emergencies are obvious: trauma with broken bones, loss of
consciousness, a lot of bleeding or injuries in sensitive areas; and
children with chronic medical conditions may also have special
considerations that constitute an emergency. But how do you know when to
take an otherwise healthy child to the emergency room? Dr. Robert
Anderson, a board certified emergency medicine physician on staff at
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital, discusses five general guidelines to
visiting an emergency room with your child.
If your child needs immediate emergency care, call 911 or visit the emergency room at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital.