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The Emergency Facility is located on the north end of the Loyola University Medical Center campus and includes the state-of-the-art Emergency Medical Services unit (EMS) and several medical department offices. Parking is available directly outside the building for EMS patients and in the nearby parking garage for visitors.
Loyola is the only Level 1 adult and pediatric trauma center for Region 8 of the state of Illinois trauma network. The EMS combines advanced treatment and patient monitoring systems with the expertise of highly trained emergency medicine professionals.
The first of eight stories is occupied by the hospital's EMS. The EMS has 20 patient diagnostic and treatment areas. These areas include six rooms devoted to trauma and five rooms to emergency cardiac cases; one psychiatric and four general medicine treatment rooms; areas devoted to orthopaedic, obstetric, gynecologic and eye, ear, nose and throat services; and three minor surgery suites and radiographic rooms. A separate treatment and waiting area for children and their families is available.