EMERGENCY SERVICES


The Emergency Services Department at Magee General Hospital strives to offer patients the most comprehensive emergency medical services available. The department is staffed 24 hours a day by Physicians who specialize in Emergency Medicine. In addition to the physicians and other personnel, qualified Registered Nurses with expertise in emergent patient care cover the Emergency Department to ensure the very best care.

Specialized equipment available in the emergency and trauma rooms include LifePak 20 Defibrillator, Glidoscope, Fluid Warmer, Bair Hugger Warming Units, and other items necessary for trauma care. Suturing and splinting are also provided when necessary.

The ER Nursing Staff is trained in a variety of courses including, but not limited to, the following:


ACLS Advanced Cardiac Life Support

PALS Pediatric Advanced Life Support

TNCC Trauma Nurse Core Course

ATNC Advanced Trauma Nurse Course

SANE Sexual Assault Nurse Examination Course

EKG Interpretation

ABLS Advanced Burn Life Support

Magee General Hospital Emergency Services Department is supported by the following ancillary services:


Laboratory

Radiology - Including X-rays, CT Scan, Ultrasound, & MRI services.

Respiratory Therapy - All Respiratory personnel are trained in ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support). Therapists utilize the advanced Glidoscope intubation for airway management.

Pharmacy - Thrombolytic therapy is available 24 hours a day for STEMI [Heart attack] and Stroke Patients.

MGH is affiliated with the Mississippi Trauma Network as a Level 4 Trauma Center in Central MS Trauma Program.


There were 2400 hospital admissions and 10,500 visits to our Emergency Department in the past year.

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Magee General Hospital shall continue to provide quality healthcare to those that present themselves for our services. We are dedicated to meet the challenges of the future to assure that people of this community receive quality healthcare at a reasonable cost. We are committed to maintain patient confidentiality and confort and respect patients, families, and friends.