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.
During the holidays people sometimes ignore symptoms that could be serious for their health. University of Utah Health Care emergency room physician Dr. Troy Madsen talks about three potentially risky symptoms commonly ... Read More
We’ve all seen those scenes in movies where a dislocated shoulder is shoved back into place. It looks painful, but relatively easy. Can you really do that in real life? More importantly, should you? Emergency physician Dr. ... Read More
Pneumonia comes in at No. 8 on the list of top 10 causes of death in the United States. The condition often goes unnoticed and untreated until it has reached a life-threatening point, especially in older patients. So what can you do? University of Utah Health Care emergency physician Read More
Some nights in the emergency room are crazier than others, but how spooky is Halloween night in the ER? With all the costumes, festivities and children running around in the dark, you’d think it’d be a nightmare. Emergency room physician Read More