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Unexpected Death Rate After ER

Unexpected death sometimes occurs after a visit to the ER when the patient receives health coverage from Medicare. You may want to think about the results of a recent study.  “Early Death After Discharge From Emergency Departments,” looked at what happens when a Medicare patient (average age 69) goes to a hospital ER. When the hospital …

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Yelp Posts on Lompoc ER!

Patients and family members often vent on Yelp!  (Edited for brevity) 9/2/2017 Tee W, Oxnard: Terrible!! If you are in serious, serious pain do not come here!! I have been here since 11 pm last night and I’m still here and have not seen a Dr or nurse!!! Might as well SUFFER!!! 4/27/2017 Cady D, San …

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Lompoc Doctor Caused Miscarriage

A Lompoc doctor caused miscarriage for a young mother in the Lompoc ER. After the traumatic and profound loss, a lawsuit was filed on behalf of the mother. (The following report is from Santa Barbara Superior Court records.) Summary Of Key Events: On June 7, 2013, a pregnant woman, age 22, was admitted to the …

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Vomits Blood In ER Lobby Bathroom

(The following patient story was posted on Facebook on Feb. 22, 2015) I rushed my wife to the ER due  to  her violently vomiting blood. They kept us waiting as she vomited on the bathroom floor. There was only one other person waiting ahead of us. Their excuse was that the nurse had to clean …

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Nurse Treated At Lompoc ER — Never Again

A nurse posted this evaluation of LVMC ER on Facebook on Nov.26, 2016 · I have been there for tests, mammograms etc. but so far Never to the Emergency Room. I expected a wait that’s not unusal. There were only about 7 people before me. To make a long story short. This visit showed me how I …

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Marian ER Is A Trauma Center

While the Lompoc ER provides “Basic Emergency Medical Services,” the Marian ER provides a Level 3 Trauma Center. If you’re concerned about the quality of care you do have a choice of driving to the Lompoc ER or to the Marian ER. Marian provides a larger staff with a higher level of training and experience. …

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