As Good as an Emergency Department Trip Could Be
By Robert Geis
On February 15, my wife and I were prepping to leave our home in Lewes, driving back to Baltimore for the upcoming week. We had arranged for a contractor to stop by that morning to look at a few projects for us.
When the contractor arrived at the front door, I was upstairs. With a hearty, “Come in!” I headed down the stairs and our 1-year-old puppy, Murphy, who was now excitedly barking, launched down the stairs right beside me. In an instant, everything went wrong. Our legs became tangled, and I fell down the stairs, landing on my nose and forehead on the ceramic tile.
I was able to stand up but my wife, Maggie, and I agreed that I should go to the Emergency Department so she drove me to Beebe. I was incredible pleased with everything I experienced at Beebe from the moment I arrived. Every single person was as professional and friendly as they could be. I was immediately taken back for treatment and I truly did receive excellent care.
The staff was compassionate and capable, and I was relieved when the MRI result came back with no major damage. My entire episode at Beebe was, in the scheme of things, pretty quick. I was treated and released, and my wife came back to get me. We made it home to Baltimore without major delay and I just wanted to write to say THANK YOU to everyone who helped me that day. This was my first experience with Beebe, and it could not have been a better one.
I’m now pretty much healed and Murphy and I have an agreement that we do not share the stairs anymore. I’m glad to know, however, that excellent care is right here when we need it! Thank you, Beebe!
Caption: Shown are Maggie Bagwell and Robert Geis.