If you are in a hospital emergency room (ER), will probably wait a bit before seeing a doctor. The occupied RHS is always, even during the night.
It is useful to know how the system works in order to be properly prepared. Want to see a nurse and a doctor as soon as possible.
You are usually greeted by a triage nurse who will assess the priority of your medical needs. This person will provide a quick visual inspection, then a few questions. It is in your best interest to have prepared your medical history. This will ensure that complete and accurate.
So, before taking a medical emergency, you write your medical history, an index card (or a good copy). Make sure that any allergies or conditions you have. List of all pre-existing conditions (but not minor colds, cuts, etc.) You can insert the card in a special place, so you can easily find and you can tell where it is. Perhaps taste and budget, will be the best place to put this information.
Nurse will ask questions such as the time of onset and the medicines you take the time. This is not the time to draw conclusions about your situation, you are assumin doctor. Be sure to include information selectively, even if you think you are too young to speak. If your situation involves breathing or bleeding, tell the nurse, the first because it is life-threatening conditions given first priority in the emergency room.
Because the hospital is obviously want to know how you pay for care ER, make sure about your health, contact your insurance number on the back of a medical card. Enter your date of birth, social security number, your employer, address and telephone number.
When you come to hospital by ambulance, which is generally a high priority. It is, at least you wheel in a room ER, where care. If you think that the care of your condition should be very fast, you should call an ambulance. If you are in hospital, should automatically be considered a patient to hospital. It is as if they go through the main door is not an official escort.