Hospitals are seeing a 40% drop in emergency visits, in part because patients with serious conditions other than COVID-19 are reluctant to seek care.
The Affordable Care Act has reduced the number of people who face overwhelming hospital bills after trauma, but many are still vulnerable.
Stanford physician Patrick Burns' ultramarathon was fueled in part by electrolyte supplements. Yet the resulting research showed that they may not help.
The Freedom House Ambulance Service helped establish the national training model for EMS programs, but abruptly shut down in 1975.
Emergency medicine physicians practice communicating effectively with their colleagues by building a model helicopter out of Legos.
Laws ensure that anyone can receive needed care in an emergency department. A Stanford Medicine physician played a key role in refining those policies.
Emergency medicine physician Paul Auerbach has a longstanding interest in care for jellyfish stings. Here, he explains what to do if you are stung.
Working with doctors in Rwanda, Stanford pediatric emergency medicine fellow Melissa Hersh learned what it was like to provide care with limited technology.
An article in Stanford Medicine magazine examines how Stanford Health Care cut half an hour off its stroke treatment time, helping patients.
Ahead of its fall opening, writer Ruthann Richter reflected on her tour of the new Stanford Hospital's awesome views and inspiring spaces.
A geriatric care specialist talks about the special needs of aging patients and how the Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine is responding.
Stanford physician Barbie Barrett has had a long career in emergency and disaster medicine; she discusses it here.
Despite improvements in pre-hospital care, many women in India continue to die from burn injuries, a study by a Stanford emergency medicine physician shows.
High performance CPR, which eliminates unnecessary pauses and utilizes a team approach, is thought to improve survival rates.
Spurred by former resident June Gordon, Stanford Emergency Medicine offers a new policy for residents who are pregnant or returning to work following birth.
Matthew Wetschler, a former Stanford emergency medicine resident, experienced a severe accident that has influenced his art, now on display on campus.