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Pediatric Emergency Medicine

When Care Can't Wait

When your child is sick and needs medical attention now, rest assured that the emergency medicine team at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital is here around the clock to provide care for children of all ages.

We understand that treating a child requires different expertise than caring for an adult. Our specially trained emergency team has the necessary expertise to care for children in a family-friendly environment, so you - and your child - can feel at ease and focus on getting better.

If you or your child is experiencing a life-threatening emergency or injury, please call 911.

Conditions We Treat

Our SLUCare Physician Group Emergency Medicine specialists treat a wide range of conditions that require immediate medical care, including:

  • Allergic reactions
  • Concussions
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Dehydration
  • High fever
  • Minor injuries, like cuts, animal bites, sprains
  • Poisoning
  • Seizures
  • Severe pain
  • Sports injuries

Seconds can feel like hours when all you want to know is that your child is going to be OK. With our combination of board-certified specialists and state-of-the-art facilities, you can trust that your child is getting the best possible care, as quickly as possible, at the SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital emergency department.

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