Parkview Adventist Medical Center – Hospital in Brunswick, Maine

Medical Services

Cardiopulmonary

The Cardiopulmonary Department cares for patients with diseases of the heart, lungs, and circulatory system.  We provide initial and ongoing clinical assessment, and provide your physician with detailed studies of the heart and lungs to help design the best treatment plan for you.  For more information call (207) 373-2261.

Perioperative Services

Parkview Adventist Medical Center partners with patients, their families and their physicians to provide a personalized and quality surgical experience.  We have three state-of-the art operating rooms in which we provide a variety of services, from minor to advanced surgical procedures.  For more information call (207) 373-2250.

Emergency Services

Our Emergency Room is staffed with Board-Certified Emergency Physicians and specially-trained nursing and support personnel 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Our surgeons are also available round-the-clock, 7 days a week. For more information call (207) 373-2000.

Laboratory 

Our laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists and performs a full range of anatomic and clinical pathology services on site.  The laboratory has the capacity to send any test that your physician orders through an extensive reference laboratory network.

We offer around-the-clock coverage with a variety of general clinical laboratory tests.  Any special tests not offered by us will be sent to referews laboratories.  Contact the lab at (207) 373-2371.
Our phlebotomy service is available at our patient’s convenience. Walk-in service is acceptable after-hours.

We offer:
  • 24/7 clinical laboratory services
  • Full range of basic surgical pathology, cytopathology, and other off-site services
  • Hematology: CBC, platelet count, blood film review, body fluid cell counts
  • Coagulation: PT, INR, PTT, D-Dimer, fibrinogen
  • General chemistry testing
  • Cardiac testing: CKMB, Troponin, BNP
  • Therapeutic Drug Monitoring testing
  • Thyroid testing, PSA, HCG, FE,TIBC
  • General blood bank testing: ABO/Rh, DAT (direct antibody testing), T&S/T&C (blood typing, antibody screening, crossmatching for blood transfusions)
  • Transfusion Services: PRBC, FFP, platelets
  • Microbiology: Routine C&S, AG screen for parasites and C. difficile

Intensive Care Unit

The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Parkview Adventist Medical Center is designed and equipped to meet the needs of the critically ill.  Patients cared for in the ICU include those with either medical, surgical, or cardiac conditions which require intensive, closely-monitored nursing and physician care.  A variety of specialized monitoring devices quickly alert the staff to changes in the patient’s condition.  For more information call (207) 373-2300.

Our ICU is staffed with Registered Nurses who are specially trained and licensed in caring for the critically ill.  Our centralized cardiac monitoring station allows our expert medical professionals to monitor patients on the Medical/Surgical Unit 24 hours a day to assure all nursing stations are immediately aware of any change in a patient’s heart rhythm.

Medical/Surgical Unit

The Acute Care Unit or Med/Surg Unit at Parkview Adventist Medical Center is a 28-bed inpatient unit that provides medical and surgical care for adult and pediatric patients.  This unit is staffed with Registered Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants to provide safe, efficient, top-quality care.  For more information call (207) 373-2231.

The unit provides general medical care for a wide variety of acute illnesses, provides post-operative surgical care and telemetry monitoring for our cardiac patients.  All of our units are equipped with Parkview’s renowned electronic medical record system that helps physicians and staff provide the safest and highest quality patient care possible.

Our nurses and staff assist patients with special needs, such as diet, exercise, bathing, medications, spirituality, and lifestyle assistance.

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