Marion General Hospital Services - Forrest Health
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    Marion General Hospital offers the following services:



    Emergency Services

    Our Emergency Department is classified as a Level IV Emergency Department and Trauma Center. The ED offers emergency health services 24 hours a day to patients of all ages. The department is responsible for the immediate treatment of any medical or surgical emergency, for initiating life-saving measures, including chronic medical problems, minor injuries, and illnesses. The ED includes a total of 10 rooms and is staffed 24 hours a day by qualified physicians, nurse practitioners, and nursing staff. Emergency and trauma cases that need a higher level of emergency care are transferred to Forrest General Hospital. Patients are transferred by ambulance or air ambulance, depending on the condition. 


    Medicine

    The Medical Surgical Unit is a 32-bed unit that provides care for a wide range of medical and surgical conditions, as well as monitored telemetry. Nursing care is provided for ages 16 and up. Also, outpatient IV antibiotics, IV fluids, blood transfusions, and other medications can be administered in this unit.

    Intensive Care Unit

    The Intensive Care Unit is a 6 bed unit composed of medical and surgical patients. The ICU cares for patients ages 16 and up. The patient’s medical and surgical conditions require the need for extensive care due to a critical illness. ICU visiting hours: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM and 7:30 PM – 9:00 AM. Limit two (2) visitors per patient. A waiting area outside ICU is available for family or visitors of ICU patients.


    Imaging and Radiology

    Provides x-ray, ultrasound, CAT scan, nuclear medicine, and outpatient MRI.

    Rehabilitation Services

    Provides inpatient and outpatient physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy.


    Respiratory Therapy

    Offers EEGs, EKGs, PFT screening, stress tests, arterial blood gas studies, and breathing treatments.

    Skilled Nursing Unit

    Swing Bed Services are available to provide care to those individuals who need extended care beyond their acute care stay for physical therapy, nursing, and other skilled care.


    Surgery

    The Surgery Department has 2 operating suites, 1 endoscopy suite, and 2 PACU beds for General Surgery and Ophthalmology services. Endoscopy services provided are EGD and colonoscopy for ages 16 and up.

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