Your Inside Guide to the Emergency Department: And How to Prevent Having to Go! (Paperback)

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Your Inside Guide to the Emergency Department: And How to Prevent Having to Go! By Fred Voon, Cynthia Lank (Editor) Cover Image
By Fred Voon, Cynthia Lank (Editor)


This is the first book for the general public, written by a physician, to guide you through what really happens in the Emergency Department (ED).

In Canada there are over 15 million Emergency visits a year. In the USA, over 145 million annually - a shocking 46 visits for every 100 persons Learn what to expect if you, or a loved one, becomes one.

- What happens and why from the ambulance to the trauma bay?
- What and whom should you bring?
- Why do you have to wait so long? Why did that person get seen before you?
- Who gets seen faster? How can you get treated sooner?
- Why do you have to tell the same story over again?
- Who are all these people?
- What should you do to prepare?

Dr. Voon also busts some common myths and provides tons of practical tips and tricks to help you stay out of the ED:

- What might not be an emergency after all?
- What should everyone stock in their Home Medicine Cabinet?
- What internet sites can we trust?

As an in-depth and comprehensible resource, this non-fiction is a reference that belongs in every household and every waiting room.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9781777603403
ISBN-10: 1777603404
Publisher: FriesenPress
Publication Date: June 28th, 2021
Pages: 162
Language: English