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Everyone Called Him Crazy

  • Veronica Cheung
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Abstract

Everyone called him “the crazy guy” – he was known as one of the most difficult patients to take care of by our emergency department (ED). No one could understand him, no one could offer him what he needed, and no one wanted to take care of him. Caregivers would be just as confused and frustrated at him as he was with the health-care system.

Keywords

Communication Language Race and ethnicity Immigration Emergency Pain 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Veronica Cheung
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  1. 1.Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Metrohealth Medical CentreClevelandUSA

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