Josyann Abisaab

Dr. Josyann Abisaab – ER Physician

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When confronted in the emergency room with a patient who is suspected of having elevated intracranial pressure, a physician like Dr. Josyann Abisaab will likely reach for one of the most useful tools available to her, and that is the ultrasound machine. This amazing piece of modern hospital equipment is an excellent way to discover […]

Sometimes it’s necessary, and sometimes it’s not, but it is certainly true that almost all of us have been to the emergency at one time or another. Maybe it was a broken leg, or the fear of one. Perhaps it was a poisoning or a burn. Whatever it was, we are certainly glad for the […]

Research has shown that more than half of all emergency room visits in the US are for non-emergencies. The trend to use the emergency room as if it were a doctor’s office is wasteful in several ways. First of all, it wastes money. The cost of seeing a doctor in the emergency room can be […]

Its winter, a time of year when people are more susceptible to illness, and do seem to get sick more frequently. One of the more common illnesses which is seen by doctors, usually during  regular office hours, but sometimes by emergency room doctors like Josyann Abisaab, is strep throat. Strep throat is generally not an […]

Emergency room doctors, like Josyann Abisaab, MD, deal with an extraordinary range of medical issues on a regular basis. This makes them uniquely qualified to train army medics, who can be the difference between life and death for soldiers on the field, but who may not have the experience necessary to treat the issues with […]

People often make the mistake of going to the ER when their condition is not an emergency. Not only is this a waste of time and money, it also causes stress and unnecessary disorder in the emergency room. Doctors such as Dr. Josyann Abisaab recommend that you think objectively about the condition you encounter, before […]

ER doctors such as Dr. Josyann Abisaab often encounter unpleasant, remarkably painful and slow-healing injuries. One of the most common is a wrist or elbow fracture. People occasionally lose their balance or are knocked over while participating in a physical activity like skiing or mountain biking. Instinctually, they put out a hand or two to […]

Halloween is approaching, and already people can feel the excitement as they choose their costumes, make plans with trick-or-treat companions, and select pumpkins for their jack-o lanterns. Everyone is anticipating this fun, candy-filled night. Many ER doctors such as Dr. Josyann Abisaab and others have seen Halloween accidents first-hand, and, while Halloween night is certainly […]

A new study published recently in Pediatrics highlights that more children and teenagers are suffering traumatic brain injuries while playing basketball.  Taking a ten year range from 1997 to 2007, researchers looked at visits to emergency rooms like the one where Dr. Josyann Abisaab works.  They found that, for people under the age of 20 […]

Asthma, according to The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, affects nearly 34 million Americans.  Each year, over 200,000 emergency room visits are due to allergy attacks, as are 300 deaths.  Serious asthma attacks may warrant a visit to the emergency room where doctors like Dr. Josyann Abisaab will assess the situation and treat […]

This article details an important upcoming conference on CPR and and AHA guidelines, as well as a discussion on the importance of knowing CPR.

Summer is a time when children have more time off and more time to explore and to enjoy.  At the same time, emergency room doctors like Josyann Abisaab see a great deal of avoidable injuries in the summer.  Keep these tips in mind as you enjoy your summer with your children. Drowning is one of […]

This article talks about the recent award that was presented to Dr. Josyann Abisaab.

Chest Pains: A Leading Cause of Er Visits

The more prepared you are before you have to visit the hospital, the more smoothly the experience should go when you actually have an emergency.  If you are elderly and living alone, there are a number of precautions that you should take before an emergency room visit is necessary. Make sure that you know which […]