Godišnje se u Sjedinjenim Državama obavi više od 135 milijuna posjeta ER-u, navodi CDC. Kao pacijent, vaš je posao liječnicima hitne pomoći pružiti informacije potrebne da sastave neke temelje za točnu dijagnozu.
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An ER doctor doesn’t have the time to listen to all your health problems from the time you were born. They have a waiting room packed with patients and often not enough doctors to go around; don’t encourage them to rush to a potential misdiagnosis by keeping your health history short and sweet. Patients have to understand that doctors need a simple, fairly straightforward summary of the sequence of events that happened to them