# Emergency room
When surgeons operate on the wrong side
I have heard of people who drive in the opposite direction of where they intend to go, especially at night. For what seems to be an automatic task, telling right from the left could have devastating consequences. One in six people struggle with differentiating the two. It’s a complex issue that involves language, spatial awareness, and mental rotation. It becomes challenging if an individual is facing the subject they are attempting to make the differentiation.
Woman fights hefty bill for a 100-yard ambulance ride
It almost became the most expensive ride of her life yet. A San Jose woman received a $2255 bill for a 100-yard ambulance ride. In November 2022, Amber Chan drove herself to the emergency room of El Camino Health in Mountain View, California. She was admitted but then transferred to the inpatient clinic next door.
Why You Should go to Your Doctor Instead of the Emergency Room! Unless there is a true “emergency” (Opinion)
According to ScienceDaily, nearly half of the healthcare visits in the US are done in Emergency Rooms. Many reasons can be blamed for this rise. Some people abuse the emergency rooms and that will always be the case for them. They do not respect the reason why the department was put in place. They use the ER as their “go-to” for any and all medical needs. Recurring visits for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), can be treated by the local Public Health Department.
Woman rushed to ER for threats of suicide immediately following abortion
A woman was taken to the emergency room after undergoing an abortion in Chicago earlier this year — but this time, it was apparently not due to a botched abortion. Instead, the woman became suicidal afterward and was threatening to harm herself.
New freestanding emergency room in Middleburg set to open by October
HCA Florida Orange Park Hospital’s freestanding emergency room located in Middleburg is set to open in October 2022. The location will serve as Clay County’s third, freestanding emergency room facility.
Learned A Lesson The Hard Way
Ended the day with a bang, taking a direct hit from a pair of garden loppers to the head. Thankfully the damage was minimal, but still was pretty scary.