What Is the Emergency Room in General and to You?

Name : Zahir

Location : Marina Del Rey, Los Angeles

Occupation: Emergency Medicine Doctor and creator of The Physician Grind

Posted : 18.06.29
Theme : View From the Emergency Room
Working in the emergency room, Doctor Zahir explains how it has not just become a place for the critically ill, but a place for patients who have fallen out of the medical system and use the emergency room as a safety net.

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View From the Emergency Room

The American emergency room is a place where every kind of person seeks help in moments of crisis. It also offers a unique vantage point for thinking about the health of the country and of human beings at large. (Photo by Piron Guillaume)

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