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Emergency Medicine

An ER that speaks to kids on their level. Imagine that.

When your child is experiencing an emergency, you want the best possible care. ProMedica Toledo Children’s Hospital is home to the region’s only dedicated children’s emergency center, featuring nine child-friendly pediatric care rooms and staffed with pediatric emergency physicians 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

All staff members are specially trained to treat children's medical needs and have pediatric advance life support (PALS) certification. Our equipment is also appropriately sized for pediatric patients. After all, kids are special. And that’s just the way we treat them.


Go or Don't Go

At times, it's difficult to decide whether to take your child to the emergency room or to your child's doctor. Through a series of interactive videos, Eugene Izsak, MD, medical director for the pediatric emergency department at ProMedica Toledo Children's Hospital, can help guide you through several common medical scenarios. In each video, you make the decision to go or not to go to the ER – and Dr. Izsak explains which choice makes the most sense for your child. Watch the above video to test your ER IQ.

Ir o no ir

A veces, es difícil decidir si llevar a su niño a la sala de emergencias o con el pediatra. A través de una serie de videos interactivos, Juan Villareal, RN, una enfermero de Emergencia Pediátrica en el departamento de urgencias de pediatría de ProMedica Toledo Children's Hospital, pueden ayudar a guiar a través de varios escenarios médicas comunes. En cada uno de los vídeos, tome la decisión de ir o no ir a la sala de urgencias, y Juan explica qué opción tiene mucho más sentido para su hijo. Ver el vídeo anterior para poner a prueba su ER IQ.

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Specialty Medical Services

Children who have experienced a critical emergency may require additional specialty services. Toledo Children’s Hospital is home to many specially-trained pediatric physicians and specialists including:

Injury Prevention

At ProMedica Toledo Children’s Hospital, we hope to help prevent injuries before they happen, that’s why we’re the lead agency for Safe Kids Greater Toledo, a community-based initiative of Safe Kids U.S.A., Safe Kids is focused on the prevention of unintentional childhood injuries through public education, community programming, safety product distribution, legislation, and media outreach.

Learn more about Safe Kids Greater Toledo

If you would like to learn more about emergency medicine at ProMedica Toledo Children’s Hospital, please call the hospital’s main number at 419-291-KIDS (5437). If your child is experiencing a medical emergency, call 911 right away.