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Programs & Services

Emergency Medicine Department

Our Emergency Department (ED) provides:

  • A 24/7 community physician referral line for direct communication with ED staff.
  • Experts in all areas of emergency pediatrics who communicate medical information to families and their private physicians.
  • Continuous efforts to minimize wait times.
  • An observation area where children requiring re-evaluation prior to discharge may be revisited.
  • A customized medical follow-up system based on family preferences.
  • An environment specifically designed with child-friendly features to ease fear and anxiety.
  • Conscious sedation for painful procedures.
  • TV, books and age-appropriate activities in each exam room.
  • Child Life specialists who work with patients, families and loved ones.
  • An interpreter who responds to every trauma notification.
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