Emergency Care For You

Five Questions About Delirium

Sarah brings her dad, George, to the Emergency Department after coming to his house this morning and finding him reading yesterday’s paper. George called her by her sister’s name, he had his slippers on the wrong feet. Her dad was sharp and completely independent when she checked on him yesterday. What is going on with George?

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Legalization of Marijuana in Michigan – What you need to know

The passage of recreational marijuana will result in more people needing emergency care, where it has been tied to increases in traffic accidents, accidental ingestions by children and in some cases, mental health issues, including psychosis and delusions.

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Health and Safety Tips for Seniors After an Emergency Department Visit

If you are a senior citizen and you have a health emergency, it is important to take care of yourself after you leave the emergency department. There are symptoms to monitor and risks you can manage that help avoid a return trip to the hospital.

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Who Are We? What Do We Do?

I am an emergency medicine physician. I save lives. From heart attacks to strokes to car crashes, we are here for you on the worst day of your life.

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Don't Get Burned During the Holidays

If you are hosting Thanksgiving this year, burning the turkey is not the only thing you should worry about. Kitchens are the most dangerous rooms in our houses and burns top the list of holiday injuries.

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Cats, Dogs and Dander....Oh My!

Do you have pet allergies? Perhaps you have had to visit relatives with pets, or fly on an airline that allows pets on the plane? Maybe you love animals, but you are very allergic to cats and dogs?

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Dear Patient: A Letter from Your Emergency Physician

I’m sorry I had to meet you tonight. I know that just by ending up in my ER, you’ve had a bad day, perhaps even the worst day of your life. Thank you for trusting me to share in that day.

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Your Summer Guide to Bug Bites & Skin Rashes

Summer is here, the sun is out, and so is our skin. It’s important to know when to treat at home, when to see a doctor, and keep in mind some basic prevention tips.

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Heat Stroke and Hot Cars

Since 2017, the total number of children in the US that died from heatstroke after being left in a car is 72. Most of these children are under 3 years of age.

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