The Pediatric Emergency Unit is the premier emergency center for children in Northern Israel. It treats the entire range of emergent and urgent medical conditions in babies and children resulting from illness or injury. The unit is the immediate service provider for any baby or child requiring emergency medical care, particularly those who are critically ill or in unstable condition. The unit specializes in reducing pain and anxiety using modern techniques specially adjusted to each patient. The protocols for treating pain and anxiety are determined in full cooperation with the parents and in accordance with the patient's age and type of treatment required. The staff of the Pediatric Emergency Unit has extensive experience. The unit is a national leader in this field.
The Pediatric Emergency Unit offers a child-friendly atmosphere. The nursing staff prioritizes all patients according to the severity of their condition, using a computerized tracking system. The unit has access to specialists from all medical disciplines on a round-the-clock basis, including Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthopedics, General Surgery, Neurosurgery, Plastic Surgery, Psychiatry, and Ophthalmology. In complicated trauma cases, where integrated intervention is required, the unit works in cooperation with Rambam’s Trauma Unit—the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the region.