Topic: What is Infusion Therapy?
Infusion therapy refers to the delivery of medications and nutrients intravenously. When a patient has a complex or serious disease, cannot eat or keep fluids/food down, or cannot take medications orally, infusion therapy may be a good option. Jordan Valley Medical Center’s Infusion Therapy Program involves personalized care and special attention from highly trained medical professionals.
What services are included in infusion therapy?
- IV hydration
- Blood transfusions
- Iron Infusions
- IV medication for treatment of chronic conditions
- Pain management
What diseases are treated with infusion therapy?
- Infections that are unresponsive to oral antibiotics
- Cancer-related pain
- Gastrointestinal disease
- Immune deficiencies
- Rheumatoid arthritis and more