The Doctor Is In – Understanding ER tests

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ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Is all the testing you get in a hospital emergency room really necessary, or are there other reasons why these tests are being done?

Dr. Sonny Saggar, founder of STLHealthWorks.com, visits KPLR 11 for this edition of ‘The Doctor Is In’ and explains the three major reasons why certain tests are done in the ER or Urgent Care: medical, legal, or financial.

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