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What Doctor Specialty Treats Car Accident Patients
Trauma Surgeon: Emergency medicine physicians do much of the initial diagnostic work on the majority of trauma in this country. In organized trauma systems, severely injured patients are taken to trauma centers where a trauma surgeon directed team, including an emergency medicine colleague, participate in the management. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Motor vehicle accident (MVA) is an event that is a common cause of injury, disability, and death, because of the high speed of impact and the large mass of the vehicles. An MVA can be automobile vs. automobile, auto vs. motorcycle, motorcycle vs. motorcycle, motor vehicle vs. bicyclist/pedestrian, or motor vehicle vs. ...Read more
What a doctor would do if a patient was admitted with a fractutred skull from a car accident and a cat scan was not available?
If a patient is still unconscious after a car accident for 14 hours. What probably happened to him?
Primary Care: If it was severe enough, the emergency room would be prudent. Otherwise your primary care provider can evaluate your whole situation. If there is cause for concern your primary will make sure they are addressed appropriately. ...Read more
Depends: How long ago you were in the accident if it is a day or so, it is normal to feel like you have been beat up and pounded, but this should improve. If it is more than a week or so i would see a doc just to be sure. ...Read more
My husband was in a serious car accident and the doctor said he has a "hemopericardium." what is that?
I was in a car accident 5 years ago and suffered massive head trauma. The doctors said i was fine but I have been recently waking up with a headache. ?
See your Dr.: If you are having headaches starting in the morning or waking you up, you need to be evaluated soon. Your head trauma may or may not be related, but new onset headaches which are persistent need evaluation soon. Do not wait. See yor family dr. For evaluation to rule out some change in your brain or blood vessels causing your headaches. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Been in a car accident a week ago and my knee kills me and its poping and cracking it hurts where i'm in tears should I see the doctor my ins covers?
Yes: If you are still having severe pain following an accident it would be wise to at least be seen and get an xray. More than likely you have a contusion but a simple exam can probably give you some assurance as to the speed of recovery and make sure nothing else was injured ligamentously. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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