Shock Trauma Specialists at St. Anthony Hospital Level I Trauma Center
As a Level I Shock Trauma Center, St. Anthony Hospital has a full team of attending trauma specialists onsite 24 hours a day. They include highly experienced:
- Emergency Physicians
- Trauma Surgeons
- CT Techs
- Specially Certified Trauma Nurses
- Traumatology orthopedists specifically trained in the management of severe orthopedic trauma
- Neurosurgeons from InterMountain Neurosurgery & Neuroscience are on site or on call at all times.
Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology - Shock trauma patients at St. Anthony Hospital benefit from 24/7 access to angiography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and nuclear medicine. Interventional Radiologists are on on-site or on-call at all times.
Intensive Care Units - There are 76 private ICU rooms at St. Anthony Hospital with 14 surgical suites including the dedicated T-10 OR. Each unit is staffed by nurses specifically skilled in that shock trauma care specialty.
InterMountain Neurosurgery Spine Center - The neurosurgeons and highly skilled nurses at this dedicated center bring their expertise to the management of all spine- and neck-related conditions. Issues addressed include spine trauma or fractures; degenerative spine diseases; herniated discs (cervical, thoracic, lumbar); spine tumors; spinal stenosis and instability.
Collaboration and communication - Shock trauma patients at St. Anthony Hospital benefit from a total team approach to care, a fine-tuned operational system and a spirit of collegiality rare among intensive care providers. The result is more rapid intervention, heightened efficiency and the highest quality outcomes. Family members are encouraged to be present for daily rounds as specialists and staff discuss the patient's condition and care.
Adam Williams Initiative - In July 2008, St. Anthony Hospital became one of 19 select hospitals in the U.S. participating in the Adams William Initiative, an evidence-based program to help facilities provide minute-to-minute management of severe brain injuries. This team approach to brain resuscitation employs nationally accepted guidelines to increase the quality of functional outcomes significantly.