Cork Emergency Departments
- You have been investigated on the Clinical Decision Unit of the Cork University Hospital.
- There have been no signs of complications and you are now ready to return home.
- We suggest that you should rest quietly and should avoid alcohol for 48 hours.
- It is better if a responsible adult can remain with you for the next 24 hours.
Please return to the Emergency Department immediately if you:
- Vomit more than twice.
- Become dizzy or develop a severe or persistent headache not relieved by normal painkillers (eg paracetamol).
- Become restless or drowsy.
- Have a convulsion or fit or twitching of face, arms, legs etc.
- Develop weakness anywhere in the body.
- Have double vision or blurred vision
Common symptoms (these may persist for some days)
- Mild headache.
- Poor concentration.
- Mild memory loss.
A letter will be sent to your GP regarding your investigations and care on the unit.
You can telephone the Emergency Department for advice if you are unsure: (021) 4546400 or contact your GP.
|If you are concerned, please contact the Emergency Department you first attended:||MUH (021) 4271971||M-UCC at SMHC (St. Mary’s Health Campus) (021) 4926900||CUH (021) 4920200||LIU Mallow General Hospital (022) 58506||Bantry General Hospital (027) 52900|