SetonER.com is for non-life threatening illnesses and minor emergencies. Hold your place online and reduce your wait time in the Emergency Room to 15 minutes or less.
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If you are experiencing a life threatening emergency, go directly to the ER or dial
9-1-1. Signs or symptoms of an acute emergency may include shortness of breath,
chest pain, open fracture, fainting, severe bleeding, head injury or other major
trauma, one-sided weakness or numbness, loss of consciousness/fainting, severe abdominal
pain, or bites or stings from humans, animals, reptiles, snakes, crawling or flying
The Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) defines an emergency
medical condition as follows: A medical condition manifesting itself by acute symptoms
of sufficient severity (including severe pain) such that the absence of immediate
medical attention could reasonably be expected to result in -- placing the health
of the individual (or, with respect to a pregnant woman, the health of the woman
or her unborn child) in serious jeopardy, serious impairment to bodily functions,
or serious dysfunction of any bodily organ or part, or with respect to a pregnant
woman who is having contractions -- that there is inadequate time to effect a safe
transfer to another hospital before delivery, or that the transfer may pose a threat
to the health or safety of the woman or her unborn child.