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BY THE
NUMBERS

34

%

of ER visits are the result
of fall-related injuries

85-90%
SCENARIO 4

Your brother blames one too many
slices of pie for his nausea. But he also
has pain near his navel that gets sharp
in his lower right abdomen, and he
has a fever. Is it a common foodborne
illness or appendicitis?
"Foodborne illnesses are much more
common than appendicitis," Dr. Dao
says, "and there are reliable physical
exams your doctor can perform to
rule out appendicitis. I'd advise going
to the nearest urgent care first and
getting an evaluation. If they suspect
appendicitis, they will help arrange for
further care."

of scald burns are
related to cooking,
drinking or serving
hot liquids

7-14%

the lifetime risk of
developing appendicitis

GETTY IMAGES

Don't let an injury or illness bring an end
to your holly jolly festivities this year. The
experts at Northside Hospital's urgent
care centers are always equipped to help
from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week.
To learn more, visit northside.com/
emergencyservices.

Visits to emergency rooms spike during
the holidays. Although you should never
hesitate to visit the ER in a true emergency,
here are some ways to minimize your risks:
Eat and drink in moderation. If you
have a health condition, don't set aside
the rules because it's a holiday. Stick to
your eating plan, exercise, sleep schedule
and medications.
Be cautious, especially away from
home. Avoid walking on ice, be careful
hanging decorations and be alert for things
that are different. For instance, your
niece's rug might not be nonslip, or those
sweets may trigger your peanut allergy.
Plan ahead to make sure you
have an adequate supply of any
medications or medical supplies you
may need over the holidays. Many
pharmacies and physician offices have
shorter hours in December, so be prepared.
If you do need the Emergency
Department, know that it's open to care for
you 24/7. Learn more at northside.com/
emergencyservices.

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WEBSITE

Stay Festive

STAY
HEALTHY
THIS
HOLIDAY
SEASON

37%

the risk of having a
heart attack increases
by more than a third on
Christmas Eve

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