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How to Prevent Pneumonia

How to Prevent Pneumonia

Depositphotos_12823191_l-2015-300x199Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs that can cause mild to severe illness in people of all ages. It is the leading cause of death in children younger than 5 years of age worldwide. However, these infections can often be prevented with vaccines and can usually be treated with antibiotics, antiviral drugs (such as Tamiflu), or specific drug therapies. Common signs of pneumonia include cough, fever, and difficulty breathing. You are more likely to become ill with pneumonia if you smoke or have underlying medical conditions, such as diabetes or heart disease. However, you can lower your chances by taking good care of your medical problems, and quitting smoking . You can also help prevent pneumonia and other respiratory infections by following good hygiene practices, such and washing your hands regularly and disinfecting frequently touched surfaces.

 

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If you see or experience emergency symptoms, head to:

Highland Park Emergency Room

5150 Lemmon Ave. Suite #108

call us at 972-268-6346

or

Preston Hollow Emergency Room

8007 Walnut Hill Lane

call us at 214-217-0911

A free-standing emergency room right in your neighborhood. We are open 24-hours a day — the only no-wait emergency rooms around. An emergency room physician can see you quickly, evaluate your condition, and take steps to alleviate your symptoms immediately. If appropriate, they will admit you to the hospital if needed.

We Bill Most Private Insurances


Unfortunately, at this time we are unable to accept Government Insurances, such as Medicare, Medicaid, and Tri-Care in addition to Ambetter Insurance.

This facility is a freestanding emergency medical care facility. The facility charges rates comparable to a hospital emergency room and may charge a facility fee. A facility or a physician providing medical care at the facility may be an out-of-network provider for the patient ’s health benefit plan provider network. A physician providing medical care at the facility may bill separately from the facility for the medical care provided to a patient. The facility is an out-of-network provider for all health benefit plans.



What Our Patients Are Saying:

The doctors and nurses here are so kind and prompt! I was becoming dangerously sick with the flu and they nursed me back to health quickly and respected everything I had to say! The front desk staff is time efficient, polite and helpful.


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Three Dallas ER Locations to Serve You Faster:

5150 Lemmon Ave #108
Dallas, TX 75209
(214) 891-5579

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8007 Walnut Hill Ln.
Dallas, TX 75231
(214) 891-3354

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6101 E. Mockingbird Ln.
Dallas, TX 75214
(469) 392-4449

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