and other teams to speedily produce COVID-19 protection. 

Setting up tents outside hospital
March 25, 2020

UW Medicine hospitals are preparing for a surge of patients presenting with symptoms of COVID-19.  Outside of its Emergency Department, Harborview Medical Center has set up tents patients reporting respiratory illness can be evaluated and kept a

Lily James jumps into a swimming hole.
August 29, 2019

It was a windy day back in 2008. Lily James was in a boat on Lake Washington with her family and friends when the wind lifted an inflatable that was tied to a rope. Like a vise, the rope caught her legs and pulled her overboard.

June 24, 2019

UW Medicine cardiologist will lead one of four U.S. centers focused on better understanding risk factors of the life-threatening event, and enhancing survival.

Child in a water balloon fight
June 12, 2019

With higher-than-expected temperatures in Seattle and along the West Coast this week, doctors say it's important to be vigilant about how your body is feeling.


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