Patients with psychiatric emergencies increasingly use the ER for their care. While the ER can initially assess and address acute psychiatric conditions, these patients ultimately need dedicated psychiatric services to finish out that care. 69 more words
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A young woman suffered serious injuries after she fell from a balcony shortly before 3 a.m. on Sunday morning, Ottawa paramedics said.
The 19-year-old unidentified woman fell from a fourth floor balcony, about 15 metres, in a residential building at 2535 Othello Ave. 68 more words
Dr. Joseph Ornato is a well-known name in EMS here in Virginia and across the country. If you don’t know him, he’s the Operational Medical Directory (OMD) for… 107 more words
When you see an obese child, what do you think? Do you immediately blame the parents, and/or poverty? There is no fresh produce to be found in their neighborhood, or maybe you think the parents are just lazy…What if we make school lunches more nutritious. 693 more words