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Do people with a seriouse heart problem need to live near a trauma center?

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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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