Hear the words “emergency room,” and what used to come to mind may have been crowded waiting rooms and chaos. But over the last decade, that expectation has begun to change, as freestanding emergency room facilities have expanded access, bringing emergency room and urgent care type services closer to home. The result is a setting devoted to quality treatment, community service, and lower wait times.
Yet still a lack of understanding persists about who and what emergency rooms like Laredo ER are designed to treat. In answer, Laredo Emergency Room can be your first line of access to treatment in virtually any emergency.
If you or someone you know experience symptoms like these, it’s time to head to Laredo Emergency Room:
Sudden severe headache, confusion, or trouble with breathing, speaking, walking, moving, or seeing
Fainting or dizziness and/or weakness that does not resolve with rest or that is felt on one side of the body
Broken bones, heavy bleeding, and serious wounds, burns, or pain
High fever that does not improve with medications or that is accompanied by headache and stiff neck
Vomiting (especially of blood) or loose stools that do not improve
Pain in the chest, arm, or jaw, which can indicate heart attack
Poisoning by fumes or smoke inhalation – or overdose of drugs or alcohol
Serious allergic reactions
Severe nausea or abdominal pain
Pneumonia and related complications
When more specialized treatment or overnight observation is needed, Laredo Emergency Room can still ensure your condition is made stable enough for the transport via ambulance to out-of-neighborhood hospitals.
With such a broad range of services provided at freestanding emergency rooms, suburban communities have faster access to 24/7 treatment, imaging, and testing and can avoid the longer travel distances and wait times associated with hospital-based emergency departments. With so much to offer, including board-certified emergency physicians and expert staff, it’s no wonder freestanding emergency rooms are experiencing such growth.
We’ve got you covered
As for who Laredo Emergency Room treats, the answer is in our insurance acceptance. Laredo ER accepts all major insurance providers, including Aetna, Cigna, UnitedHealthcare, and BlueCross BlueShield of Texas. We also offer payment plans to help families get the treatment you need while staying in a budget that works for you.
At Laredo Emergency Room, we hope you never experience a medical emergency. But if you do, we’re here to help.
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