At McCullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital, we offer both inpatient and outpatient surgical services.
Area surgeons perform a wide range of procedures in our four-room surgical suite. In addition, the surgical staff is ready to respond whenever emergency surgery is required.
Many minor surgical procedures our patients require are handled on an outpatient basis for their convenience.
Same-day surgery (SDS) refers to any surgical procedure for which a patient is admitted, has surgery and is dismissed within the same day. Preadmission testing is usually conducted ahead of time and includes such things as lab tests or x-rays requested by the attending physician. The patient discusses pending surgical procedures with the preadmission testing nurse and anesthesiologist.
Common SDS procedures include:
In the postoperative recovery unit, patients are closely monitored and assisted.