Skip to main content
August 22, 2013
Source - KOMO TV
Until recently, school nurses could not administer epinephrine to a child having the potentially life-threatening reaction unless the medication had already been prescribed in that child’s name. But last month a new law took effect that will allow doctors to prescribe epinephrine directly to a school. Dr. Russell Migita, clinical director of Emergency Services at Seattle Children’s Hospital, is quoted in this article.
Parental decisions are the bedrock of childhood vaccination rates. While most parents turn to their pediatricians for help ... cont.
Dr. Tim Rose, co-director of Seattle Children’s Research Institute’s Center for Global Infectious Disease Research, has ... cont.
Although many advances have been made in temporary heart pumps for adults, the same has not been true for children. But, that’s ... cont.
Seattle Children’s provides healthcare for the special needs of children regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, sex (gender), sexual orientation or disability. Financial assistance for medically necessary services is based on family income and hospital resources and is provided to children under age 21 whose primary residence is in Washington, Alaska, Montana or Idaho.
© 1995-2014 Seattle Children’s Hospital, Research and Foundation