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Dr. Donald Alves
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Emergency Rescue (Overview)

Emergency programs search for and provide aid to those who are in distress or danger.


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What is an emergency rescue?

What is an emergency rescue?

The golden Hour: The golden hour for trauma is the first hour of care- if care can be received within the first hour after an accident- chances of survival are much better. An emergency rescue is the process of either saving someone from a life or limb injury both out of the hospital (by paramedics) or inside the hospital by emergency personnel. ...Read more

Dr. Donald Alves
98 doctors shared insights

Emergency Rescue (Overview)

Emergency programs search for and provide aid to those who are in distress or danger.


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Treating Accidental Poisoning (Tip)

Treating Accidental Poisoning

Do keep the poison control center telephone number in an easy-to-find location for emergencies. ...See more

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Is polyarteritis nodasa an emergency?

No: But it is important to make the diagnosis to avoid complications from it and to treat it appropriately. ...Read more

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When should I go to the emergency room?

When should I go to the emergency room?

Um, in an emergency: Sorry, but you need to help narrow this down. When you can't breathe, have severe pain, bleeding you cannot control, cannot keep fluids down due to vomiting, have prolific diarrhea, get lightheaded with position changes and/or faint, have chest pains with related symptoms, break a bone (or might have)..... Hopefully none of these are ailing you! ...Read more

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How to cope with emergency room visits?

First: answer the question: "is the reason I a going a real emergency?" If it is to you then go. However accept the decision of the triage person who determines who goes into the emergency room for treatment and in which order. Overall simply be patient ...Read more

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Where or how can I get emergency insulin?

Where or how can I get emergency insulin?

Samples, pharmacy: If you have a primary care doctor, the office may have some samples of the Insulin you take. Many states do not require a prescription for purchasing Insulin from a pharmacy. One source i just checked says most counties in fl do not require a rx. If you're purchasing it without a prescription, be sure you're getting the form of Insulin you need. The pharmacist can help. ...Read more

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What's the emergency aid to stop fainting?

What's the emergency aid to stop fainting?

It depends: Depending what causes fainting. At first put a person down, then try to stimulate with smelly salt, pain, cold water, call 911. ...Read more