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My dad had tore a ligament in his knee & is too stubborn, what should I do ?

my dad is really hurt it is almost 11:00 o'clock at night and i really scared and dont know what to do he got up to use the bathroom and his knee gave out and he hurt a rip he say he thinks he tore a ligament in his knee he barly got into bed and is too stubborn and will not let me call 911 what should i do?
Asked On : Tue, 27 Apr 2010
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please im scared i need someones  help im just a little boy i dont know what to do!

Answered: Tue, 27 Apr 2010
  Anonymous's Response

just call 911 he will be happy as soon as he goes to the hospital do you have any one else to contact maybe your nanny or friends ma or da to tell them your situation

Answered: Fri, 30 Apr 2010
General & Family Physician Dr. P. Mahesh's  Response
Hi Chip,
Welcome to HCM.
I very well understand your state of mind when confronted with such a situation. Of course the best option is to call 911 and if you have neighbours, call them over to help you manage the emergency situation. In such emergencies two or more brains are much better than one and a better decision can be taken based on experience and knowledge.
Knee injury definitely needs medical attention at the earliest. If circumstances delay the provision of medical assistance, best you could do is rest the knee in a position which is most comfortable and avoid unnecessary movement of the joint.
Wishing your dad all the best.
Answered: Sat, 5 Nov 2011
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