What Can and Can’t Urgent Care Do?  

Urgent care can be an excellent medical resource within communities. They fill a number of gaps that primary doctors and emergency rooms aren't always able to fill. However, it's important to understand what you should - and shouldn't - use urgent care facilities for, and when it's important to go [...]

Triage Techniques In An Emergency Department  

An emergency department can be a chaotic place, especially on busy nights. One of the ways that staff brings order to all of this chaos is through triage. So what is triage? Essentially, it's the framework by which emergency room staff prioritize patients and decide on care. An improper triage [...]

What You Should Know About Organ Donation  

Are you an organ donor? It's a common question, one you've probably heard when getting your driver's license. Becoming an organ donor is easy, but what is organ donation really, and how does it help people? Here's what you should know. What Is Organ Donation? Organ donation involves harvesting all [...]