The geographical distribution of emergency physicians in the United States, and which health professions are providing emergency department care, are among the workforce issues examined in a new study published this week in the Annals of Emergen
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 turned gray.
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 Bureau.
The outreach was led by nurse Maria Paulsen, who manages Washington's "Stop the Bleed" program, and Dr. Eileen Bulger, chief of trauma at Harborview Medical Center. The was sponsored by the American College of Surgeons.
If someone in cardiac arrest needs CPR, don’t waste time trying to move the person’s tongue out of the way, experts say. A study found that this consideration unnecessarily slows response when every moment counts.