To assure coordinated efforts from multiple healthcare professionals,St. David's South Austin Medical Centeremploys a hospitalist approach for its inpatient care.Our hospitalists have special training and work to ensure that the plan of care foreach patient is carefully monitored and optimized for their particular needs.
Our Intensive Care Unit is designed to provide the care and treatmentneeded for any patient requiring constant nursing observation. The unithas the ability to monitor 12 critically ill patients.
Our Lab offers complete reference laboratory services. Quality andaccuracy are assured through a comprehensive quality control program.
The goal of the Lymphedema Program is to improve patients’ quality oflife and reduce complications that can result from this condition. Lymphedemaoccurs when the lymphatic system is compromised, resulting in the accumulation of lymphatic fluids in tissue, most often inthe arms and legs. This condition can occur after cancer surgery, radiation therapy, trauma or infection; hereditary factorsmay also play a role. Lymphedema can be painful, result in a loss of mobility and cause other complications.Individualized care for each patient may include lymph drainage, compressionbandaging, remedial exercises, support garments, and home management trainingwith proper skin care, exercise and diet instructions.
The Lymphedema Program features:
- Advanced imaging services to evaluate lymphatic function
- Individualized treatment protocols using the latest physiotherapeutic techniques
- Comprehensive decongestive therapy incorporating manual drainage, compression, exercise, skin care and patient education
- Surgical treatment when medically indicated
Registered and licensed dieticians are available by appointmentto assist with disease management, illness prevention or weight management.
Employees are every organization’s greatest asset.St. David's South Austin Medical CenteroffersOccupational Health Services to help Central Texas’ employers protect their employees’health and productivity. [Facility Name] offers emergency care 24 hours a day for work-relatedinjuries, and a comprehensive network of specialty care and rehabilitation services. We alsooffer complete physical examination services, including physicals, screenings and immunizations.
The full-scope Respiratory Care Department provides diagnosticand/or therapeutic procedures to inpatients and outpatients of all ages.
Almost a third of Americans have some type of sleep disorder. Our Sleep Labis designed to diagnose and evaluate these disorders, which can include sleepapnea, narcolepsy, insomnia or sleep-related seizures. Additionally, we have along-term monitoring unit for patients with epileptic disorders.
Spiritual support can play a key role in the healing process and canhelp patients and family members through challenges associated withillness or injury.St. David’s South Austin Medical Centeroffers spiritualsupport that is respectful of each individual’s spirituality, religious beliefs,privacy and dignity.