Category: Injury Care

SEATTLE – June 22, 2022 – Washington State pools and beaches are facing a lifeguard shortage. This will lead to reduced operating hours and some closures of beaches and pools throughout summer. Swimming in areas…

One of the most frequent complications of modern surgery is healthcare-associated infection. Researchers at the University of Washington and University of Chicago have published a new review focused on the prevention of surgical site infections….

The Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) club from Rainier Beach and Franklin High School paid Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center a visit June 9, 2022 at the Yesler Terrace Community Center. A variety…

A new study published this month in the Journal of Transfusion surveys the immediate availability of blood products within the WA Regional Trauma System. The study team surveyed all 82 trauma centers certified by the…

The fight to end gun violence has never been more urgent. National Gun Violence Awareness Day (the first Friday in June) and Wear Orange Weekend (the accompanying weekend) will take place June 3-5, 2022. Wear…

The American Association for the Surgery of Trauma awarded their 2022-2023 Research & Education Fund Scholarships. HIPRC Core Faculty Member, Rebecca Maine, MD, MPH received one of the scholarships for her project titled, Developing Metrics…

Prevention >> Recognition >> Response >> Rescue >> Treatment Source: American Red Cross May is National Water Safety Month Drowning is the process of experiencing respiratory impairment from submersion or immersion in liquid. It is…

Our 2021 INSIGHT Alumna, Cara Starnes, BS, was invited to present her INSIGHT Research project for the University of Michigan Undergraduate Research Symposium. Starnes was one of five awardees selected to receive a travel award…

Call for Abstracts/Symposia: 2022 National Research Conference on Firearm Injury Prevention 2022 National Research Conference on Firearm Injury Prevention November 29 – December 01, 2022 Washington D.C. Call for Symposia and Abstracts Due Friday June…

The 14th Annual APM Academic Evening is for for APM Residents, Fellows, CRNAs, Researchers, and Faculty. DATE/TIME: Tuesday, May 31, 2022  |  5:00 pm – 8:30 pm PDT CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Outcome, clinical, translational, and…