The ED is equipped to handle trauma, stroke, acute coronary syndrome, opioid overdoses, pediatrics, as well as any other medical emergency. We service the area by treating broken bones, diagnosing various illnesses, or helping alieve patients who may be experiencing pain. This includes helping patients and families seemingly transition to an inpatient admission, referral to a specialist, or a nearby transfer to a Tertiary Care Facility.
Our ED is staffed around the clock, 365 days a year by physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and nurses to tend to your emergent health care needs. We have aligned our ED services with providers dedicated to continually maintaining and improving on the positive patient experience by tending to your medical needs in a timely manner.
When time is of the essence in emergencies such as stroke, Acute Coronary Syndrome or trauma, care of yourself or your loved ones is our number one priority. Our facility is equipped with a Heli-port located directly above our ED facility. We utilize the services of multiple air ambulance companies in the region, and their response times are less than 15 minutes to our location. We are proud as an organization to be able to provide such efficient, effective care to our patients. This available service has helped save lives and has resulted in better quality outcomes for our local patients in need of care from a Tertiary Care Facility.
Care of Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients
As an Accredited Chest Pain Center, East Liverpool Health System’s protocol-driven approach to heart care allows us to reduce time-to-treatment during the critical first stages of a heart attack. We have integrated evidence-based science, quality initiatives, clinical best practices, and the latest medical guidelines into our cardiovascular care processes. All our acute coronary syndrome patients will receive state-of-the-art care.
Early Heart Attack Care is essential to help improve a person’s survival when experiencing Acute Coronary Syndrome symptoms. It is imperative that you call 911 and utilize the emergency services system when experience chest pain. By calling 911, you will receive medical treatment faster and decrease the risks of harming yourself or others by driving alone to the nearest emergency room.
Signs and symptoms of chest pain include:
- Pain, pressure or squeezing in the chest
- Shortness of Breath
- Back pain or pain that radiates down one or both arms
- Nausea or vomiting
- Anxiety or excessive fatigue
- Jaw pain
To learn more about Early Heart Attack Care, or the signs/symptoms of Acute Coronary Syndrome please visit www.deputyheartattack.org or visit the American Heart Association website www.heart.org.