Respiratory TherapySt. Luke's Hospital's Respiratory Therapy professionals provide invasive and non-invasive treatments for pulmonary disease and distress. We serve patients of all ages for both inpatient and outpatient needs. We provide respiratory care for the St. Luke's Hospital system including the Emergency Room, Intensive Care Unit, Geriatric Psychiatry, Restorative Care and the Medical Surgical unit. The following is a partial list of diseases and illnesses addressed by our Respiratory Therapy team:
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases): Cystic Fibrosis, Bronchitis, Asthma, Bronchiectasis and Emphysema
Heart Functions and Rhythms
We can treat these diseases with laboratory and specialized testing including:
Holter Monitor - a 24 and 48-hour recording device that measures heart rhythms
PFT - Pulmonary Function Test to measure the capacities and strength of the lungs
Nebulization Treatments - To treat various airway illnesses and diseases
For more information about the St. Luke's Hospital Respiratory Therapy Department, call 828-894-3311 or 828-817-5697.