Although Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, has a 19 beds available for psychiatric care for adults, it is not a psychiatric hospital. Over 900 beds on the hospital campus are dedicated for acute patient care, reports Duke Medicine.
Duke University Hospital has clinical care, as well as primary care, available for patients on the hospital campus. In-home care and hospice care is offered as well, states Duke Medicine. Same-day surgery is available on the campus in the form of ambulatory surgery, defined by the Ambulatory Surgical Center Association as a convenient alternative to outpatient procedures performed by the hospital. Ambulatory surgery can be either diagnostic or preventive procedures, according to ASC Association.