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Emergency Care

IU Health Arnett Hospital Emergency Medicine

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When you are faced with a medical emergency, IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette provides experienced and effective treatment, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Emergency medicine services at IU Health Arnett Hospital combine the latest technology with an advanced team of caregivers.

Our team includes physicians who are board certified in Emergency Medicine. We quickly evaluate, stabilize and diagnose patients with acute illnesses or injuries.

The panic, fear and anxiety that accompany an emergency situation are often unpleasant and are something many of us hope to never experience. Sometimes, however, it is out of our control.

That is why it is comforting to know that IU Health Arnett Hospital has a full service Emergency Department that treats both adults and children. We guarantee that all registered visitors are seen by a member of our emergency staff as quickly as possible.

Choose an IU Health emergency room when your medical condition is life threatening or could result in permanent disability. Examples that are life-threatening include:

  • Allergic reaction causing difficulty breathing or throat/face swelling
  • Heart attack
  • Heavy bleeding
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Major burns
  • Poisoning or suspected poisoning
  • Seizures
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Severe chest pain or sudden/extreme difficulty breathing
  • Severe head trauma
  • Stroke, sudden paralysis or slurred speech
  • Visibly broken bone

Some of the featured services we offer include:

  • Expert emergency medicine care at a certified Level III Trauma Center
  • 24-hour access to full hospital services: catheterization laboratory (cath lab), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT) scans, surgery, women's health services, orthopedic services
  • Helipad access for IU Health LifeLine helicopters
  • Comfortable waiting area with televisions
  • Private patient rooms
  • A computerized charting system with seamless transition to other IU Health hospitals
  • On-site family support, including social work, child-life specialist and chaplaincy services to help patients and their families cope with emergencies

Care for Victims of Violence or Sexual Assault

If you are the victim of violence, sexual assault or other trauma, you need specialized medical care and emotional support. Your exam should be conducted by a specially trained medical forensic nurse. Center of Hope is here to help 765.838.5100.

Emergency Care Services in Lafayette, IN

The panic, fear and anxiety that accompany an emergency situation are often unpleasant and are something many of us hope to never experience. Sometimes, however, it is out of our control.

That is why it is comforting to know that IU Health Arnett Hospital has a full service Emergency Department that treats both adults and children. We guarantee that all registered visitors are seen by a member of our emergency staff as quickly as possible.

Choose an IU Health emergency room when your medical condition is life threatening or could result in permanent disability. Examples that are life-threatening include:

  • Allergic reaction causing difficulty breathing or throat/face swelling
  • Heart attack
  • Heavy bleeding
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Major burns
  • Poisoning or suspected poisoning
  • Seizures
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Severe chest pain or sudden/extreme difficulty breathing
  • Severe head trauma
  • Stroke, sudden paralysis or slurred speech
  • Visibly broken bone

Some of the featured services we offer include:

  • Expert emergency medicine care at a certified Level III Trauma Center
  • 24-hour access to full hospital services: catheterization laboratory (cath lab), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT) scans, surgery, women's health services, orthopedic services
  • Helipad access for IU Health LifeLine helicopters
  • Comfortable waiting area with televisions
  • Private patient rooms
  • A computerized charting system with seamless transition to other IU Health hospitals
  • On-site family support, including social work, child-life specialist and chaplaincy services to help patients and their families cope with emergencies

Care for Victims of Violence or Sexual Assault

If you are the victim of violence, sexual assault or other trauma, you need specialized medical care and emotional support. Your exam should be conducted by a specially trained medical forensic nurse. Center of Hope is here to help 765.838.5100.

When you come to IU Health Arnett Hospital for emergency treatment, please enter the doors under the red "Emergency" sign located at Entrance 3 of the hospital campus.

IU Health Arnett Hospital offers numerous amenities, including:

  • Handicap accessibility
  • Lab and radiology services in the building
  • Retail pharmacy on the first floor of IU Health Arnett Hospital
  • Coffee shop in the building
  • Gift shop and cafeteria in the building
  • Internet services with wireless network available 24/7

Parking

We offer free on-site parking for patients. Parking is accessible at the parking lot near Entrance 3 of IU Health Arnett Hospital campus. Our parking lots and entrances are conveniently located to help patients and visitors get to their destination quickly.

About Your Visit

When you come to IU Health Arnett Hospital for emergency treatment, please enter the doors under the red "Emergency" sign located at Entrance 3 of the hospital campus.

IU Health Arnett Hospital offers numerous amenities, including:

  • Handicap accessibility
  • Lab and radiology services in the building
  • Retail pharmacy on the first floor of IU Health Arnett Hospital
  • Coffee shop in the building
  • Gift shop and cafeteria in the building
  • Internet services with wireless network available 24/7

Parking

We offer free on-site parking for patients. Parking is accessible at the parking lot near Entrance 3 of IU Health Arnett Hospital campus. Our parking lots and entrances are conveniently located to help patients and visitors get to their destination quickly.