Preventive Care Services: Take Charge of Your Well-being
When it comes to figuring out how health care works and doesn’t work, nothing does the trick better than having to live through an emergency, an accident or serious health issues.
My 24-year-old son was in a car accident in April 2014 when a tractor-trailer pulled out in front of him on a major highway. A study of the accident scene says he was going the speed limit, and the truck pulled out from a side street going around 10 to 15 mph.
Needless to say, his injuries were serious. He spent 10 days in intensive care with internal injuries and a traumatic brain injury. After months of rehab for his body and brain, he is now well on his way to complete recovery.
Overall, his care has been excellent. The emergency trauma staff and intensive care doctors were amazing. Not only did they keep him alive and take care of his injuries, they were kind to our family and friends. They kept us posted on his progress and explained everything he was going through. The medical staff at the rehab hospital told us what to expect and eased our minds when his memory and behavior concerned us. I learned a lot through my son’s accident and recovery. Here are some first-hand experience quick tips I can share as a result.
Most recent update: 1/29/2018
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