May 25, 2024

What to do if you have a major health problem in the middle of the night

What to do if you have a major health problem in the middle of the night ?

Whether you're acting preventively or because you been there and been overwhelmed by the situation and your emotions, you'd like to know who to contact if you or a loved one has a health problem in the middle of the night. We give you two ideas in this article.

1. Consult a directory of doctors on call

We don't’You may not think about it at the time, but it's really helpful when you have a health problem at night. All you have to do is connect to your site (which you will have carefully identified beforehand) and dial the telephone number. An operator will ask you the questions that are essential to the proper "handling" of your situation.

According to the’If you are in a hurry and want to know where you are and what your problem is, he will put you in touch with the nearest and most rapidly available doctor. In general, this kind of unique number is reachable 24 hours a day.

2. Call 15, even at night !

If the 15 is often used in case of great distress, the’The Agence Régionale de Santé states that only "52% of people in the Ile-de-France region know that they can call the 15’they can call 15 in the evening, at night and on weekends to get advice by speaking with a doctor. "This number allows you to’have the best advice to act quickly. It also avoids’clogging up the emergency services’emergency during the night and the weekend. Because out of 18 million visits to the services of’In 2012, the French Court of Auditors said that 3.5 million emergencies were avoidable… This is an incentive to call an on-call doctor to let the care of a doctor be a priority’emergency to people who really need it…

If at night, health problems are (much) more impressive than in the morning, then you need to be careful During the day, it is essential to keep a minimum of composure to find the best solution. Write down the essential numbers in a place where you will easily find them in case of need.

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