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Standard diagnosis of sepsis relies on a blood test that typically takes days. A Stanford physician is working on an innovation that could change this.

Standard diagnosis of sepsis relies on a blood test that typically takes days. A Stanford physician is working on an innovation that could change this.

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A Stanford physician discusses how he's learned to safely manage intense situations with patients in emergency departments.

A Stanford physician discusses how he's learned to safely manage intense situations with patients in emergency departments.

Stanford physician Patrick Burns' ultramarathon was fueled in part by electrolyte supplements. Yet the resulting research showed that they may not help.

Stanford physician Patrick Burns' ultramarathon was fueled in part by electrolyte supplements. Yet the resulting research showed that they may not help.

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The Freedom House Ambulance Service helped establish the national training model for EMS programs, but abruptly shut down in 1975.

The Freedom House Ambulance Service helped establish the national training model for EMS programs, but abruptly shut down in 1975.

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Emergency medicine physicians practice communicating effectively with their colleagues by building a model helicopter out of Legos.

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.

Laws ensure that anyone can receive needed care in an emergency department. A Stanford Medicine physician played a key role in refining those policies.

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Emergency medicine physician Paul Auerbach has a longstanding interest in care for jellyfish stings. Here, he explains what to do if you are stung.

Emergency medicine physician Paul Auerbach has a longstanding interest in care for jellyfish stings. Here, he explains what to do if you are stung.

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Working with doctors in Rwanda, Stanford pediatric emergency medicine fellow Melissa Hersh learned what it was like to provide care with limited technology.

Working with doctors in Rwanda, Stanford pediatric emergency medicine fellow Melissa Hersh learned what it was like to provide care with limited technology.

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An article in Stanford Medicine magazine examines how Stanford Health Care cut half an hour off its stroke treatment time, helping patients.

An article in Stanford Medicine magazine examines how Stanford Health Care cut half an hour off its stroke treatment time, helping patients.

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Ahead of its fall opening, writer Ruthann Richter reflected on her tour of the new Stanford Hospital's awesome views and inspiring spaces.

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.

A geriatric care specialist talks about the special needs of aging patients and how the Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine is responding.

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