When people visit our Glamis sand dunes and maim and kill one another in the name of recreation, one of their stops before returning home is often the emergency room at Pioneers Memorial Hospital in Brawley.
There they are seen by the emergency room medical staff and evaluated by the doctors through a system known as "triage." The most seriously injured or critical patients are given immediate medical attention, and if necessary, referred to a specialist or transported "over the hill" to San Diego.
The emergency room doctors must oversee the referral and transport of such patients. If possible they may be admitted to Pioneers, where they are attended by an excellent nursing staff.
Doctors Michael Berger, Young Lee and Kevin Daly are among these dedicated doctors.
They are ably assisted by the emergency room nursing staff, Betty, Sherry, Jackie and Daniel among them. The nurses are caring, courteous and competent professionals who may calm a frightened child or reassure a worried parent that the best possible medical care is being