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The No. 1 trauma injury at Parker Hospital is falls –– any type of fall, including a fall from a roof, ladder, step stool, stair steps, from a wheelchair or from standing. The second most frequent trauma we see are equestrian-related injuries, and next in line are motor vehicle crashes.
Other trauma injuries that we treat include major burns, stab wounds, gunshot wounds, traumatic brain injuries and blunt trauma injuries.
What sets our trauma services in Parker, Colorado apart from the rest? At Parker Adventist Hospital, we:
Are always ready for our equestrian community. Due to the frequency of equestrian-related trauma injuries, and the occurrence of significant injury to these patients, our trauma and emergency services in Parker require a trauma team to be bedside upon patient arrival.
Offer state-of-the-art management for chest wall injuries. Parker Adventist Hospital's trauma surgeons take an aggressive approach to pain management for our patients with rib fractures. For patients with the most severe types of rib fractures, our surgeons are specially trained to surgically stabilize the rib fractures with a rib-plate fixation (an advanced surgical procedure typically only performed at higher-level trauma centers).
Follow evidence-based care protocols. Parker Adventist Hospital's trauma teams realize that seemingly minor injuries to our elderly patients can result in life-altering disabilities or complications. We follow an evidence-based protocol in conjunction with St. Anthony Central Level I Trauma Center that identifies and treats elderly trauma patients who are at greatest risk for developing complications due to pre-existing medical conditions. We involve our multidisciplinary team of therapists, dietitians and discharge planners upon admission to ensure the needs of our patients are met throughout their hospital stay.
When you are suffering from a trauma injury in Parker, Colorado, you can rely on the trauma center at Parker Adventist Hospital to provide you with the high level of care you need. Contact us today if you have any additional questions for our staff members.
Individuals who are suffering from trauma injuries in Parker, Centennial, Lone Tree, Aurora, Denver and the surrounding areas of Colorado visit Parker Adventist Hospital’s trauma center for treatment.
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