At Memorial Heights ER, we offer comprehensive, 24-hour emergency medical care for any patient in need.In the hands of our friendly, professional, and certified staff and physicians, you’ll feel right at home; we make sure that you are as comfortable as possible, so you can forget about the pain and anxiety that often comes with a medical emergency. In addition, we use our state-of-the-art technology and equipment to effectively diagnose and treat your condition in a timely manner.
Since emergencies don’t take breaks, neither do we. Our facility offers 24/7, round-the-clock medical emergency services for patients who need immediate care. In addition, we have no wait times, so when you come in, we make sure you immediately receive the medical care you need.
No matter how minor or severe your injury or illness is, our staff is ready to assist you in diagnosing and treating the following conditions:
Do you have employees who have suffered from a work injury? At Memorial Heights ER, we follow strict OSHA guidelines for worker’s compensation injuries and have trained physicians that will step in to take care of your employees until they reach full recovery.
Even after we’ve treated your condition, we do everything we can to make sure you recover as quickly and completely as possible; our job isn’t finished until you have had a full recovery. Our specialist team will provide you with the patient support necessary to help you healthily recover.
At Memorial Heights ER, your health is our number one priority. For all of your immediate medical needs, don’t hesitate to visit our Memorial Heights ER facility!
A physical injury of sudden onset and severity which requires immediate medical attention.
An anatomical scoring system that provides an overall score for patients with multiple injuries used to predict morbidity and mortality.
Acutely, it is determined clinically by using both the Glasgow Coma Scale and a CT (computer tomography) of the brain.
Features include altered mental status, vomiting, seizures, pupil dilatation, among others.
Mild which can often be treated at home after evaluation by a physician; Moderate which often requires hospitalization and surgery; Severe which is often life or limb threatening requiring surgery.
Yes, compared to young and middle-aged adults, head injuries, in infants, small children and the elderly have a worse prognosis (expected outcome).
This is highly dependent on the injury, but often it requires pain control and surgical treatment. Occasionally it requires blood transfusions as well.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Acute Stress Disorder, Adjustment Disorder, Reactive Attachment Disorder, Disinhibited Social Engagement Disorder.
Trauma generally refers to a more serious and possibly life-threatening injury that requires immediate medical attention.
The trauma itself can result in a patient getting sick or acutely ill and a trauma response could result in both acute and chronic symptoms and/or illnesses.
For severe trauma, many people have PTSD-like symptoms such as fear, anxiety, anger, depression while some patients can be diagnosed with PTSD.
Illnesses include chronic kidney disease, stroke, neurological and musculoskeletal impairments among others.
Acute trauma resulting from a single incident like a motor vehicle incident; chronic trauma resulting from prolonged trauma like domestic violence, and complex trauma resulting from exposure to multiple traumatic events.
Freeze, fight, flight, faint and fawn
Physical effects include headache, vomiting, chest pain among others.
Acutely they include altered mental status, visual problems and vomiting among others while chronic symptoms include headache, cognitive issues and insomnia among others.
It depends on the severity of the trauma. Mild traumatic brain injury can often resolves in weeks while severe traumatic brain trauma may never recover resulting in a comatose patient.
This depends entirely on the severity of the brain injury.