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“ICU and Med Surg Unit – everyone went above and beyond to keep me comfortable. They including the Respiratory aides were all good to me. Everyone took great care of me. Dietary staff was very pleasant. All the nurses were great and tended to my every need with a pleasant attitude. The doctors were great and was very informative and made me smile! Everyone at the Meadowlands Hospital was very nice to my family.”
— Susan S., Meadowlands Hospital HCAHPS/3West Patient, June 2017
“My nurses were amazing and the candlelight dinner was great! (MHMC staff) made sure my visitors were comfortable. Doctors always kept me informed of my son’s health. On discharge, nurses made sure I knew what I needed to take care of myself at home. I really loved my stay at this hospital.”
— Shanice R., Meadowlands Hospital HCAHPS/Postpartum Patient, April 2017
“All staff at the Meadowlands Hospital were concerned and helpful.”
— Mary C., Meadowlands Hospital Emergency Room Patient, July 2017
These complex procedures must be coordinated directly by the technical/medical staff. Our clerical staff will take pertinent information and arrange a callback to the ordering physician's office.
Typical information needed includes
- Patients full name, birth date and phone number
- Ordering doctors name and phone number
Angiograms (ordered to check blood flow through the body)Brief explanation of exam: An angiogram is an examination of blood vessels that have been injected with contrast, usually through a catheter inserted into the groin.
Arrival TimeYou must arrive to Radiology 30 minutes before appointment time. Be sure to sign in at clipboard if no one is at the front counter.
TransportationPatients who need transportation, arrangements will be provided. You cannot drive yourself home after the exam.
Length of Stay
Your stay will be approximately 7 hours: 1 hour for the exam, 6 hours for recovery.
If you take blood pressure medication, follow the dosage protocol on the prescription.
- NPO after midnight the previous evening.
- Same-day stay will provide food following the exam.
- You need to have had recent blood work, PT/PTT, and INR for this exam.
- If you are on blood thinner, you need to stop accordingly:
Coumadin – 4 days
Heparin – 24 hours
Aspirin – 3 days
Plavix – 3 days
Any medication not listed, check with technologist.