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  • Preparing for an emergency department visit

    Posted by Dagmar on March 31, 2019 at 11:30 am

    When a medical emergency happens, and the patient has ALS, it’s not only important to get to the emergency department (ED) quickly that’s critical. It’s also critical to ensure the ED staff understands what particular considerations an ALS patient needs.  What was your experience at the ED? What recommendations do you have for others to be better prepared – – just in case!

    This resource from the MDA  lets you look up which hospitals/healthcare institutions provide expert clinical care for individuals living with neuromuscular diseases such as ALS:

    Dagmar replied 5 years, 1 month ago 1 Member · 0 Replies
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