Houston Physicians' Hospital’s Emergency Services
Medical emergencies can take place at any time. There is no way to plan for an emergency, but when an emergency situation arises, it’s important to seek medical help as soon as possible with our professional physicians. Houston Physicians’ Hospital’s highly trained emergency service team is capable of handling a medical emergency effectively and efficiently. If you find yourself in a emergency situation, Houston Physicians’ Hospital can provide you with the help you need.
24/7 Emergency Room
Many factors can play into a medical emergency. However, people experiencing certain symptoms should seek immediate medical attention.
These symptoms include:
- Heavy bleeding
- Difficulty breathing
- Excessive pain
- Large bruise or other obvious injury
- Change in skin color
- Change in skin condition (cold, clammy, etc.)
Common ER Procedures
While many treatment options can be provided for medical emergencies, the most common procedures include:
- Stitches/staples for cuts or wounds
- Aid for fractures and sprains
- Aid for emergency illnesses, such as dehydration and severe viruses
In Case of Emergency
A medical emergency can be scary. Many people are unsure how to react when an emergency situation arises.
Here are a few tips during a medical emergency to keep in mind:
- Don’t panic and stay calm
- Call emergency services
- Have necessary information ready like name, address, medical insurance, etc.
- Stay with the injured person until they are seen by our Emergency Department
ISO Compliant ER
Houston Physicians’ Hospital is an accredited and ISO compliant facility, with recognition from DNV Healthcare. For more severe medical emergencies, our Emergency Department’s transfer agreements with local trauma centers allow patients to receive expert care, no matter the situation. At Houston Physicians’ Hospital, our average wait time is less than 15 minutes. The patient’s average length of stay is up to 2 hours. Our Emergency Department is staffed with experienced emergency nurses at all times, because we know a medical emergency can happen at any time.
24/7 Emergency Care Available
Our specialized staff and emergency rooms are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year to help patients suffering from medical emergencies. By being available to patients 24/7, we can quickly handle emergencies as they arise. Board-certified emergency physicians, trained emergency nurses, and specially trained support staff are always available and on call to provide urgent care, no matter the situation or time of day.
Emergency Service Care Now!
A wide range of services and capabilities allow us to assess and address cases of illness, injury, and other medical emergency conditions. Our community-focused care is available for all ages, from infants to elderly patients. In situations where medical treatment matters most, seek help from our Emergency Department and skilled physicians.