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CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - Sulphur Springs (3)

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CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs Provides the Following Medical Services:

 Day Surgery

Today, many surgical procedures which once required hospitalization are performed as “day surgeries”. The patient pre-admits the day before surgery, then return to the hospital and are discharged the same afternoon. Not only is this more economical, but it also allows the patient to recover in the comfort of their own home. Procedures commonly performed are: Cataract removal, tonsillectomy, hernia repair, breast biopsy, orthopedic, podiatry, and urological.  The Day Surgery department handles all pre-admits for inpatient surgeries, and pre-admission on OB patients.

Emergency Department

The Emergency Department at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital, a designated Level IV Trauma Center, is staffed 24 hours a day with Registered Nurses and physicians specializing in emergency care. State-of-the-art equipment, laboratory, and x-ray services enable us to provide emergency care of all levels, within our capabilities, to an average of 1700 patients per month. Patients requiring immediate specialized care are stabilized and transferred to a tertiary facility.

Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Since 1983, Hopkins County Hospital District has operated the Emergency Medical Service for Hopkins County. The Hopkins County EMS staff works 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.  The Hopkins County EMS department is composed of full time Paramedics, and a part-time staff of EMT’s, Intermediates and Paramedics.  A fleet of 7 ambulances are available to serve the needs of Hopkins County with four ambulances being staffed on a daily basis.  Two crews are stationed at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital in Sulphur Springs, and two crews are stationed at the Southside station.   Hopkins County EMS currently provides ambulance coverage to Hopkins, Delta, and Franklin County.

For emergency service, please call 911. For non-emergency transports, call 885-1141 and for additional information about EMS and their services, please call 885-7671.

Laboratory & Pathology

The hospital laboratory is open 24 hours a day, and is equipped with modern laboratory testing equipment for on-site blood, urine, and other medical tests. We have services available for chemistry, hematology, microbiology, blood banking, urinalysis, coagulation, and serology tests. In addition, we provide pathology and cytology services for diagnostic purposes.

Obstetrics/Perinatal Unit

The Women’s Pavilion provides a wonderfully progressive environment for the arrival of the area’s newest citizens.  This addition includes eight Labor-Delivery Recovery-Postpartum (LDRP) Rooms that let new moms experience the entire birthing process in one spacious, home-like suite, as well as four post-partum rooms, and a recovery room.  There are two operating rooms dedicated exclusively to obstetrical services.

Babies born in the Women’s Pavilion benefit from the extended care our upgraded Level II nursery can provide.  For the uncomplicated delivery, rooming-in is offered, allowing mothers to keep infants with them in their rooms, or exercising the option of having our nurses maintain a watchful eye in the nursery while the mothers rest.  Fathers are invited to visit at any time while other family members and friends will enjoy generous visiting hours.  The comfortable, safe atmosphere of the Women’s Pavilion encourages family involvement at a time which we believe, to be the most special of times.

Physical Rehabilitation Services

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital provides comprehensive inpatient services including Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy Services.  Inpatient services are provided seven days a week.  Outpatients are seen Monday-Friday by appointment.  Orthopedic, neurological and wound care services are available as well as services for the home bound.


The Radiology Department services include Diagnostic X-rays, Mammography screening and Bone Densitometry (Accredited by American College of Radiology), General and Cardiac Nuclear Medicine, GE 64-slice Computerized Tomography, Calcium Scoring, Vascular Doppler, Sonography and 1.5 Tesla MRI.

Respiratory Therapy/EKG

Our Respiratory Therapy services are available around the clock and include:

* Aerosol, IPPB, & Oxygen Therapy

* Incentive Spirometry

* Chest Physical Therapy

* Continuous Mechanical Ventilation Support

* Electro-Diagnostic services include:

* Pulmonary Function Studies

* Electro Cardiogram

* Cardiac Stress Tests

* Halter Monitoring

* Electroencephalogram, Sleep Studies

Consultation Available with Pulmonologist

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program is a twelve week program three days a week for
patients diagnosed with a lung disease. (36 visits total)

Cardiac Rehab is offered three days a week for patients diagnosed with heart disease.

Sleep Studies 

Sleep studies are performed in a comfortable, home-like setting where patients are attended to by technicians trained in sleep disorders. While sleeping, the patient’s heart rate, breathing patterns, oxygen levels, brain wave activity and other key indicators are monitored.

Nuclear Stress Testing 

A nuclear stress test is an assessment of the blood flow to the heart and is a non-invasive means of detecting the presence and/or significance of coronary artery disease.

Pulmonary Function Testing

Pulmonary function tests can help a physician diagnose a range of respiratory diseases, and are a group of procedures that measure the function of the lungs, revealing irregular breathing.

Wound Care

CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Wound Care provides inpatient and outpatient wound care services. Our Inpatient Nursing Team is able to effectively identify and assist with inpatient wound care needs. Our Outpatient Wound Care Team offers individual patient treatment plans with advanced healing therapies for wounds that have resisted conventional treatment, including the use of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy.

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