The use of tobacco of any kind is prohibited inside Palmdale Regional Medical Center and anywhere on the hospital campus by associates, patients and visitors. Cigarettes and smoking materials are not sold at Palmdale Regional Medical Center.
For your protection, the hospital regularly conducts fire and disaster drills. If a drill occurs while you are here, please remain in your room and do not be alarmed. The hospital is a fire-resistant building, and the staff is trained in fire protection.
Every medicine that you receive in the hospital is reviewed, prepared and delivered to the unit floor by a licensed and registered pharmacist. The pharmacist screens your medications to help ensure the correct dose is ordered, there is no potential for drug interactions and that you are not given any drug to which you might be allergic. Pharmacists participate in pain management and provide information on drugs to your doctors. Pharmacists are onsite at the hospital 24 hours per day, seven days per week.
Valuables or Lost Items
Patients are asked not to bring items of value to the hospital. If you do bring anything of value with you to the hospital, the staff at the hospital Admitting Department will eplain safekeeping procedures to you. A safe will be provided to store your valuables. You will be given a written receipt for all items, which must be presented when you withdraw them. The hospital does not accept responsibility for items of value unless they are deposited according to Palmdale Regional Medical Center's safekeeping procedures. If you lose something, please notify your nurse immediately, who will report the loss to Security Services.
Although cell phone usage is permitted in the hospital, cell phone photography is prohibited in order to protect patient privacy.
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