Donate to Emergency Medicine Research, Patient Care and Education
The CDC reports that there are 42 visits per 100 people, per year, in the United States and that roughly 20 percent of Americans have at least one or more visits for Emergency Medicine per year. Northwestern Medicine delivers comprehensive emergency services with the highest degree of attention to any illness at multiple locations throughout the greater Chicago area. Your donation to Northwestern Memorial Foundations helps maintain and improve our designated facilities for cardiac emergencies, stroke, and injury.
The objective of trauma and emergency therapy is to stabilize patients and assist them throughout the acute stage of the illness or injury. Northwestern Medicine uses innovative diagnostic imaging and testing solutions together with emergency maintenance specialists for analysis and therapy of complex health problems. Northwestern Medicine’s emergency medicine centers are always prepared to care for patients with urgent needs; our highly experienced emergency physicians are equipped with the latest technology in the event of life-threatening health crisis.
Patients should call 911 or go to the Emergency Department when they are in need of any care below:
- Amputation or deep wounds with severe bleeding
- Chest pain
- Head injury with loss of consciousness or onset of seizures
- Multiple injuries
- Internal injuries and internal bleeding
- Large surface burns
- Physical or sexual assault
- Poisoning or overdose
- Stroke symptoms (weakness, numbness, dizziness, and difficulty speaking)
- Suicidal behavior
- Convenient Care or Immediate Care
Patients can also receive immediate or convenient care for abdominal pain, asthma, minor broken bones, colds and coughs, dehydration, flu symptoms, foreign object in the eye, nose or ear; Minor burns, bruises and scrapes; rashes or insect stings; tetanus shots; sprains; stitches; and urinary symptoms. Your generosity allows us to improve and expand our immediate care options.
Emergency Medicine Research, Patient Care and Education Donation
Whether in the Level I Trauma Center in Northwestern Memorial Hospital or the Level II Trauma Centers in the western and southern suburbs, Northwestern Medicine board-certified emergency specialists are constantly producing individualized diagnostic programs to guarantee the best caliber of care. Your donation to Northwestern Memorial Foundation helps countless patients receive the best care in emergency medicine. You will bring peace of mind and comfort to those in need, as well as the latest technology, procedures and medical innovation to our centers for emergency medicine.