Ambulatory Care
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‚ÄčAmbulatory care provides acute care services to patients admitted for day procedures which do not require overnight stay.¬† This includes diagnosis, observation, consultation, treatment, and intervention services. This care can include advanced medical technology and procedures.

What services are available?

  • Cast Clinic: Provides care to patients requiring cast application or removal, as well as to those requiring orthopaedic post-trauma or post-operative follow-up by an orthopaedic surgeon.
  • Cystoscopy Clinic: The Cystoscopy Clinic is an outpatient urology clinic that examines and diagnoses urinary tract problems.
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP): A small flexible tube with a side viewing camera (duodenoscope) that is passed through the mouth and stomach and examines the ducts (tubes) that drain into the small bowel from the gallbladder, liver or pancreas.
  • Endoscopy: Offers endoscopic procedures including colonoscopy, gastroscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy and endoscopic retrograde cholangio pancreatography (ERCP).
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy: A small, short flexible tube with a camera is passed through the rectum and examines the lower end of the large bowel (sigmoid).
  • Gastroscopy: A small flexible tube with a camera is passed through the mouth, down the esophagus (swallowing tube) to the stomach and first part of the small bowel (duodenum).
  • Intravenous (IV) Therapy: Intravenous (IV) therapy takes place in an outpatient area where intravenous fluids, medications, or blood products are infused directly into a vein.
  • Urodynamic Testing: Urodynamic testing is done to test the lower urinary tract.

We want to hear from you

If you are unhappy with the service you received, you are encouraged to speak with the person who provided the service, or to the manager of the area. All patients and clients are encouraged to try and resolve any issues at the time and place care is received.

If you still feel your concern has not been adequately addressed, you can contact the IH Patient Care Quality Office directly for further action.

 

 

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