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Hospital Terms to Know

Having to visit the hospital in the event of an injury or illness can be scary for most people. Some facilities specialize in certain types of illnesses or patients. For example if you are a war veteran, the VA operates facilities where you can receive care at no charge or a low charge. There are also psychiatric facilities that specialize in mental health. Below are some terms to be familiar with in this area.

  • Attending Physician - The doctor with primary responsibility for a patient’s care.
  • Oncology - A branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis of and therapy for cancer.
  • Biopsy - When a tissue sample is removed for further analysis as part of diagnosing an illness, for example when cancer is suspected.
  • Informed Consent - When a hospital runs a clinical trial of a new type of treatment or medication, for example a new drug related to mental illness, all participants must be informed by a doctor of all the risks and benefits.
  • Living Will - An advance medical directive indicating the patient’s treatment preferences and also designating a person that can make health decisions on their behalf if they become incapacitated.
  • Rehabilitation - The process of restoring skills, strength and mobility after an illness or injury. For example a veteran returning home from a war zone after suffering a broken leg may require physical therapy to regain normal leg functioning.
  • Trauma Center - A facility or portion of a larger facility that is dedicated to providing comprehensive and immediate services for those suffering trauma, as for example following a car accident or a physical assault.
  • Resident - A person who has a medical degree but practices under the supervision of an attending physician in order to receive more specialized training.
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    Town & Country Veterinary Hospital
    10350 Bandera Rd Ste 100, San Antonio, TX 78250
    Healthy Pets, Inside & Out! We offer professional grooming services for dogs & cats. All of our packages include a bath, nail trim, and ear cleaning for your pet. Call us and make an appointment today. Your pet will love you for it!
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    Valentine's Holistic Therapy
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    Methodist Health For Life Ctr
    8109 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX 78229
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    (210) 575-0001
    St Lukes Baptist Hospital
    1201 S Main St Ste 122, Boerne, TX 78006
    (830) 331-4290
    Methodist Boerne Emergency
    134 Menger Spgs Ste 2000, Boerne, TX 78006
    (830) 331-3000
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    1201 N Main St, Boerne, TX 78006
    (830) 331-4290
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    113 Falls Ct Ste 400, Boerne, TX 78006
    (210) 805-9800
    HealthSouth
    9119 Cinnamon Hl, San Antonio, TX 78240
    (210) 691-0737
    Methodist Ambulatory Surgery Hospital-Northwest
    9150 Huebner Rd Ste 100, San Antonio, TX 78240
    (210) 575-5000
    LifeCare
    8902 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, TX 78240
    (210) 690-7000
    Christus Santa Rosa Hospital Westover Hills
    11212 State Highway 151, San Antonio, TX 78251
    (210) 703-8600
    Christus Santa Rosa Hospital Westover Hills
    11212 State Highway 151, San Antonio, TX 78251
    (210) 703-8500
    South Texas Ambulatory Surgery Center
    9238 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, TX 78240
    (210) 696-0500
    Christus Santa Rosa Hospital Westover Hills
    11212 State Highway 151 Ste 190, San Antonio, TX 78251
    (210) 703-8000
    Nix Orthopaedic Centers
    9150 Huebner Rd Ste 350, San Antonio, TX 78240
    (210) 351-6500


    Most people have been to a hospital at least once in their lifetime, either as a visitor or as a patient. Hospitals are where many people go when they are sick, ill or injured and need immediate professional medical attention. Hospitals require a payment for their medical services, either through insurance or directly from the patient. There are many types of hospitals and medical offices. There are public hospitals, which most people visit. There are also specific facilities just for veterans. These medical centers only treat the health needs of retired soldiers and veterans. There are also cancer hospitals, which handle medical cases only specifically dealing with the disease. Cancer hospitals also have facilities where doctors research possible cures and treatments. A veterinary hospital is designed for the care of animals. Most hospitals are divided into several sections, which each designated section handling a different area of medicine. The sick and ill will be taken to an exam room. There a doctor will investigate their condition and symptoms, and then prescribe the necessary medicine. Some hospitals also have a section that is dedicated to the health care of people with mental illnesses and mental disorders. The emergency room was designed for people who have experienced some sort of trauma or serious injury. requiring immediate medical care and attention. The operating room is the part of the hospital for those who need surgery. There are also offices for those who need physical therapy. By visiting a hospital, you can guarantee that you will get the professional care that you need from trained professionals like doctors and nurses.
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