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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Treating autism patients in emergencies presents challenges

Monday, June 18th, 2012

The bright lights and noise in an emergency department or examination room can disturb and upset a patient with an autism spectrum disorder. Three physicians from Allegheny General Hospital have written an article to help practitioners learn ways to keep an ER encounter as stress free as possible for patients with autism and their caregivers.

To read more, visit the Post-Gazette website.

 

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