Emergency Care Assessment
As a verified trauma center McLaren Macomb should be your first stop for any sports related injury. You can expect a highly skilled team of emergency-trained staff and board-certified emergency physicians to provide a full spectrum of care which includes state-of-the-art patient evaluation, diagnosis, and prescription for right course of treatment and after-care.
In addition to McLaren Macomb’s experienced emergency and trauma physicians, you’ll also have access to a comprehensive field of doctors practicing in various interdisciplinary specialties, including orthopedic surgeons, cardiologists, neurologists, rehabilitation, and primary care physicians.
Our experienced and dedicated medical staff at McLaren Macomb remains committed to educating athletes in the communities we serve. And that’s why we believe you should know more about the following conditions:
Sudden Cardiac Death
Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) is a condition striking otherwise healthy young people who have experienced no obvious symptoms of heart disease prior to their deaths. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a form of heart muscle disease that occurs in 1 out of 500 people. HCM is the most common cause of heart-related sudden death in people under 30 years of age.
Click here to learn more about the symptoms of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
A concussion is a brain injury and should not be ignored. All concussions should be considered serious. For more information concerning concussions click here.