Posts Tagged ‘Emergency Rooms’

What is a Medical Emergency?

Monday, June 16, 2014 13:34 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
About Emergencies: What is a medical emergency and when to call 9-1-1
 

Debate brews over whether emergency departments are busier since the Affordable Healthcare Act expanded insurance coverage the beginning of this year.
While the debate continues, it is important for you to understand what a medical emergency is and when to […]

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Active Healthy Kids and Outdoor Play- Preparing for Life’s Little Mishaps

Tuesday, May 18, 2010 20:16 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Preparing for Life’s Little Mishaps While Engaging Your Kids in Outdoor Play
“Play, Incorporating Animistic and Magical Thinking Is Important Because It:
Fosters the healthy, creative and emotional growth of a child; Forms the best foundation for later intellectual growth. Provides a way in which children get to know the world and […]

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Real Simple Magazine Taps Experts for Emergency Care Advice

Thursday, February 26, 2009 10:32 3 Comments

Preparing for Life’s Mishaps
by Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Having this card in your wallet could save your life in an ER
When Real Simple Magazine reporter contacted me for a story on emergency rooms, I was delighted to help out.  I think it’s important for readers to have the perspective from a nurse on the […]

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