Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center is the northeast’s only pediatric ER featuring its own check-in and lobby areas for children who need emergency services. This 10-bed free-standing pediatric ER is located in a separate area away from adult patients with movie-themed featured walls between patients for greater privacy. It is staffed by board-certified emergency physicians and pediatric-trained nurses.
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the US, killing more that the next five causes of death combined. In fact, cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke is responsible for 1 in 3 adult deaths each year. Although the statistics are sobering, the good news is that through knowing and managing your key health numbers and risk factors in conjunction with a healthy diet, daily exercise and abstinence of smoking, 80% of cardiac events can be prevented.