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Urgent Care vs. Emergency Care
Urgent Care vs. Emergency Care
Guest(s):Dr. David Sklar
Topic:ER in Crisis: Fact or Fiction?
Topic Info:What is urgent care and what is the difference between urgent care and emergency care? Dr. Savid Sklar joins Dr. Leigh to help outline the differences between the two. Dr. Sklar will discuss when a person should seek emergency care versus urgent care.
Original Air Date:7 / 15 / 2011
Why Are Emergency Departments in America Closing? Featured
Dog Bite Prevention
Dog Bite Prevention
Guest(s):Alison S. Tothy, M.D.
Topic:Dog Bite Prevention
Topic Info:Even the cuddliest, fuzziest, sweetest pup can bite if provoked. Most people are bitten by their own dog or one they know. Some owners actually promote aggression in their dogs or allow aggression to go unchecked. Dr Alison Tothy, Pediatric Emergency Medi ...
Original Air Date:6 / 15 / 2011
Brain Attack – What is a Stroke? Featured
Stroke in Women Featured
Stroke in Children
Stroke in Children
Guest(s):Dr. Mark Mackay
Topic:Important Stroke Information from the ACEP
Topic Info:Although it’s rare, children and young adults can have strokes. In fact number of hospitalizations for teens and young adults with stroke is rising. A new study in the Annals of Emergency Medicine looks at early detection of stroke in children in the ...
Original Air Date:5 / 20 / 2011
One ER Physician's Personal Experience Surviving a Stroke
One ER Physician's Personal Experience Surviving a Stroke
Guest(s):Dr. Diana Fite
Topic:Important Stroke Information from the ACEP
Topic Info:We will get a unique inside view from a stroke survivor who is also an ER physician. Dr. Diana Fite joins Dr. Leigh to talk about her life-threatening stroke back in 2007 that occurred while she was driving. She’ll discuss what she knew what to do in ...
Original Air Date:5 / 20 / 2011
Pediatric Trauma Centers; How To Get The Best Care Possible
Pediatric Trauma Centers; How To Get The Best Care Possible
Guest(s):Dr Sage Myers, M.D.
Topic:Pediatric Trauma Centers
Topic Info:Dr Sage Myers comes on the show to discuss the study that showed that most injured children are not being treated at pediatric trauma centers, arguably the most appropriate location of care for young patients. This study was presented May 2, 2011, at the ...
Original Air Date:5 / 18 / 2011
What is the "Just 2% Campaign"?
What is the "Just 2% Campaign"?
Guest(s):Dr. Andy Bern
Topic:ACEP's "Just 2 Percent" Campaign
Topic Info:ACEP has just kicked off their “Just 2%” campaign. Emergency care accounts for only 2 percent of the nation’s health care dollars annualy, and many lawmakers believe that it is the most expensive type of medical care...nothing is further from the tr ...
Original Air Date:5 / 6 / 2011
Can ER Visits be Prevented?
Can ER Visits be Prevented?
Guest(s):Dr. Jesse Pines
Topic:ACEP's "Just 2 Percent" Campaign
Topic Info:In order to save healthcare dollars, the newest ER trend in several states, is to try to prevent patients from going to the ER. Not only will this NOT save money...it may be putting patients in jeopardy! Dr. Jesse Pines, director of the Center for Healthc ...
Original Air Date:5 / 6 / 2011
Medical Liability Reform Featured
The Value of Emergency Medicine Featured
STD Awareness Month, An ER Overview Featured
Spring Break Safety Tips
Spring Break Safety Tips
Guest(s):Dr. Jim Williams
Topic:Spring Safety Checklist
Topic Info:Almost every year unfortunately, we hear about a tragedy with teens or young adults on a spring break or senior trip. There are safety precautions these young travelers should be aware of when they travel. So whether it is here or abroad, learn what you ...
Original Air Date:4 / 8 / 2011
Spring Allergies
Spring Allergies
Guest(s):Dr. Matt Rice
Topic:Spring Safety Checklist
Topic Info:Spring is in the air, literally with rising pollen counts. Most of us get them this time of year. Symptoms of sneezing, watery/itchy eyes are associated with allergies and also with colds...learn about how you can tell the difference. We will discuss ot ...
Original Air Date:4 / 8 / 2011
Spring Cleaning Safety Checkup
Spring Cleaning Safety Checkup
Guest(s):Dr. Chris Amato
Topic:Spring Safety Checklist
Topic Info:Spring is the season of renewal and many of us do that with a good “spring cleaning.” So whether you’re pulling and cleaning your grill out for the season, power washing your deck, cleaning out gutters or the attic as well as repairing and checkin ...
Original Air Date:4 / 8 / 2011
Pyschiatric Emergencies
Pyschiatric Emergencies
Guest(s):Dr. Thomas Swoboda
Topic:Psychiatric Emergencies
Topic Info:What constitutes a psychiatric emergency? Dr. Thomas Swoboda joins the show to answer when and why should someone go to the hospital emergency room, what is entailed in an emergency psychiatric evaluation and many more important questions regarding Psychi ...
Original Air Date:3 / 11 / 2011
Psychiatric Boarding Featured
The Elderly and Psychiatric Conditions Featured
Pediatric Psychiatric Emergencies
Pediatric Psychiatric Emergencies
Guest(s):Dr. Muhammad Waseem
Topic:Psychiatric Emergencies
Topic Info:Psychiatric conditions may be very different in children compared to other age groups. Learn about what some of the common signs to look for and when to suspect your child may be manifesting a true psychiatric condition. We will also discuss how today ...
Original Air Date:3 / 11 / 2011
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