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Category Archives: Medical Tidbits

Category: Medical Tidbits

Who is this doctor?

March 3, 2015

Who is the doctor taking care of me in the hospital? First in the Emergency Room, you will see an Emergency Physician. If you are admitted to the hospital, you will be under the care of an internist. Typically he/she is the doctor on call for the Emergency Room, the doctor who covers your insurance […]

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Do your part!

February 1, 2015

When we ask you to follow up, change your diet, exercise, stop harmful habits…we expect you to do these things. When a patient comes to the doctor’s office or the hospital for advice, we expect that the advice will be followed. You, the patient, hold the physician to a certain standard, we expect nothing less […]

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Yes you will need to see a specialist

March 18, 2014

Patients who come to the emergency department are sometimes surprised when they are asked to follow up with a specialist outside of the hospital. The specialists who cover the hospital and the emergency room have their own offices. They work in the community. They will only come to the hospital if they or the physician […]

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