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Bikes, Trikes, Scooters and Skates: How to Stay Out of the ER

Wheels. No matter how young or old you are, these Bronze Age inventions not only represent freedom; they provide it. From your first tricycle to your first car or truck and everything in between, … 654 more words

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In case of emergency....

A few days ago I was meeting a friend that is never late and is basically glued to her phone.  So when she was 30 minutes late, not answering her phone, not reading or replying to messages, I started worrying about her.  528 more words

Emergency Care

Why Kids 12 and under are Drinking Hand Sanitizer Gel

If you’ve sent your kids out the door with those cute little bottles of hand sanitizer in their backpacks, lunchboxes and gym bags, you may want to check the… 459 more words

General Health

Complexity and Severity of Pediatric Patients Treated at United States Emergency Departments

Hudgins, J.D. et al. The Journal of Pediatrics | Published online: 7 April 2017

Objective: To compare the complexity and severity of presentation of children in general vs pediatric emergency departments (EDs). 49 more words

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Do You Know What to Do in a Snakebite Emergency?

It’s another warm, wet spring in North Texas, and you know what that means. Wildflowers, yes. But also, snakes. The recent storms have stirred them up and the forecast calls for more severe weather. 498 more words

General Health

Take Me First: The Triage System

Often times, when I read a medical scene in a fiction novel it generally covers treatment of a character’s injury/illness. That can be the extent of the scene. 555 more words

Emergency Treatment