Category Archives: Emergency Medicine

Fall Prevention Tips

By: Michael Glaze, M.D. Co-authored by: Terri Repasky, Clinical Nurse Specialist: Emergency & Trauma Services [caption id="attachment_8275" align="alignright" width="150"] Michael Glaze, MD, is a board-certified emergency medicine physician and the Assistant Director of Emergency Services at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare[/caption] Did you know that falls are the number one cause of injury in our area?  As…
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Chest Pain? Dial 911!

By: Wayne Batchelor, MD [caption id="attachment_7583" align="alignright" width="150"] Wayne Batchelor, MD is a board-certified interventional cardiologist with Tallahassee Memorial Physician Partners, Cardiac & Internal Medicine Specialists, Services provided by Southern Medical Group, P.A.[/caption] Approximately 50 percent of heart attack patients do not call emergency services (EMS) or reach the hospital by ambulance. Why do so…
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Save a Life with CPR

By: Akash Ghai, MD [caption id="attachment_7267" align="alignright" width="150"] Akash Ghai, MD is a board-certified cardiologist with Tallahassee Memorial Physician Partners, Cardiac & Internal Medicine Specialists, Services provided by Southern Medical Group, P.A.[/caption] While statistics show that 80 percent of those who experience cardiac arrest are at home and frequently have family present during the crisis,…
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Stroke: Time is Brain – Know the Warning Signs

By: Siddharth Sehgal, MD [caption id="attachment_6076" align="alignright" width="150"] Siddharth Sehgal, MD, is a board-certified neurologist in the Tallahassee Memorial NeuroScience Center.[/caption] It is estimated that someone experiences a stroke once every 45 seconds in the U.S. Despite being the fourth leading cause of death in America, fewer than one in five Americans can recognize the…
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Holidays See Rise in Head Injuries

[caption id="attachment_3027" align="alignright" width="100"] Dr. Ashoo is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and serves as Medical Director of the Tallahassee Memorial Bixler Emergency Center.[/caption] By: Sam Ashoo, MD, Medical Director Bixler Emergency Center Once again, we are blessed with the Christmas season. As we spend time purchasing and receiving gifts for ourselves and our children,…
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