Emergency Room Situations

Emergency Rooms have a variety of different medical situations that can occur at any given time. Some of these conditions and situations are more severe than others.

Below is a list of possible Emergency Room Situations:

  • Car accidents
  • Sports injuries
  • Broken bones and cuts from accidents and falls
  • Burns
  • Heart attacks, chest pain
  • Difficulty breathing, asthma attacks, pneumonia
  • Strokes, loss of function and/or numbness in arms or legs
  • Loss of hearing
  • Unconsciousness
  • Confusion, altered level of consciousness, fainting
  • Suicidal or homicidal thoughts
  • Overdoses
  • Severe abdominal pain, persistent vomiting
  • Poisoning
  • Severe reactions from insect bites, foods or medications
  • Complications from diseases, high fevers

From a presentation by Dr. Josyann Abisaab about abdominal pain