Respiratory Therapy

 

WRHS Respiratory Therapists evaluate, treat, and care for patients with breathing or other cardiopulmonary disorders. The following are services provided:

DIAGNOSTIC SERVICES

  • Pulmonary Function Tests (PFT)
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) Sampling and Analysis
  • Pulse Oximetry

Respiratory

THERAPEUTIC SERVICES

  • Oxygen Administration
  • Bronchodilator Therapy
  • Chest Physiotherapy (CPT), Postural  Drainage and Flutter Therapy
  • Noninvasive and Invasive Mechanical Ventilation
  • Incentive Spirometry

OTHER SERVICES

  • Airway Management
  • Smoking Cessation (Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist)
  • Patient Education about Asthma, COPD and other Pulmonary Disorders

Registered Respiratory Therapists:

Dave Muggerud, RRT

 

 

Department Phone:

567-6049 or

567-4561 for paging