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Emergency care

Emergency care is the treatment of emergent medical conditions. It is generally performed in an emergency room, but can also refer to treatment in an ambulance. Emergency medicine physicians may treat patients with injuries or infections, in addition to life-threatening conditions.


Emergency care center in Orlando, Florida

When you are experiencing a medical emergency, our hospital's emergency care team is here to provide the fast, comprehensive care you need.

The emergency room (ER) at HCA Florida UCF Lake Nona Hospital offers 24/7 emergency medical services to Southeast Orlando and the surrounding Orange and Osceola counties. Our team works together to make sure you receive the prompt care and attention you deserve.

If you or someone is experiencing a medical emergency, call 911.

Emergency medical conditions we treat

We treat emergency conditions such as:

  • Dehydration
  • Diabetic emergencies
  • Difficulty breathing and respiratory failure
  • Fractures
  • Head injuries
  • Heart attacks
  • High or persistent fevers



  • Seizures
  • Sepsis
  • Severe allergic reactions
  • Severe infections
  • Severe pain
  • Strokes

Our emergency care services

When you come to our emergency department, you will receive the prompt medical attention you need.

Emergency room features

Features of our emergency department include:

  • 24/7 emergency care
  • 20 fully monitored treatment rooms
  • 10 private beds in the intensive care unit (ICU)
  • Board-certified emergency doctors
  • Experienced emergency nurses certified in advanced cardiac life support (ACLS)

We also provide specialty treatment rooms for:

  • Bariatric patients
  • Decontamination
  • Trauma/resuscitation
  • Isolation
  • Psychiatric patient safety

Triaging patients for emergency care

Patients who arrive at the ER are first triaged so we can understand more about the symptoms or conditions they are experiencing. If a patient presents severe injuries or more serious conditions, they are seen before patients presenting less serious symptoms or conditions.

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