Did you know to be accurate you should sit in place for 3 minutes with 2 feet on the floor before taking your blood pressure, do not talk, eat or drink. … [Read more...] about How do you check your blood pressure?
After spending 30 years in emergency medicine, Kathleen A. Handal, MD believes that a good dose of medical common sense is what’s needed to keep people healthy and safe. “Too often, the people who lack basic knowledge of how their bodies work come to the emergency department when they are in crisis … [Read more...] about “Doc’s First Aid Guide”
I hope you never have to step foot in an ER, but if you’ve read this book and follow my suggestions you’ll be better prepared. As an ER Doc for over 20 years, I share insider’s tips to make you aware and empower you to get the best possible care. Any type of illness or injury is stressful, whether … [Read more...] about Doc’s ER Guide-Surviving the Emergency Room