Respiratory Care provides a variety of respiratory care treatments and diagnostic tests for patients of all ages from newborns to aged. They provide support in the Emergency Room, O.B., Med-Surg, and skilled patients.
Diagnostic testing includes 24-hour Holter monitoring, EKG’s, 30-day Cardiac Event Recording, pulse oximetry, EEG’s, and pulmonary function testing to evaluate the condition of a patient’s lungs. Sleep studies are also available through Respiratory Care.
Therapies include mechanical ventilation, inhaled medications, chest physical therapy, and breathing exercises and retraining. The department is staffed by Tammie Riedell, CRT, Department Manager, Terri Vote, CRT, and Dawn Williamson, LPN.