Respiratory Care - (619) 470-4321
The respiratory care department provides a full complement of inpatient services.
Inpatient services include placement of arterial lines, attendance at
all high-risk deliveries (with primary responsibility for all intubations),
interdisciplinary care planning & patient assessment and use of protocols
to facilitate high-quality patient care (weaning, aerosol therapy, bronchial
hygiene, continuous nebulization, BIPAP). Our highly skilled staff is
Outpatient services include a full spectrum pulmonary diagnostics lab.
Pulmonary Diagnostics Lab
The Pulmonary Diagnostic Lab is located inside the Respiratory Department,
and is in the middle of an expansion to include sophisticated services
such as exercise testing and indirect calorimetry.
We employ state of the art equipment like the Sensormedics Vmax Spectra
with Body Box. We offer our physician customers a range of pulmonary function
tests including, Spirometry, Plethysmography, Lung Volumes, Lung Diffision
Capacity and talented Diagnostic Specialists with years of experience
in Pulmonary Physiology.
Our mission is to provide our physicians with the high quality test results
and a rapid response to their needs.
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