By Jason David, PGY3, Aaron Johnson, PGY3, and Jerad Eldred, PGY1
Working in a county hospital, we witness healthcare disparities and the consequences of poor access to healthcare every day. Some of our residents shed light on some of the unfortunate consequences of poor healthcare access in our Las Vegas community.
Hernias with loss of domain are often a consequence of poor access to surgical care and require extensive planning and management. Emergency medicine and general surgery communities should collaborate on what constitutes a need for urgent surgical intervention or the need for surgical coordination without primary care acting as an additional step/obstacle.
Read the full article in EM Resident here: https://www.emra.org/emresident/article/scrotal-hernia/
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