The patient experience is taken very seriously at Contemporary Infusions, and we strive with great care to provide both a comfortable setting and an exceptionally high level of clinical expertise for patients in need of infusion treatments. Friendly and knowledgeable staff, skilled doctors and nurses, a spa-like setting and thoughtful personal touches during and after procedures are what makes Contemporary Infusions a place we would want our own family members to go for infusion treatments.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
An Infusion is the delivery of medication directly into the veins (intravenously), using gravity (a hanging bag) or a pump (motorized device) to regulate the rate of administration.
Infusion Therapy is often prescribed when either a patient’s condition cannot be treated by traditional medicine (oral medications) or when the patient will significantly benefit from a more accelerated course of treatment.
IV Push is a term medical practitioners use for a procedure where medicine is administered slowly and intravenously by syringe. IV Push procedures are also considered a form of Infusion Therapy.
Antibiotics, IVIG (intravenous immune globulin), Biologics and Specialty Medications are all common types of medications administered by Infusion, often for chronic illnesses, certain diseases or deficiencies.
Infections, Migraines, Vitamin Deficiency, Chronic Pain, Osteoporosis, Heart Conditions, Autoimmune Disease, Gout and certain types of GI issues are all conditions that are typically treated with Infusion Therapy.
The preparation and delivery of complex medications involved in Infusion Therapy requires the involvement of medically trained staff to administer Infusions effectively and safely. A nurse or doctor will also monitor vital signs and watch for adverse reactions or side effects during and after a procedure.