Pain

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Not surprisingly pain is a major force driving ED visits. It is also our guide to diagnosis as physicians. As we chase down a description of the pain through our questions we follow paths and causes as varied as bruises, kidney stones, heart attacks, occult fractures, pulmonary emboli, and psychological disorders; the list is endless.

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The Stanford Emergency Room is the center of emergency care at Stanford University.

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