The Golden Hour

Improving Our Care for Pediatric Patients with Asthma

By Katie E. Golden Our pediatric emergency department (ED), as part of Hemby Children’s Hospital at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center, has worked hard over the last year to improve the care of children presenting to the ED with asthma. They implemented a new...

Diagnosis and Treatment for Stroke

By Dr. Katie Golden, MD When a patient presents to the Emergency Department (ED) for stroke symptoms, the evaluation occurs quickly because the potential treatment is time-sensitive. We do our best as ED clinicians to keep patients and their families informed at every...

The Anatomy of the ER Visit for Chest Pain

By Dr.Katie Golden, MD Chest pain is understandably one of the most frequent reasons that people present to an emergency department (ED). While it is a common symptom, it can potentially be the sign of a severe condition, and thus warrants a time-sensitive evaluation....