Treatment of Students Sustaining Injuries
From Stanford Electrical Engineering Department Graduate Handbook
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Students sustaining the following injuries should be directed to the EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT, STANFORD UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL during all hours.
Cyanide poisoning Ingestion of or skin contact with chemicals; inhalation of hazardous chemicals Head injuries that affect vision Significant burns, chemical or thermal (e.g., extensive, involving face) Significant lacerations (e.g., if more than just skin deep; over joints; possibly involving tendons) Significant fractures (e.g., long bones; open fractures) Significant dislocations (e.g., ankle, elbow, wrist, shoulder, hip) Significant crush injuries to bones, musculature, or abdomen Significant penetration injuries
Students sustaining most other work-related injuries should seek care at VADEN STUDENT HEALTH CENTER, 866 CAMPUS DRIVE.
Injuries for which care is available at Vaden include, but are not limited to:
limited abrasions limited contusions superficial lacerations (skin only) limited thermal and chemical burns possible fracture
FOR OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURES TO BLOOD, BODY FLUIDS, OR OTHER POTENTIALLY INFECTIOUS MATERIAL (resulting from needle sticks, lacerations, etc.)
Phone: Paramedics 9-911 SUH Emergency Department 723-5111 Vaden Health Center 723-4841 Fax: Vaden Health Center 723-4999
Stanford University Hospital Emergency Department is open 24 hours a day
Vaden Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM Saturday - Sunday 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
After hours noted above, a physician is on call and can be reached by calling the Vaden Health Center phone number.
 Campus Emergencies
After an earthquake or other campus emergency telephone service may be limited or unavailable. The University has set up a message number that families and friends outside the area can access to get recorded campus information:
800-89-SHAKE 602-858-5044 from outside the USA 650-725-4878 EE Emergency Hotline
Information will also be available from KZSU, 90.1 FM.