An hour after you get home from work, your son takes a hard fall on his bike. It's Saturday night, and your daughter is complaining of nausea. At the crack of dawn, you awake with a slight temperature. What do you do?
Situations like these, and many others, often come up at night or during the weekend when your doctor may not be available. No need to fear - we're glad to provide a source that can help calm your worries.
The information here is designed especially for times when your doctor isn't immediately on hand. A wide range of topics can help you make the right decisions about what degree of medical care you need and how to provide relief for minor conditions at home.
Disclaimer: The information contained in these topics is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, it is provided for educational purposes only. You assume full responsibility for how you choose to use this information.
Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare provider before starting any new treatment or discontinuing an existing treatment. Talk with your healthcare provider about any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Nothing contained in these topics is intended to be for medical diagnosis or treatment.
If you think that you are having a medical emergency, call 911 or the number for the local emergency ambulance service NOW!
When in doubt, call your doctor immediately or go to the closest emergency department.