What does EMS stand for?
EMS stands for Emergency Medical Services. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) provide out of hospital care for those with an illness or an injury. EMS operates with a number of different types of healthcare providers including emergency medical technicians, paramedics, registered nurses, nurse prac... Full Post
What is Glucagon Emergency Kit used for?
A glucagon emergency kit is used in people with diabetes who have severe low blood sugar and are having symptoms were they are unable to help themselves. Severe low blood sugar, often called, diabetic hypoglycemia, produces symptoms such as seizures, abnormal breathing, and altered consciousness... Full Post
Why do I have to register in the emergency room?
Registration in the emergency department does a number of things to establish your visit for care. When you register you will be asked to provide your name, date of birth, demographic information, emergency contacts, as well as any insurance you may have. Most hospitals will ask for a valid form of ide... Full Post
What questions will I be asked if I take a loved one to the emergency room?When you accompany a loved one to the hospital not only are you providing support for them but you can be a valuable resource for the medical and nursing staff who are caring for your loved one if they are unable to advocate for themself. When you arrive at the hospital you will be asked basic questions about the person seeking medical care such as name, date of birth,... Full Post