Answer: There were many, and often retrospectively comical, plague treatments. An orange stuffed with cloves hung near the victim was said to dispel the plague, for example. Also, it was said that placing a hen next to the swelling wold draw out the infection. Victims were washed with a mixture of vinegar and rose water and veins leading to the heart were commonly cut to allow for the body to bleed out the illness.
Answer: It is called triage. It is the place where a nurse assess you and decides how life threatening your condition is. From here they decide which order to call patients in, based on their condition. The critical patients are always called in first.
Answer: You will need to take in an old prescription bottle and/or the name and number of the pharmacy that has filled your prescription before. Med management at an emergency room will also depend on your past history with them and which meds you are trying to refill.If this is a first diagnosis, most emergency rooms have an on call psychiatrist who -may- want to check you in to a hospital for observation. That said, yes emergency rooms can prescribe psychiatric meds. Whether they will depends on the hospital and the patient.
Answer: If you call the general reception and ask for the person you are looking for they will tell you what room and floor they are on from there you could send them something or you could be put through directly to their room if they have a phone or better yet go visit them.
In Fahrenheit 451 why did the emergency hospital send technicians instead of doctors to treat Mildred?
because suicide was so common that they operated machines to treat the patient so no need of a doctor
Answer: Yes the hospital may send you to collections before your insurance settles on an account. In most states the hospital is not actually required to even file your insurance, however, they do as a courtesy. Even when the hospital does file your insurance if they make a mistake and your claim is denied based on this mistake they can not be held liable and are not required to fix the problem. It is now the patients responsibilty to get the itemized statements and get them to the insurance company.
Answer: It will depend on what type of emergency it is. There is everything from heath exhaustion to heat stroke to a heat syncope or collapse. In most situations you will want to remove the person from heated area to a cooler one. Have them lay down and try a much as possible to lower their core body temperature to a normal range. Give them cool or cold water, something like Gatorade is better because it will help their body absorb the water. If their condition does not improve then you need to take them to the hospital immediately.
Answer: VMATs - Veterinary Medical Assistance Teams - can be sent by several different agencies in the United States. Most VMATs are organized through USDA APHIS (Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service). However, DHS (Department of Homeland Security) and DoD (Department of Defense) both have some teams available depending upon the situation.
Answer: In Great Britain, sailors were given limes to eat - when aboard long-distance sailing vessels. Thus, they were called "Limeys". The vitamin C in limes prevented scurvy - as this is a disease which results from vitamin C deficiency.
Nowadays, just eating some citrus fruits and/or taking vitamin C supplements prevent scurvy from occurring.
Scurvy is very rare - in the United States, today. It does occur, however, in less developed parts of the world, especially in Africa.