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Internal Medicine

Director Maiolo Pasquale


About us

The Internal Medicine Unit deals with the diagnosis and treatment of the internal acute and chronic diseases. Such activity is addressed to ordinary inpatients and those patients who make use of the ambulatory service Day Service Ambulatoriale (DSA). The following medical sectors are annexed to this Unit: Diabetology; Vascular Ultrasound; Internal Medicine Ultrasound and Muscle-Tendon Ultrasound.

 
Forlimpopoli Internal Medicine outpatients’ department

Address
Via Duca D'Aosta, 33
Forlimpopoli

Telephone numbers
- Fax: 0543 733219
- Information: 0543 733211
- Information: 0543 733273

Hours:
- Information: from Mon to Fri: 8 a.m. -1 p.m.


Forlimpopoli Emergency Medical Service

Address
Via Duca D'Aosta, 33 – Ground floor
Forlimpopoli

Telephone numbers
- Fax: 0543 738796
- Information: 0543 733246
- Information: 0543 733285

Hours:
- Open access: from Mon to Sun (bank holidays included): 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

 
Ward’s features

The Internal Medicine inpatients’ area is located at the mezzanine of the Health Centre in Forlimpopoli and it has fifteen beds in air-conditioned rooms. Each room has two beds, one of them with hygienic facilities for disabled patients. All beds are equipped with high level mattresses in order to prevent bedsore in the patients at risk of developing injuries.


Useful information for hospitalization

Patients access the URGENT hospitalization directly from Casualties in Forlì, and Forlimpopoli or Santa Sofia Emergency Medical Service. For the SCHEDULED hospitalization though it is necessary to bring the GP’s request and to have undergone a visit by a doctor of this Unit. Present yourself at the Unit on the fixed day, fasting if requested. Please bring the following documents: insurance card (in Italy tessera sanitaria), the fiscal code card (in Italy, codice fiscale), valid ID with updated address and any medical document, including the therapy used at home.
In order to best organise the medical and nursing activities we do restrict visiting hours:
- Visiting hours – from Mon to Sun: 7-8 a.m.; 12.30 a.m. – 2.30 p.m.; 6.30-8.30 p.m.


Discharge

At the time of discharge patients will receive: -a clinical report with the main information about their hospitalization; -eligible patients can collect the drugs free of charge (with the medical prescription) at the Hospital Pharmacy.


Personal belongings policy

Keep your personal belongings in the lockers of your room or in the special storage units, given on request by the staff (prosthesis holder and holders in which you can keep items e.g. glasses). The Hospital is not responsible for the loss of items not kept in the storage units. It is strongly advised that patients do not bring valuable items to the Hospital.


Non-medical care

The presence of unknown people in the inpatient’s room outside the visiting hours will be checked by the nurses on duty who will take measures and separate the people without formal authorisation from the patient. Those people who assist patients (relatives, friends, voluntaries, non-medical workers) must respect the Health Direction’s rules which are displayed in the patient’s rooms.


Information

Telephone numbers:
- Fax: 0543 738801
- Information: 0543 733285
- Information: 0543 733221

Address
Via Duca D'Aosta, 33 – Mezzanine 
Forlimpopoli

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