Josyann Abisaab

Dr. Josyann Abisaab – ER Physician

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The summer is certainly the hottest time of the year. Most people don’t want their children sitting inside all summer, but they need to be aware of the safety tips that can keep their children safe while exercising during the hottest months. Emergency room doctors like Dr. Josyann Abisaab treat children each summer for heat […]

With Spring Break quickly approaching, it’s important to think about safety considerations for the family. The many ERs throughout the country, where doctors like Dr. Josyann Abisaab work, see frequent avoidable injuries and accidents at this time of year. If you’re heading to the beach, make sure that all babies under six months of age […]

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 […]

Next month, a conference will take place from November 11-13 in Beirut, Lebanon of The Lebanese Society of Emergency Medicine.  This 4th annual conference, where Dr. Josyann Abisaab is on the Scientific and Organizational Committees, will include lectures and workshops about everything from Neuropsych and Trauma to Oncology, Cardiovascular Emergency, and even a Wilderness Medicine […]

Most people feel more sick during the night than they do during the day.  Unfortunately, this often means that your child’s fever spikes, or the cough worsens, during the hours when your doctor is usually not available.  This means that more parents end up being seen in the E.R. by doctors like Dr. Josyann Abisaab.  […]

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 […]

In a fascinating new study by Dr. Janice Bell and others from the University of Washington, they found that babies and children up until age 4 who didn’t sleep enough at night were more likely to be obese five years later than were their better-rested peers.   Those children who slept for less than 10 hours […]

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 […]

Lyme disease is an infection which is often misunderstood by parents and misidentified by the health community.  One of the reasons for the confusion is that Lyme disease manifests in many different ways in the body.  Another reason is that it varies so widely from state to state. The most classic symptom of Lyme disease, […]

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 […]

Did you know that vehicle crashes are the number one cause of unintentional injury-related deaths for children under 14? Most of these accidents actually occur close to home, often when parents don’t bother to buckle a child since they are only driving a short distance. ER doctors such as Josyann Abisaab will advise that you […]

Certainly, emergency room doctors like Dr. Josyann Abisaab see children who have swallowed serious choking hazards. As a parent, it is very important to child-proof the house and to check each room for choking dangers. Make sure, when you purchase toys, that you only purchase items that are age-appropriate. Obviously, if you have older children, […]

One of the main reasons that children end up in the E.R. is because of falls. The more precautions you take in the home, the less likely it will be that you’ll experience a dangerous fall. For very small children, this means never leaving a child unattended on the bed, sofa or changing table. Advice […]

Children’s Health Care: Is it an Emergency? Certainly, there are times when a child gets hurt badly enough that you know they need to go to the emergency rooms. There are other situations, however, that aren’t as clear cut.  During these times, you have five main options. You can handle the problem at home.  Minor […]

Chest Pains: A Leading Cause of Er Visits