Parents might need to think twice before bringing their child to the E.R.
A hospital in my state is the topic of this article about using the ER and when it might not be the best option. There are family members points of view in the article and many comments as well that make me realize some people just don't get it (true reasons for an ER visit).
How can we do a better job at educating patients and families on emergency vs non emergency?
Does your doctor have a paging system for after hours? Do many know about it?
Just wondering what some of you more experienced people have to say. I'm not meaning to start any arguments but ideas on how I can help my patients understand.