Whatever the emergency, we treat it with urgency

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Whether you and your child come to us with a high fever or by ambulance after an accident, we treat your emergency with urgency.

  • Round-the-clock care by pediatric emergency medicine physicians, surgeons and nurses to provide evaluation, stabilization, treatment and care.
  • Coordination with regional transport teams with access to emergency ambulance, helicopter and airplane services, including a helipad in Minneapolis.
  • Child-friendly suture program for repairs of cuts.
  • Pediatric sedation and anesthesiology.
  • Low-dose radiation protocols for tests such as CT scans.
  • 24-hour access to top pediatric specialists in fields like orthopedics, neurology, plastic surgery, and opthalmology.
  • Short stay area for short-term assessment, observation or stabilization.
  • Pediatric and young adult extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) for severe lung injury.
  • Child abuse and neglect consultation services with Midwest Children's Resource Center.
  • Emergency telephone consultation and referral.
  • Pediatric advanced life support (PALS) instructors.
  • Pediatric emergency medicine fellowship training.
Some commonly treated emergency conditions include:
Severe asthma
• Severe abdominal pain
Fevers in infants under 8 weeks old (Spanish translation available at link)
Frost bite
• Poison ingestions, allergic reactions
Severe diarrhea, vomiting and dehydration (Spanish translation available at link)

Some commonly treated traumas and injuries include:
Chest injuries including blunt or
  penetrating blows to the chest wall,
  airways, heart and blood vessels.
Bone injuries including femur and
  facial fractures and sprains.
Spinal cord injuries including damage
  to the nerves, neck, and lower body.
Head and neck injuries including a blow or
  jolt to the skull that cause concussion,
  hemorrhage or stroke.
Abdominal injuries including blunt or
  penetrating trauma to the stomach, bowels,
  spleen or other internal organs.
And more

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