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What happens when my care in the AED is completed?

Based on your diagnosis you will either be discharged or admitted to the hospital. All patients discharged from the AED receive written instructions, ranging from medical instructions, referrals to an outpatient clinic and appointments to return to the AED for…

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How can I avoid infections?

While at the QEH, all the usual rules about personal hygiene apply, and then some. Frequent hand washing and dressing changes are important. Urinary catheter drainage bags should be kept below hip level. Also, if you have relatives at home…

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How can I best avoid falling?

Falls are a leading source of hospital injury, and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital does not want you to fall. The best way to avoid a fall is to call for assistance from a member of your treatment team whenever you…

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Can I see a specialist if I come to the AED?

AED patients are seen by physicians with training or experience in the specialty of emergency medicine. They obtain consultations as needed and if necessary, will refer you to a specialist based on the assessment of your problem.

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Are doctors involved?

All Emergency Ambulance Service personnel function in conjunction with the trained emergency physicians in the Accident and Emergency Department. The EMTs/Paramedics are always in radio contact with these physicians should they require advice and direction.

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How long can I expect to be in the AED?

Quality care takes time. Your total length of stay may depend on your symptoms, illness, and if you have to be admitted to the hospital. In the event that the emergency physician needs to consult with a specialist or you…

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