What to expect from an emergency room

August 11, 2018

Meanwhile, there are only a handful of pediatric emergency rooms in the Chicago area, which have doctors who specialize in caring for kids.

Emergency rooms, though more expensive, are better able to deal with severe injuries and symptoms, like allergic reactions, difficulty breathing, or poisonings.

Things like sunburn or bothersome insect bites (unless breathing is impaired) can usually be dealt with at an urgent care clinic.

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