Infusion services are an intravenous way for patients to receive direct medication. Infusion therapy delivers substances directly to the vein and may be utilized to correct dehydration, deliver a blood transfusion or provide medications.
Outpatient infusion center in Hudson, Florida
For more than 20 years, HCA Florida Bayonet Point Hospital has provided a convenient outpatient location and comfortable environment to receive infusion services.
We have continuously updated our equipment and amenities to ensure we always offer your infusion therapy in a safe, home-like setting. Together with our knowledgeable onsite medical staff, including our pharmacist and registered nurse infusionist, we can help you get the care you need and deserve while avoiding hospital admittance or an overnight hospital stay. Our location within our hospital and next to the cardiac surgical unit allows you to also have easy access to emergency care and physician oversight, if needed.
Our infusion therapies and services
From hydration therapy to cancer treatment, our infusion center offers a variety of intravenous (IV) therapies and services.
Administration of IV antibiotics
Antibiotics are administered intravenously at our infusion center when oral antibiotics are not an option for serious infections.
This refers to the IV transfer of blood, or blood products, into circulation.
Chemotherapy is used to kill cancer cells and/or prevent them from spreading.
We administer this medication to help the heart pump blood more effectively.
This refers to the delivery of fluids directly into the bloodstream.
Maintenance of central lines and ports
We monitor closely to ensure proper care, cleaning and dressing of central lines and ports.
IV fluids or drugs may be administered via a catheter inserted from a vein in your elbow to a vein in the armpit (a midline catheter insertion), or it may be peripherally inserted from a vein in the arm to a large vein in the chest (peripherally inserted central catheter, or PICC).
This refers to the process of removing blood plasma, separating cells and plasma and re-administering cells back into the bloodstream.
We administer this treatment to aid in treating arthritis and gastrointestinal conditions by weakening the immune system and reducing inflammation.
Subcutaneous injections are administered right under the skin through a short needle, often for medication that needs to be absorbed by the blood more slowly.
Total parenteral nutrition (TPN) therapy
TPN therapy provides nutrition through a direct supply of nutrients into a vein.
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