Retrievals: we don’t use the term in the US – moving a patient from one hospital to another, even in the rare instance that a Doctor is in attendance, is a transfer.
LITFL Blog Archive
Rick Abbott turns back the clock to the 1970s and takes a stroll through the years as he reminisces about emergency past.
Working as a doc in the Annapurna region of Nepal – a place where waiting room overcrowding didn’t exist. In fact, waiting rooms didn’t exist…
Uninsured in the US and diagnosed in the ER with a potentially lethal condition that isn’t deemed an ’emergency’, the hospital is not obliged to treat you
Rick Abbott wonders why ERs across the world seem to have a few things in common: they’re almost all overcrowded, understaffed and underfunded…. What can be done about it? It’s just not cricket!