Kimber Brossart, 3, had snuck up behind her mom while she was mowing the lawn. In a moment, Lindsay Brossart backed up and the lawnmower contacted Kimber's right foot, leading to several surgeries and, ultimately, a partial amputation at Harborv
"We don't actually need research to know that it would be terrifying for children, especially those children; they're strangers in a strange land, they don't speak the language, they don't know what's happening, (and) they are essentially wareho
Michele Bedard-Gilligan, assistant professor of psychiatry in the University of Washington School of Medicine, is the lead investigator of Project BRITE ( A Brief Restructuring Intervention following Trauma Exposure).
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.
In a one-hour window at Harborview Medical Center, Maria Paulsen moves between gurneys of five people with apparently serious wounds – from a motorcycle crash, a car crash, a gunshot, a stabbing and a burn.