Welcome to respiratory care services at The Good Samaritan Hospital.
Services we provide include:
Pulmonary Function testing determines the functional and
anatomical condition of the lungs. Patients do a series of breathing maneuvers
into a pulmonary function analyzer. The results are analyzed and interpreted by
Respiratory Therapy is the treatment of pulmonary diseases.
Respiratory Therapists deliver medications to the lung, perform chest
physiotherapy, breathing exercises, manage mechanical ventilation and perform
Arterial Blood Gas
Blood is tested for levels of oxygen and carbon dioxide in
order to assess a patient’s breathing.
procedure where a flexible fiber optic tube is used to visualize the airways and
retrieve tissue specimens.