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  • Pediatric Emergency Department
  • 336-713-9200

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    Brenner Children's Pediatric ED is located at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center on Medical Center Blvd, Winston-Salem, NC  27157. Get directions.



Pediatric Emergency Department Conditions & Treatments

The doctors, nurses, technicians and other health care professionals at Brenner Children’s Emergency Department (ED) are experts in providing care for infants and children facing emergency medical needs. We access the first Level I Pediatric Trauma Center in North Carolina and are the only pediatric emergency department in the region. We see more than 29,000 patients each year for conditions such as appendicitis, broken arms and legs, respiratory illness and traumatic accidents. Our health care professionals provide exceptional care and services using the latest in technology and medical advancements with diagnostic and treatment tools designed specifically for use in children.

Selected Pediatric ED Conditions

Appendicitis– inflammation of the appendix

Asthma-related problems – problems caused by asthma, a disorder of the breathing airway that can cause wheezing and shortness of breath

Broken/fractured bones– breaks or fractures in bones

Constipation– bowel movements that are difficult to pass and/or infrequent

Croup– a condition with a loud, distinctive cough that leads to difficulty in breathing

Dentistry problems– any issues related to teeth, including missing or broken teeth or trauma to the mouth

Dehydration– a condition caused when the body does not have enough water

Diabetes-related problems – any problems caused when there is too much sugar in the blood, which may result in vomiting and dehydration

Diarrhea– too much water in bowel movements or stool

Fever– an elevation in body temperature

Head injuries – trauma to the head, such as a concussion

Poisoning– swallowing or inhaling a toxic substance that may cause pain or breathing problems

Rash– an inflammation that causes changes to the skin’s color or texture, such as a diaper rash, sunburn or ringworm

Seizures– abnormal electrical activity in the brain that may result in loss of awareness and changes in physical movement, as well as thrashing

Sprains, strains and tears – injuries to the body’s ligaments or muscles

Vomiting– throwing up the stomach’s contents 

  • Pediatric Emergency Department
  • 336-713-9200

  • Additional Information

    Brenner Children's Pediatric ED is located at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center on Medical Center Blvd, Winston-Salem, NC  27157. Get directions.