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The ER is not a place anyone wishes to be. Learn how the ER works, common reasons people end up there and some of the bizarre procedures that have taken place.

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10 Jobs that Will Likely Send You to the ER

The idea of visiting the emergency room during your workday probably isn't appealing. But if you've got one of these dangerous jobs, you can almost put money on it.


10 Injury Treatment Priorities at the Emergency Room

Treatment priorities in the emergency room help doctors help those most in need first. See the top 10 treatment priorities in the emergency room. See more »

5 Body Parts With the Most ER Extractions

Some body parts are more common locations for ER extractions. Take a look at the five most common body parts involved in ER extractions and objects removed. See more »

5 Celebrity ER Trips

Celebrity ER trips are for some of the same reasons as the general public. Take a look at five of the more famous celebrity ER trips. See more »

10 Most Common Reasons for an ER Visit

Do you know the most common reasons for an ER visit? Check out our list of the 10 most common reasons for an ER visit at HowStuffWorks. See more »

5 Infectious Diseases You Might Get in the ER

You could get an infectious disease in the ER. See the most common infectious diseases you might get in the ER and how to minimize infection. See more »