Trauma Services

In Case of Emergency...

Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center's Emergency/Trauma Center has the staff and resources to care for patients with the most severe, life-threatening injuries. Services include:Trauma 

  • Emergency medicine, trauma, neurosurgery, and orthopedic surgeons available at all times
  • A three-tiered response to the trauma patient, promoting more effective utilization of resources to meet patient needs
  • State-of-the-art trauma resuscitation room
  • Point-of-care laboratory testing
  • Immediate access to operating rooms
  • Leading-edge imaging and technology to maximize accuracy of diagnosis and avoid surgery when possible
  • Full-time trauma physicians with added qualifications in surgical critical care
  • Reduced operative procedures, including bedside percutaneous tracheostomy for respiratory support, and bedside percutaneous gastrostomy/jejunostomy for nutritional support
  • Early rehabilitation intervention for a broad spectrum of traumatic injury, including traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries
  • Support services including case management, social, and behavioral health services.