Emergency Department

If you have a medical or life-threatening or limb-threatening emergency dial 911 immediately.

Location

100 Health Park Dr
Louisville, CO, 80027-9583
Distance:

Hours

24/7 Emergency Care

About

Avista Adventist Hospital Emergency Department and Level III Trauma Center includes two trauma suites and is fully equipped to provide comprehensive emergency medical services - such as emergency resuscitation, surgery and intensive care - to seriously injured patients.

We see thousands of children each year in our kid-friendly treatment rooms with remote-control TVs, playful artwork and rocking chairs for parents. Our physicians' emergency medicine training includes a rigorous section in pediatric medicine, and every one of our nurses is certified in Pediatric Advanced Life Support.

Our Services

  • Level III Trauma Center

Emergency Care Examples

These are examples of diagnoses that are typically considered emergent. This list is not comprehensive or considered a replacement for a clinical examination, and may vary based on your specific symptoms and condition.

  • Abdominal pain
  • Baby less than 2 years old with a fever
  • Blood clots and DVTs
  • Broken or dislocated bones
  • Chest pain or chest pressure
  • Coughing up or vomiting blood
  • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
  • Dizziness or loss of consciousness
  • Eye injuries
  • Foreign body removal
  • Head injury
  • Heart palpitations/racing heart rate
  • High blood pressure crisis (severe headache, severe anxiety, shortness of breath, nosebleed)
  • High fever or fever with rash
  • Kidney stones 
  • Major burns
  • Major wounds or bleeding that won’t stop
  • Pregnancy complications
  • Poisoning
  • Seizure
  • Severe allergies
  • Severe back pain
  • Severe flu or pneumonia
  • Severe headache
  • Stroke symptoms (including sudden onset of slurred speech, impaired vision, numbness, confusion, dizziness)
  • Sudden change in vision
  • Sudden or severe pain
  • Sudden testicular pain or swelling
  • Suicidal or homicidal thoughts or hallucinations
  • Vomiting or dehydration

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