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 Unit is a 32-bed unit that provides care for a wide range of medical 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 patients. The ICU cares for patients ages 16 and up. The patient’s medical 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 inpatient and outpatient x-ray, ultrasound, CAT scan, nuclear medicine, and MRI. Call 601-740-2160 for more information on how to schedule a procedure.

    Rehabilitation Services

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

    Respiratory Therapy

    Provides inpatient and outpatient EEGs, EKGs, PFT screening, stress tests, arterial blood gas studies, and breathing treatments. Call 601-740-2134 for more information on how to schedule a procedure.

    Rural Health Clinic

    Services provided include medical emergency procedures as a first response to common life-threatening injuries and acute illness, along with routine health care maintenance, minor surgical procedures, administrative health care examinations, diagnostic and therapeutic services and supplies and other services provided consisting of primary medical care.

    Transitional Care Unit (Swing-Bed)

    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. Learn more about transitional care at Forrest Health.

    Infusion Services

    Infusion therapy is prescribed by a physician when oral medication is ineffective or inappropriate for a particular illness or patient. We provide outpatient infusion services to treat conditions including, but not limited to, dehydration, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease, anemia, and osteoporosis. Our services include the infusion of intravenous antibiotics, iron replacement therapy, hydration therapy, and blood transfusions. Injections such as vaccines and other injectable medications are also provided.

    Laboratory

    Clinical laboratory offers a wide range of test and services to meet the needs of the community.

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