From the Front Lines
with Dr. Troy Madsen
How can you tell if it's heartburn or a heart attack? What do you do if someone you love has a stoke? Dr. Troy Madsen, Emergency Department physician, answers these questions and more. He'll give you perspective and information to help you decide if it's really an emergency and what to do in those situations. From falls to the flu, Dr. Madsen will keep you informed about the common reasons why people end up in the ER so you can avoid a trip there yourself.
Working with a knife is not the only way you can cut yourself. Emergency physician Dr. Troy Madsen talks about the most common ways people suffer slices and nicks and what you can do to avoid stitches and emergency ... Read More
Have an extreme pain or discomfort in your stomach? Has it lasted longer than five minutes? Many sufferers avoid going to the emergency room for fear theyâ€™ll just be told itâ€™s nothing and then sent home. As a follow-up to Read More
Warm weather is coming and itâ€™s time to get your yard ready for summerâ€“but be careful using a lawn mower. Dr. Troy Madsen, emergency physician, joins us to describe common lawn mower injuries he sees in the ER, and ... Read More
Whether its cause is hereditary, lack of use, or the result of a traumatic event, 35 percent of U.S. patients suffer from chronic diminished laughter disorder. And until recently, they have had few alternatives to regain their sense of humor. For those cases where drugs and therapy have been ... Read More