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Doctor writes guide for discussing COVID-19 with patients

Anthony Back, MD, pens "Communication Skills in the Age of COVID-19," highlighting just-in-time tips for talking with patients while operating under crisis standards.

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LEARN webinar on suicide prevention training

Christopher DeCou, PhD, and Jennifer Stuber, director of Forefront Suicide Prevention, discuss how to recognize signs of distress and respond to someone at risk of suicide.

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Pre-pregnancy health affects COVID-19 infection severity

Kristina Adams Waldorf, MD, discusses findings published in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology on how COVID-19 infections affect pregnant women with existing health challenges.

2019 Novel Coronavirus


UW Medicine Lab Scientists Study 2019 Novel Coronavirus

As the cases of 2019 novel coronavirus continue to grow, the public health response is ramping up. In the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local and state public health departments are coordinating the ...

Risk of Intracranial Hemorrhage Following Intravenous tPA


Risk of Intracranial Hemorrhage Following Intravenous tPA (Tissue-Type Plasminogen Activator) for Acute Stroke Is Low in Children

Catherine Amlie-Lefond, MD, Professor of Neurology and Director of the Seattle Children’s Pediatric Vascular Program, recently published a paper regarding the safety and efficacy of intravenous tPA (tissue-type plasminogen activator) in pediatric patients.

Inpatient Thromboprophylaxis


Inpatient Thromboprophylaxis in Pregnancy and Postpartum

OB Consensus Statement on practice guidelines for hospital antepartum and postpartum services, reviewing indications for inpatient pharmacologic prophylaxis against thromboembolism.

Tissue Chips in Space


Tissue Chips in Space — Challenges and Opportunities

The team at the University of Washington was selected to create a kidney MPS based on primary cells derived from pathologically normal surgical nephrectomy tissue remnants.

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Progress in Prostate Cancer Appears to Slow

Over the last 25 years, Dr. Daniel Lin says, there has been a 25-30% decrease in deaths from prostate cancer.

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