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Nora Royer, MD, FACS,Trauma Medical Director
A Level III trauma facility, Mercy Medical Center's Emergency Department is fully equipped with state-of-the-art technology to handle the most serious of healthcare emergencies.
According to the American Trauma Society, a Level III Trauma Center has demonstrated an ability to provide prompt assessment, resuscitation, surgery, intensive care and stabilization of injured patients and emergency operations. Learn more about trauma center levels.
Mercy’s Trauma Service is not confined to any single department, but rather encompasses the care of the trauma patient from pre-hospital through rehabilitation. The trauma patient will be cared for by trained personnel on all patient units.
Mercy Trauma Coordinators:Terrence J. Funke, BSN, RN, TNCC, ENPCRamona Zimbeck, RN, BSN, TNCC(319) 398-6011
Rehabilitation services are a key component of the trauma system, whether provided in acute care, the Emergency Department, inpatient rehabilitation or outpatient rehabilitation, such as our innovative Driving Rehabilitation Program.
Larry Adair, 68, clearly has a passion for cars. Ironically, it was a car accident that resulted in his life-threatening injuries. Read more.
Philanthropist's passion helps community and colleagues. Donation helps Cedar Rapids Police Department purchase bleeding control equipment and officer-protection supplies to assist during emergency care. Read more on page 4.