Josyann Abisaab

Dr. Josyann Abisaab – ER Physician

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No one wants to be in a position in which they have to go to the emergency room, but each year 135m+ Americans do end up making a visit.  Given this large number, it is probably worth reading up on some tips on how to make it as smooth an experience as possible.  The less […]

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 […]

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 […]

In an interesting study in 2008, Dr. Manya Newton, an emergency room physician at the University of Michigan, and others, authored a paper explaining some of the reasons that emergency rooms are so overcrowded.  While many of us make the assumption that the uninsured are coming to the emergency room too frequently for non-essential visits, […]

When someone has been in the emergency room for care, they often don’t bother to follow through afterwards.  They might be happy to be feeling better the next day, or they are exhausted from their ordeal and don’t have the energy to follow through.  The follow through, however, is as important as is the emergency […]