emergency room :
- n a room in a hospital or clinic staffed and equipped to provide emergency care to persons requiring immediate medical treatment
News & Articles
- 20-Year-Old Survives 15-Story Fall
Emergency room doctors say they are 'astounded'; 90 percent of people would die in a seven-story fall. Height, surface where the victim lands and the part of the body that hits ground first are the best prognosticators for survival.
June 17, 2013 - ABC News
- Jury seated in ER doctor’s sex crimes trial
A jury was seated late Monday afternoon in the trial of a former emergency room doctor accused of sex crimes against girls who were in his home for sleepovers. Dr. Keith D. Goldblum, 59, a former emergency room doctor at Good Samaritan Hospital, is alleged to have pulled down clothing of girls during the sleepovers, shined a flashlight to look at them and touched the girls, according to ...
June 17, 2013 - WHIO-TV 7 Dayton
- Falling toilet seats: Rare but growing risk for boys
By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Ouch: Boys know that toilet seats are an occupational hazard of potty training, but a new study suggests the number of genital injuries caused by falling toilet toppers is growing. Researchers found the number of emergency room visits for toilet-related injuries to the penis, while still rare, increased by about 100 visits each year between 2002 ...
June 17, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News