Comprehensive services offered at Emergency Room - Mercy Medical Center Redding
Your time is important. When you’re with our care team, we want you to get the most out of your visit. Our multidisciplinary team of physicians is ready to serve when you need us most. With a combination of expert knowledge, compassionate care, and personalized treatment plans, you can count on us to work for you.
Blood tests help doctors evaluate and diagnose certain diseases and conditions. They also help check the function of your organs and show how well treatments are working.
Fractured bones must be set in their proper place and held there in order to heal properly. Repositioning bone without surgery is closed reduction.
A computerized tomography (CT) scan is a series of x-rays taken from different angles around the body and uses computers to create images of the bones, blood vessels and soft tissues inside your body.
Emergency radiology specializes in the diagnosis of the acutely ill or traumatized patient in a emergency Department setting.
Emergency surgery is when a patient's condition is life threatening and is considered emergent. Emergent surgeries must be performed immediately,
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) uses a magnetic field and computer generated radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues in your body.
A positron emission tomography (PET) scan is a functional imaging technology that uses radiotracers (radioactive substances) to obtain images and measure changes in physiological activities, such as metabolic processes blood flow and absorption.
Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging
Diagnostic radiology uses non-invasive imaging scans to diagnose a patient. The tests and equipment used sometimes involves low doses of radiation to create highly detailed images of an area.
Ultrasonography is a procedure that uses high-energy sound waves to look at tissues and organs inside of the body and may be used to help diagnose diseases. These sound waves make echoes that form pictures on a computer screen.
X-rays are the most frequently used form of imaging to see inside the human body. It uses a focused beam and a special detector to obtain images of body anatomy.