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We have emergency care in our full-service hospitals across North and Central Texas, and we offer freestanding emergency services throughout North Texas. All of our emergency services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week with Dallas, Fort Worth, Grapevine, Irving, McKinney and Temple offering varying levels of trauma care.

Our Dallas and Temple hospitals provide Level I trauma care through highly trained staff and an array of physician specialists to treat the most severe accidents.

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Centros de Trauma

Nadie planea tener un evento relacionado con el trauma, pero el hecho es que el trauma es la principal causa de muerte en las personas de uno a 44 años.

Baylor University Medical Center, parte de Baylor Scott & White Health, y Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Templo son nuestros centros de trauma de Nivel I listos para recibir pacientes que han sufrido los tipos de trauma más severos que generalmente resultan de una variedad de accidentes.

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Servicios médicos de emergencia

Baylor Scott & White tiene el privilegio de trabajar con una variedad de organizaciones locales de servicios médicos de emergencia. Dependiendo de donde usted vive, sus servicios médicos de emergencia pueden ser proporcionados por su ciudad o por una compañía privada.

En el centro de Texas, Scott & White Emergency Medical Services (SWEMS) es el proveedor exclusivo de ambulancias para la ciudad de Temple.

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Preparation is key

Steps you can take to be ready in case you or a family member is ever facing a medical emergency, including a list of potential symptoms that usually mean a trip to the ER.

  • Keep an Updated Emergency Information Form
  • Have Emergency Numbers Available
  • Know Emergency Room Locations
  • Know When to Call 911
  • Be Aware of Emergency Medical Conditions
  • Keep a First Aid Kit

Keep an Updated Emergency Information Form

  • T​​​he form should contain: full name, date of birth, height, weight, home address, telephone number, physician(s) contact information, allergies, medical condition, current medications, and at least two emergency contacts with phone numbers.​
  • Have copies readily available by the phone at home, in the car and at work.
  • Distribute to any baby sitters, teachers, relatives or anyone who provides care for a child/loved one.

Have Emergency Numbers Available

Have emergency numbers by all home phones and programmed into cell phones.

  • 911 for medical emergencies
  • Poison control center – 1.800.222.1222

Know Emergency Room Locations

Learn where the closest emergency room is from home, from work/school and if you and your family are traveling.

Know When to Call 911

  • If a heart attack or stroke is suspected, DO NOT DRIVE to the hospital. Call 911 immediately.​
  • Call 911 in the event of a seizure, trauma or if there is any doubt about the seriousness of a medical event.

Be Aware of Emergency Medical Conditions

Be aware of other medical conditions that should be seen in the emergency room immediately.

  • Trouble breathing or shortness of breath
  • Coughing up blood
  • Blue or purple color to lips, skin or nail beds
  • Chest or stomach pain or pressure
  • Severe or persistent vomiting or diarrhea
  • Sudden dizziness, weakness or change in vision
  • Change in mental status (such as loss of consciousness, confusion or trouble waking)
  • Convulsiones
  • Animal, snake or human bites
  • Severe pain or loss of motion or sensation anywhere in the body
  • Severe bleeding or bleeding that does not stop with direct pressure
  • Severe burns or burns of the face
  • Huesos rotos
  • Puncture wounds
  • Head, spinal cord or eye injuries
  • Allergic reaction such as hives; swelling of the face, lips, eyes, or tongue; fainting; or with trouble breathing, swallowing or wheezing

Keep a First Aid Kit

Keep a first aid kit for minor medical problems.

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