medical professionals http://wrvo.org en How to get the most out of the modern day ER http://wrvo.org/post/how-get-most-out-modern-day-er <p>When people hear &ldquo;emergency room,&rdquo; thoughts of high stress medical situations that could play out on televised shows such as <em>ER</em> often come to mind. While this is fitting to a certain extent, more and more people are finding themselves at the ER to deal with situations that used to be dealt with in the doctor&rsquo;s office. This is because the ER has changed dramatically in more ways than one.</p><p>This week on <em>Take Care</em>, <a href="http://www.drleanawen.com/styled/styled-12/bio.html">Dr. Leana Wen</a> discusses how the modern ER works and how to prepare for a visit to it. Dr. Wen is an attending emergency physician and director of patient-centered care research at George Washington University, and the author of <em>When Doctors Don&rsquo;t Listen: How to Avoid Misdiagnoses and Unnecessary Tests.</em></p><p><strong>Click &#39;Read More&#39; to hear our interview with Dr. Wen.</strong></p><p> Sun, 13 Oct 2013 23:01:00 +0000 Take Care 45447 at http://wrvo.org How to get the most out of the modern day ER Yellow Dot program will give first responders the upper hand http://wrvo.org/post/yellow-dot-program-will-give-first-responders-upper-hand <p>Last month, Oneida, Madison and Herkimer Counties joined an effort to prevent deaths from automobile accidents. The Yellow Dot program is designed to give medical professionals information they need if you can&#39;t.</p><p> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 18:14:36 +0000 Adam Wolfe 21990 at http://wrvo.org