Pediatric Emergency Services

Pediatric Emergency Services

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What Do You Know About Food Safety?

Each year, millions of Americans become ill from foodborne illnesses and thousands die. To help prevent foodborne illness, you can take steps to ensure the safety of the food you eat. To learn more about food safety, take this quiz, based on information from the FDA.

1. You should use soap to clean your fruits and vegetables before eating them.
2. Tomatoes that are leaking should not be eaten.
3. Don't buy food in damaged containers at the grocery.
4. A product that has passed its "Best If Used By" date should be discarded because it is no longer safe to eat.
5. Food that is packaged "sous vide" doesn't need refrigeration.
6. When you buy hot foods, you should eat them within two hours.
7. If you don't eat all of your brown bag lunch, you should always pitch the leftovers when you get home from work or school.
8. To kill any Salmonella present on or inside a raw egg, cook eggs until the yolk is firm.

Whether it's a fall from the monkey bars or a blazing fever in the middle of the night, emergency medicine is always available at Broward Health Coral Springs.

Nurse looking after boy in hospital

Our ER for Kids is equipped for children's emergencies with highly specialized pediatricians and pediatric nurses 24 hours a day. Broward Health Coral Springs is dedicated to children offering:

Kids will be kids

"We fell off the stairs and got a boo boo. They gave us stitches on our chins and made the bleed all better."
- Emma and Sophie Adams

Our ER for Kids provides expedient, quality care for children up to 18 years of age. The unit provides a private setting for children and their families, shielding them from the fast pace and drama of the emergency department.

About our Staff

The Broward Health Coral Springs ER for Kids is staffed by board-certified emergency medicine physicians, registered nurses, and a team of multidisciplinary specialists. They are prepared to care for your family's emergencies no matter when they occur.

The unit is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, staffed with a pediatrician and pediatric nurses. A full complement of medical and surgical consultative services is available.

For more information or a referral to a pediatric specialist, call the Broward Health Line at 954-759-7400.

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