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Emergency Care

Life is unpredictable. You can rely on us to be close when you need us. At Baylor Scott & White – Garland, in addition to our specialized medical departments and innovative services, we're equipped to handle a wide array of emergency situations.

Baylor Scott & White – Garland provides full emergency services, 24 hours a day, seven days a week conveniently located at 2300 Marie Curie Blvd., Garland, TX 75042. Call us at 972.487.5000.

We offer 35 private treatment rooms, with 20 regular beds, seven critical-care beds, and eight RMEs, or rapid medical examination rooms; a dedicated laboratory, radiology room and 16-slice CT scanner.

Is it an Emergency?

The American College of Emergency Physicians offers these helpful guidelines for when to seek emergency care. Go to the emergency department if you have:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Chest pain or pressure
  • Fainting, loss of consciousness, sudden dizziness or weakness, particularly on one side of the body
  • Changes in vision
  • Difficulty speaking
  • Confusion or changes in mental status
  • Any sudden or severe pain, particularly unusual abdominal pain
  • A high fever that’s not getting better or is escalating
  • A traumatic injury such as a broken bone or penetrating wound
  • Uncontrolled bleeding
  • Severe vomiting or diarrhea
  • Coughing or vomiting blood
  • Suicidal feelings
  • Ingested poison

Depending on the symptoms, you may also want to seek emergency care for severe asthma attacks and allergic reactions to food, medication or an insect bite or sting.

In the case of children, it’s always better to err on the side of caution because they may not be able to describe the severity of their illness. You know your child best, so if you think they are ill and need to be seen, follow your instincts.

If you’re unsure, call your doctor’s office and ask. If it’s after hours or on a weekend, the basic rule of thumb is when in doubt, go to the emergency department.

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