When a person needs infusion therapy, it means they need treatment for a condition through the form of medication through a needle into a vein. The type of infusion therapy may depend on the patient’s condition and its severity – but usually a person needs infusion therapy when the condition is too severe to be treated with oral medications.
Specific infusion drug therapies may include the following types of medications:
Infusion therapy may be used to treat conditions and diseases such as:
Infusion Center Services Located at Firelands Regional Medical Center Main Campus
Firelands Regional Medical Center’s Infusion Center is staffed by registered nurses who are specially trained to administer IV medications and perform wound care. Located in the Professional Center I building at main campus, this center combines the most advanced infusion medications and techniques.
Advanced infusion services offered at the Firelands Regional Medical Center infusion center include:
- Blood transfusions
- IV medications
- Medication injections
- Therapeutic phlebotomy
- Wound care as prescribed by a physician
The infusion center referral base includes hospitals, area and out-of-town physician offices, home health agencies, and wound care centers. Learn more about the infusion center at Firelands Regional Medical Center today.