Due to their complex medical/rehabilitative needs, patients at DeKalb Medical's LTAC typically experience a two- to six-week length of stay. Patient diagnoses typically fall into one or more of the following categories:
- Neurological disease
- Infectious disease
- Severe stroke
- Renal dysfunction
- Multi-system failure
- Cardiac disease
- End-stage respiratory distress
- Ventilator weaning
- Wound care
- Severe malnutrition requiring TPN
- Catastrophic injuries
- Extensive post-operative complications
- Complicated orthopedics
Each patient referred to DeKalb Medical's LTAC is evaluated by a medical professional to assure that he/she meets admission criteria. Pre-admission screenings are free. To schedule a screening, call 404.501.6262.
Read more about finding out how to refer patients to LTAC, or contact us for more information or schedule a tour.