If there's never been a time in your office where you've had to deal with a medical emergency, you are lucky. But what if that changes tomorrow? Will you be prepared? Whether you face a case of syncope, a Diabetic insulin reaction, anaphylaxis, seizures or cardiac arrest, your team should develop an emergency plan describing how to handle each situation. Here are some basic drills:
Have you ever had to deal with a medical emergency in your practice? Share what happened, how it was handled and what was the outcome of your teams actions. What kind of emergency protocol do you have put in place?