Q. Why do patients wait in the Emergency Department?

A. The volume of patients and the severity of conditions, may affect the length of your stay. Our staff is committed to a high quality of care and strives to provide timely treatment to every patient.

Q. Can wait time affect treatment?

A. Prompt triage assessment helps to ensure that patients who require rapid treatment, receive it. The emergency department staff works to ensure that your child’s length of stay does not affect the status of their health condition.

Q. What is an IV?

A. IV stands for "intravenous" and is a small, straw-like tube that is inserted into a vein to allow your healthcare team to draw blood, provide fluids or medications or use diagnostic dyes for radiology tests.

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