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Do I need to go to the emergency room?

 When an emergency occurs, it is important to act fast!

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 131 million emergency room visits occur every year. Our ED Care Team at the Medical West Emergency Department is here to assist you when undergoing a medical emergency and to provide you with the best care possible to get you feeling better.

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Understanding Strokes

 A stroke, or an attack of the brain, happens when a blood vessel in the brain bursts or becomes blocked. The brain is an organ that cannot store oxygen, so blood vessels deliver oxygen through the blood. A lack of blood supply can cause a stroke, therefore causing surrounding nerve cells to be cut off from nutrients and oxygen. If the brain tissue lacks oxygen for more than three or four minutes, the tissue begins to die. 

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Do I need to go to the emergency room?

 When an emergency occurs, it is important to act fast!

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 131 million emergency room visits occur every year. Our ED Care Team at the Medical West Emergency Department is here to assist you when undergoing a medical emergency and to provide you with the best care possible to get you feeling better.

Read More