“I think it can be difficult for patients to know the appropriate level of care to seek for their symptoms,” says Dr. Steve Gamburg, chairman of the department of emergency … Continue Reading →
Making quick choices is tough, especially when you or someone in your family needs fast medical attention. When it comes to getting treatment for injury or illness, where should you … Continue Reading →
Hazel Guinto-Ocampo, MD, Nemours duPont Pediatrics/Bryn Mawr Hospital, compares radiation used in x-rays and CT scans to our daily background radiation exposure. More from Philly.com.
“We can all take steps to attempt to avoid injuries,” says Mitchell Drake, MD, an emergency medicine doctor at Paoli Hospital. Drake says he encourages preventative measures whenever possible to … Continue Reading →
“Fireworks can be extremely dangerous if not used safely and appropriately,” says Steven Gamburg, MD, FACEP, Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Main Line Health. More from American Towns.
Simple cuts and scrapes are usually very easily treatable; a bandage, a little ointment, and a washcloth can go a long way. Treating minor injuries like these is easy for … Continue Reading →
The older you are, the more susceptible you are to fractures,” said Dr. Michael Goodyear, director of emergency medicine at Riddle Hospital in Middletown. More from Delaware County Daily Times.
Dr. Stuart Brilliant, chief of Paoli’s Emergency Department, said that while Paoli Hospital has not seen any injuries from icicles, they can pose a very small risk. More from Daily … Continue Reading →
Preparing for winter means more than just a higher gas bill and warmer clothing. When severe weather hits, you’ll want to be prepared with the tools you need to keep … Continue Reading →