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Emergency Medicine

Archbold Brooks Emergency Medicine

When accidents and health emergencies happen, time is of the essence. The good news is you don’t have to travel far to get the quality emergency medical you need. The Emergency Room at Archbold Brooks is staffed with highly-skilled practitioners who are available to provide around-the-clock healthcare to anyone who needs it in South Georgia and North Florida.

Emergency Services at Archbold Brooks

Archbold Brooks is equipped to provide the emergency medical care you need 24 hours a day/7 days a week.

  • Open 24 hours a day
  • (229) 336-4614 beds designated for emergency care
  • Highly trained healthcare professionals
  • Full-service X-Ray
  • Full-service laboratory
  • CT (Computed Tomography)
  • Diagnostic services
  • Every registered nurse is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and is also Trauma Nurse Certified.

When You Should Go To The Emergency Room

You should go to the emergency room or call 911 if you’re experiencing any of the following symptoms:

  • Choking
  • Head injury
  • Trouble breathing
  • An electric shock or lightning strike
  • Severe check pain or pressure
  • Passing out or fainting
  • Pain in the arm or jaw
  • Unusual or bad headaches, particularly if it presents suddenly
  • A sudden inability to speak, see, walk, or move
  • Dizziness or weakness that doesn’t go away
  • Sudden confusion
  • Heavy bleeding
  • Serious burn, deep cut, laceration, or wound
  • Coughing or throwing up blood
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Seizures
  • High fever that doesn’t go away with medicine
  • High fever with a headache and stiff neck
  • Severe pain anywhere on the body
  • An allergic reaction that involves swelling, hives, or trouble breathing
  • Poisoning or overdose of drug or alcohol
  • Vomiting or loose stools that won’t stop
  • A possible broken bone, particularly if the bone is pushing through the skin
  • Injury to the neck or spine, particularly if it presents with an inability to move
  • Inhalation of smoke or poisonous fumes
  • Severe animal bites that cause extreme swelling, open wounds, or have the potential to be poisonous or life-threatening

If you’re experiencing a medical emergency and are not sure what to do, or if you do not have one of the conditions listed above, call your primary care healthcare provider for guidance.

Contact us at (229) 336-4614.

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