“It’s different from TV shows like Scrubs and Grey’s Anatomy, where there are always gunshot wounds and stab wounds. We have a wide range of patients coming to us, from emergencies to emergencies,” he said.
“13% of our cases are resuscitation or serious cases such as heart attack, acute stroke, or accidental trauma. 67% are serious emergencies where the patient is unable to walk. ailments such as cuts, broken bones, or a chronic cough,” she noted.
“In critical cases, check the ABC (airway, breathing, circulation). Is the airway open? Is the patient breathing? Is the heart beating? Does the patient need CPR or tubing?” do you?” she said. “Patients need to be evaluated quickly, finding problems, medical history, drug allergies, and placing patients according to their priorities.”
Priority 1 and 2 cases receive immediate treatment, while priority 3 or non-urgent cases are added to the queue, Ho explained.
She administers painkillers, administers rapid first aid to stop bleeding, has X-rays to check for broken bones and an ECG to check for heart attacks, one of the most common causes of death. Order the necessary tests (such as an electrocardiogram). she said.