February 2004
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February 2004 posts

Swedish to Bring Electronic Monitoring Systems to ICUs - New Technology Provides Added Patient Safety

SEATTLE, Feb. 12, 2004 - Swedish Medical Center announced today that it will be the first health-care provider in the Northwest to begin using new technology that allows intensive-care physicians, called intensivists, to remotely monitor patients in multiple intensive-care units (ICUs). With t...

Mary Bridge, Swedish Establish Joint Pediatric Heart-Surgery Program

TACOMA AND SEATTLE, WASH. - Feb. 10, 2004 - Mary Bridge Children's Hospital in Tacoma and Swedish Medical Center in Seattle today announced the formation of a joint regional heart-surgery program to meet the unique needs of children. The hospitals will share two pediatric heart-surgery care te...

Swedish Medical Center Researchers Help Present Results of NIH-Funded Prenatal Screening Study Today -- Findings will likely change the way women are screened for Down syndrome

SEATTLE, Feb. 5, 2004 - Researchers from Swedish Medical Center's Division of Perinatal Medicine helped present findings from the National Institutes of Health-funded FASTER (First- and Second-Trimester Evaluation of Risk) Trial at today's 24th Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal ...

New Study Suggests Physical Activity May Reduce Risk of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

SEATTLE, Feb. 5, 2004 - Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) complicates 4 percent to 7 percent of all pregnancies in the United States and poses a risk to both infant and mother. However, results of a new study conducted by researchers from Swedish Medical Center's Perinatal Studies program su...
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