The Golden Hour

Diagnosis and Treatment for Stroke

Diagnosis and Treatment for Stroke

By Dr. Katie E. Golden 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

The Anatomy of the ER Visit for Chest Pain

By Dr.Katie E. Golden 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....