The pediatric emergency unit at Missouri Baptist Medical Center is staffed 24-7 by specialty-trained pediatric nurses and St. Louis Children's Hospital (Washington University) pediatricians dedicated to the health needs and comfort of children and their families. Features of the pediatric unit include:
Developed by Children’s Hospital emergency medicine physicians, the “ouchless” emergency unit employs a variety of techniques—including the use of nitrous oxide—to ensure patients experience as little discomfort as possible.
The pediatric emergency unit is designed to care for children with a variety of injuries and illnesses. Each patient receives ongoing assessment and diagnostic treatment. Throughout the course of patient care, radiology and laboratory services are also available, if required. In cases where more specialized pediatric care is needed, the staff will quickly arrange for patient transport to St. Louis Children’s Hospital.
It’s very easy for families to access Children’s Hospital at Missouri Baptist Medical Center. The unit is located on the first floor of the East Pavilion building on the eastern end of the medical center. The pediatric emergency department is adjacent to the adult department. Parking is readily available in the Emergency lot and is FREE. The lot is directly next to the East Pavilion.
Click here for a referral to a Washington University pediatric specialist at St. Louis Children's Hospital, or call the St. Louis Children's Hospital Answer Line at (800) 678-KIDS.
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