Emergency Services
Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center
5645 West Addison Street
Chicago, IL 60634
773-794-7601
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Presence Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center’s highly experienced emergency care staff are available around the clock-from board-certified emergency physicians to nurses specially trained in emergency care. As a Level II Trauma Center, we have specialized services, qualified staff and state-of-the-art technology to handle every type of emergency. The E.R. staff mission is to provide emergency care that is prompt, compassionate, effective and complete.

And when minutes count, you'll also be glad to know that we're chest pain accredited by the Society of Chest Pain Centers and we’re a certified primary stroke center by The Joint Commission.

We're also Emergency Department Certified for Pediatrics (EDAP) by the State of Illinois, which means we care for young children as well.

The Emergency Department also features Fast Track Care for less serious conditions during certain hours.

If your condition requires care beyond the Emergency Department, Our Lady of the Resurrection has specialists, including interventional cardiologists, neurologists and orthopedic surgeons, available 24/7.

 

Advanced Diagnostics

Our emergency and specialty physicians have access to the latest medical techniques and imaging technology to diagnose and treat injuries and diseases — giving you increased comfort, quicker answers and more accurate treatments.

64-slice CT

Up to six times faster than previous scanners, our GE LightSpeed ® 64-slice CT produces highly detailed 3-D images of virtually every part of the body-from the organs and blood vessels to the bones and spinal cord.

3T MRI

Our GE Signa ® HDx 3 Tesla MRI gives results faster and in more detail than other MRI systems. Its superb image quality helps us diagnose a wide range of conditions, including cardiovascular disease, stroke, and abdominal and musculoskeletal problems.

When seconds count, we are well equipped to provide the rapid care you need.

Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center is an Accredited Chest Pain Center and a Certified Primary Stroke Center. Why is this important? For heart attack and stroke victims, it can mean the difference between life and death.

Is it a heart attack? Know the warning signs:

  • Pain or discomfort in the center of the chest
  • Discomfort in the arms, back, neck, jaw or stomach
  • Shortness of breath
  • Cold sweat
  • Nausea or lightheadedness

Call 911 if you or someone with you has any of these symptoms.

Is it a stroke? Act F.A.S.T.

Face

Ask the person to smile. Does one side of the face droop?

Arms

Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward?

Speech

Ask the person to repeat a simple sentence. Are the words slurred? Can he/she repeat the sentence correctly?

Time

If the person shows any of these symptoms, call 911 or get to the hospital fast. Every second counts because brain cells could be dying.

Accredited Chest Pain Center
We received this accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers because we have proven our ability to diagnose and treat patients with chest pain quickly and successfully. Accredited Chest Pain Centers have been found to significantly increase the survival rate of patients suffering a heart attack.

Certified Primary Stroke Center
Thanks to proven positive results for patients, we have earned the Gold Seal of Approval™ from The Joint Commission. This means that any patient who arrives at our E.R. with signs or symptoms of a stroke is assessed and treated efficiently and effectively.

Knowing whether or not you need emergency care is not always clear, but you should call 911 or go to a hospital emergency department immediately if you or someone you are with experiences any of these symptoms.:

  • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
  • Chest or upper abdominal pain or pressure
  • Fainting
  • Sudden dizziness, weakness or change in vision
  • Confusion or change in mental status
  • Any sudden, severe pain
  • Bleeding that won't stop
  • Severe or persistent vomiting
  • Coughing up or vomiting blood
  • Suicidal or homicidal feelings

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