Showing posts from May, 2018

5 things you should know before going to the ER Which should really be an article on "5 pieces of common sense on being human." Yes, if you have the flu, don't clog up the ER. Or heck, anything that's not an emergency, don't come.

How the ER reflects the community

From the sleepy small city ER, to the inner-city $hit-show in a major metropolitan area, what happens in your ER is a glimpse into the might and plight of the city. Neighborhoods and cities are all different, but some are systemically disadvantaged, and that means different problems and different stresses. Working in violent areas of the city puts healthcare professionals in a tenuous place operating between violent factions. one such city and example is in Chicago. Here's more.