Respiratory/Cardiopulmonary Services

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The respiratory therapy department

  • Location: the main hospital off the lobby located in the inpatient unit
  • On call 24 hours/day
  • Provides/coordinates routine respiratory management in all areas of the hospital
  • Services include
    • Holter monitor placement
    • pulmonary function tests
    • nebulizer distribution
    • cardiac stress testing
  • Provides respiratory management of critical patients on ventilators until patient can be transferred to higher level of care.