ER and Emergency Services in Irving
Las Colinas Medical Center is here to help you with any medical emergency situation, ranging from minor injuries to life-threatening events. The department is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
With years of experience caring for families in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, our board certified emergency physicians and nurses offer top quality healthcare, advanced technology, and up-to-the-minute knowledge available to manage critical conditions. Our emergency room is well equipped to limit wait times and quickly get you the care you need.
Our team of professionals, who provide the fastest throughput of any emergency room in the area, ensure:
- triage, immediate bedding, and bedside registration.
- collaboration between physicians, nurses, and support staff.
- treatment of your illness or injury from minor to critical.
- state-of-the-art testing and diagnostics, including point of care technology.
- rapid treatment decisions leading to discharge or admission.
Know the Signs and Symptoms of Heart Attack & Stroke
When you know the signs and symptoms of heart attack and stroke, you are able to get the life-saving emergency care as soon as possible. If you find yourself experiencing these symptoms or think you might be having a heart attack or stroke, your first priority should be to call 911. Receiving fast emergency care gives you the best chance at survival and recovery.
According to the Director of the Emergency Department at LCMC, "Every second counts when it comes to treating a heart attack-time is muscle! This is the most important step in providing the highest quality care when treating cardiac patients." We are proud to be a Cycle II accredited Chest Pain Center. Las Colinas Medical Center has demonstrated its expertise and commitment to cardiac care by meeting or exceeding criteria for chest pain centers and boasts an average door to balloon time of 54 minutes—well below the national average of 90 minutes.
Watch the video below to learn more about the signs and symptoms of heart attack and stroke.
When to Visit the Emergency Room
Watch the video below to learn more about when to go to the emergency room with a possible sprain or fracture and how to stabilize the injury before you leave for the ER.
When should you take a baby or child with a fever or nausea, diarrhea, and vomiting to the emergency room? It is always a good idea to check for other symptoms and consult with your pediatrician as well as trust your instincts as a parent. Specially trained emergency pediatric staff at Las Colinas Medical Center can help determine severity, underlying causes, and treatment options for your child's symptoms. Watch the videos below and visit http://fastertx.com/ to learn more.
When should an adult with a severe headache visit the emergency room? Headaches can be symptoms of more severe underlying conditions and are taken very seriously by professionals at Las Colinas Medical Center. Check for other related symptoms, such as nausea, dizziness, or vomiting, and go to the emergency room or call 911 to be evaluated immediately. Watch the video below to learn more.