At Fulton County Medical Center, IV therapies are used after a comprehensive evaluation performed by highly trained physicians to determine the need or type of therapy to be administered. Our staff undergo extensive training and are overseen by physicians throughout your personalized care plan, from blood testing to injectable medication. Contact us today to schedule an appointment
IV infusions are a reliable way of transferring important nutrients and medications into our patients quickly and easily, alleviating pain and other symptoms faster than oral or topical treatments. Fulton County Medical Center offers several types of IV treatments in our office to accommodate the unique needs of each patient.
Hydration therapy can quickly re-introduce vital fluids with nutrients including electrolytes, minerals, or amino acids for dehydrated patients or those who can’t digest food and water independently.
FCMC offers injectable medications of many different types for patients.
When patients have lost large amounts of blood, an IV is used to replace the lost blood with a donated substitute.
Infusion therapies administered through IV can carry medications as well as natural supplements. Our clinic can provide the following:
- Iron products
- Arthritis medications
A peripherally inserted central catheter is a thin, soft, flexible tube for IV administration inserted into a vein on the upper arm. Once inserted and secured, it’s possible to move and use your arm normally until treatment is complete.
Insertion of midline catheters
A midline catheter is used for veins larger than those used in a normal IV therapy treatment.
Phlebotomy from central lines
Blood tests are a common method of diagnosing health issues in any part of the body. When patients need blood tests for medical diagnoses, Fulton County Medical Center can draw enough blood via a central IV line to send away for lab testing.
Maintenance of vascular access devices
Vascular access devices (VADs) are typically the ports or catheters used to allow frequent access to the veins for patients who get regular IV therapy or medication. Our staff can help patients keep these areas clean and clear for safe and continued use throughout their treatment.
214 Peach Orchard Road, McConnellsburg, PA 17233.
Second floor of the Main Entrance #2 Purple entrance.
Call 717-485-7316 today with any questions you might have.