Infusion Therapy

Infusion therapy allows patients to safely receive medication through a catheter, a flexible tube that’s placed in a vein or just under the skin. Typically, “infusion therapy” means that a drug is given intravenously (through a vein), but it can also include fluid replacements, blood transfusions, chemotherapy and antibiotics. It is often prescribed when a patient’s condition is so severe that it can’t be treated effectively by medications taken by mouth.

Ogallala Community Hospital

2601 N Spruce St
Ogallala, NE 69153
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IV therapies such as chemotherapy, IV antibiotics, biotherapies, IV hydration and electrolyte replacement, and blood transfusions are an important part of the treatment of cancer, arthritis, osteoporosis and multiple sclerosis.

What are the Benefits of Infusion Therapy at Ogallala Community Hospital?

  • Highly personalized, one on-one care
  • Private, quiet infusion area with comfortable recliners, individual television and wireless Internet access.
  • No travel time for treatment
  • Nurses available for consultation personally or by phone
  • Specialty clinic nurses
  • Coordinated care with oncologists at other facilities

Autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis often require infusions as maintenance medication. Local patients do not have to drive to receive these medications and can enjoy a quiet and relaxing space.

For more information, call (308) 284-7230.

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