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Do people with a seriouse heart problem need to live near a trauma center?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
3 doctors agree
In brief: Not necessarily
They may be better off near a good hospital where cardiology services are available.
Not in a trauma center.

In brief: Not necessarily
They may be better off near a good hospital where cardiology services are available.
Not in a trauma center.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Trauma center
Not necessarily. Red alert bracelet & 911 are always handy.

In brief: Trauma center
Not necessarily. Red alert bracelet & 911 are always handy.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology
In brief: Not necessarily
The trauma center might not be the best place for management of your heart problems.
Discuss with your cardiologist where the best place to treat your heart condition is. Ask about 24 hour coverage for the problems you might face, and then make your decision.

In brief: Not necessarily
The trauma center might not be the best place for management of your heart problems.
Discuss with your cardiologist where the best place to treat your heart condition is. Ask about 24 hour coverage for the problems you might face, and then make your decision.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Dr. Richard Pollard
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