Respiratory Therapy

 

The Respiratory Care department offers a wide variety of pulmonary services, as well as cardiac and neurology services, testing and therapy.

The Respiratory Care department is staffed by licensed respiratory care therapists from 6:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. After hours a therapist is always on call to respond when needed.

Respiratory Care Offers:

Pulmonary:

  • Oxygen therapy
  • Breathing treatments
  • Chest physiotherapy
  • Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT’s)
  • Aerosol Therapy
  • Mechanical ventilation for adult, pediatric, and neonatal patients
  • Emergency response (trauma)/resuscitation team
  • Arterial blood gas sampling
  • Smoking cessation education
  • Patient and staff education
  • Patient transport when necessary

Cardiac:

  • Electrocardiology (ECG)
  • Event Monitors
  • Holter Monitors

Neurological:

  • Routine and sleep-deprived electroencephalography (EEG)