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Emergency Medicine
EMS Program

UW Burn Center Verified
The UW Hospital and Clinics Burn Center was recently verified as both a pediatric and adult burn center by the American College of Surgeons. This verification confirms that the burn center has met rigorous standards for personnel, facilities and medical care to provide expert burn care. Read more

EMT in the field, A Case Study: Fluid Resuscitation in the Burn PatientA Case Study: Fluid Resuscitation in the Burn Patient
EMS personnel were called to assist a 50-year-old male involved in an accident while working at a foundry. Upon arrival it was found that the patient had suffered second- and third-degree burns to his entire back, legs and arm after having hot molten spilled and splashed on him. Read more
UW Med Flight helicopter, Level One e-NewsletterNew UW Med Flight Helicopters
UW Med Flight's new Eurocopter (EC 135) aircraft has come to be known as a workhorse in the emergency air transport industry. Read more
child in the bathtub, Prevention Post: Children and ScaldingPrevention Post: Children and Scalding
Each year, 100,000 children are scalded by hot food or drinks and 5,000 children are scalded from hot tap water. The result is 100 deaths annually in the United States. Let's help our communities prevent scald burns. Share these bath safety tips within your community.
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