Pediatric Emergency Care
Life with young children is always unpredictable. That’s why we are nearby to help you manage any unforeseen medical needs your family may face.
There are few things more stressful than taking your child to the emergency room (ER). Banner Health's pediatric-prepared ERs provide 24/7 specialized emergency medical treatment for children.
We know that children have special needs and are not just miniature adults. Our health care providers, nurses and support staff are prepared to treat your child for everything from minor emergencies such as fevers, cuts and sprains to life-threatening injuries.
When to bring your child to our ER
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What to expect
Sometimes it’s obvious that your child is having a medical emergency, but other times it’s not so clear.
In an emergency, kids need the right care fast. The Banner Children's pediatric-prepared ERs are ready to meet the needs of children.
It’s helpful to understand what takes place when visiting the ER.
The Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AzAAP) has certified ten Banner Children's locations through its Pediatric-Prepared Emergency Care, a voluntary program recognizing hospitals that have demonstrated their ability to stabilize and/or manage pediatric medical emergencies.
The following three locations have achieved "Prepared Advanced Care," the highest level of certification awarded through this AzAAP program:
- Cardon Children's Medical Center
1400 S. Dobson Road
Mesa, AZ 85202
(480) 412-5437 (KIDS)
- Diamond Children's Medical Center
1501 N. Campbell Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85724
- Banner Thunderbird Medical Center
5555 W. Thunderbird Road
Glendale, AZ 85306
The following hospital ERs have achieved "Prepared Care" certification:
- Banner Baywood Medical Center
- Banner Boswell Medical Center
- Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center
- Banner Estrella Medical Center
- Banner Gateway Medical Center
- Banner Ironwood Medical Center
- Page Hospital
Compliments of Raising Arizona Kids (RAK) Magazine.
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