By Emily A. PylePublished Nov. 11, 2018 10:22:18If you’re on a tight schedule, you’ll be able to stay at home until late.
But don’t worry: If you need to go to a hospital or emergency room, you won’t have to wait for an appointment.
You’ll be treated at home or by someone who’s certified to do so, or someone who has an emergency preparedness plan in place.
So, what are some medical emergencies that you should be prepared for?
Some emergency procedures require a doctor’s appointmentThe following are some common emergency procedures that require a medical emergency and how to protect yourself and your loved ones.
If you or someone you know needs a medical procedure, contact your local emergency room or urgent care provider.
If there’s a problem, you can call 911 to report it.
If someone you love is in danger of dying, contact 911 immediately and report any medical problems or signs of distress to the nearest emergency room.
If your loved one is sick, you may need to get a new blood or urine test.
If a hospital emergency is called, you should stay at least 5 miles (8 kilometers) away.
If you have a family member, contact that person immediately and wait for the doctor to be ready.
You may be asked to provide a phone number and address to call back if you don’t.
If an emergency happens while you’re out of the hospital, call 911 immediately.
If someone has a physical condition that requires treatment or a medical condition that can’t be treated, call emergency services immediately.
The following procedures require the appointment of a physicianThe following procedure is called an emergency medical assessment (EMA).
It’s a routine medical check-up.
It’s used to determine if there’s anything you need or could be affected by if you or anyone you love gets sick.
An EMA is a quick check-in, or appointment, to confirm the severity of your condition and determine whether there’s any risk to your health or well-being.
An emergency medical technician is an emergency physician who’s trained to perform emergency medical procedures and is certified by the American College of Emergency Physicians.
You can get trained as an EMT at a number of locations, including the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the Veterans Health Administration (VA).
If you don,t want to have your medical care reviewed by an EMTA, call the VA.
You can also get trained by a licensed nurse.
It costs a little bit more, but you can do it at home and it’s free.
If there’s no one to take your calls, call a phone or online help line for an experienced EMT.
You might also want to get an appointment with your doctor if you have symptoms of:Headaches, dizziness, or feeling tiredYou may also want:A concussion, including a mild concussion, is when a person has a concussion and doesn’t have symptoms for several weeks or longer, usually for a day or two.
If the concussion is caused by a concussion, your doctor can check for a concussion.
You’ll need to have an MRI or CT scan to determine the cause of your concussion.
It may take several hours to determine how much time it takes for the brain to heal and how quickly it will return to normal.
If symptoms of a concussion are not gone within 10 days of the concussion, you’re not likely to get the full concussion.
But you may still need to take steps to avoid any potential long-term effects.
If symptoms persist for more than two weeks, it’s worth calling 911.
An ear infection is a bacterial infection in the ear, or the membranes around it.
Ear infections are usually benign and will heal on their own.
Ear infection symptoms include:Pain in your ear, ears, or eyes that gets worse during the day or on weekendsYou may feel like your ears are burning or ringing and that the sound in your ears gets louder and louder.
Your doctor may give you antibiotics to help with the infection.
If ear infection symptoms are gone for more, it means that the infection is gone and you don’ t need to be hospitalized.
The infection can be treated with antibiotics and your ear should clear up.