When you or a loved one are confronted with an emergency, 伯内特医疗中心’s Emergency Department (ED) is open to care for you 24 hours a day, 一周七天, with nurses and providers who are specially trained in emergency care.
A visit to the emergency room here in Grantsburg can be a stressful, 不同寻常的经历, so it is important to know what to expect while you are here.
When you arrive at our emergency room in Grantsburg, even though it isn’t always possible in an emergency, we encourage you to bring your insurance information, 病史, and current medications when you present to the ED. 除了, staff will ask you to provide your name, 出生日期, 以及初级保健提供者的名字.
一旦你到达, a nurse will assess your condition, asking you specific questions about the symptoms you are experiencing. This allows our staff to triage patients, so the illest or severely injured patients are seen first, regardless of when each patient arrives. Therefore, you may observe some patients who arrive after you are being treated before you.
实验室 tests or X-rays may be ordered by your provider to help determine the best treatment for you. When the results are available, the provider will discuss the findings with you. Occasionally, additional testing may be necessary.
经进一步评估, the provider will determine if you are to be discharged from our Grantsburg emergency room, 被送进医院, or transferred to a higher level of care.