Kids' health emergencies require special expertise. Pediatric emergency specialists at Children's Hospital Colorado have at least three additional years of pediatric emergency training versus adult emergency departments.In addition to making kids (and their families) feel more at ease in emergency situations, this means faster diagnosis and treatment -- which helps your child heal and get back to normal, faster.
Learn the difference between Urgent and Emergency Care.
When do I need an Emergency Department?
Emergency Departments, sometimes called "Emergency Rooms," can treat minor conditions but also deal with much more serious injuries and illnesses. They are open 24 hours a day. Commonly treated emergency conditions include:
- Severe asthma
- Severe abdominal pain
- Severe cuts with excessive bleeding
- Fevers in infants under 8 weeks old
Find a Children's Hospital Colorado location that provides Emergency Care.