The biggest problem at an ER may not be the one you go in with, but the one you encounter there

posted on July 1, 2011 - 4:18pm
When a medical emergency strikes — and the patient is a person with a neuromuscular disease — it’s not just getting to the emergency room quickly that’s critical. It’s also critical to ensure the ER staff understands the patient’s special needs caused by muscle disease.

How to make your hospital stay a good one

posted on March 1, 2007 - 10:07am
QUEST Vol. 14, No. 2
For plenty of people, the desire to be released from the hospital is urgent the minute they slip on their admission wristbands.Those with neuromuscular diseases, however, often find they require more hospital care than the average person, so making the experience as smooth and comfortable as possible is important. Hospital patients who recognize their needs and communicate them to the medical...