The Center is staffed with a team of experienced emergency physicians, registered nurses, paramedics and licensed practical nurses who have received training in advanced life support. They deal with multi-system traumas of all ages, acute emergency care, cardiac care, strokes, trauma care, orthopedic emergencies, poison treatment and surgical services. Some staff has specialized further to care for obstetrics and pediatrics patients, realizing that a child with a bad earache at 2 a.m. is a true emergency.
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What is a CT (or CAT) scan?
A breast imaging procedure overview.
What is ultrasound and how is it used?
Nuclear medicine uses very small amounts of radioactive materials to examine organ function and structure.
What is Bone Scintigraphy?
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