Respiratory Care Services

McPherson Hospital’s Respiratory Care Department is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide care for you and your family. It is staffed by therapists licensed in the state by the Kansas Board of Healing Arts and nationally by the National Board for Respiratory Care. It is a full service department providing care to all age groups from newborn to the elderly. The department provides disease management by assisting in diagnoses, treatment, education, and prevention. Specialized testing may be ordered by your physician to determine lung function and assist in disease diagnosis.

Various diagnostic and treatment modalities can include:

Pulmonary Function Analyzer

  1. Oxygen therapy
  2. Life support and ventilator management
  3. Inhaled medications
  4. Overnight pulse oximetry
  5. Carbon Monoxide screening
  6. Pulmonary function testing including lung volumes and diffusion studies
  7. Non-invasive ventilation
  8. Pulmonary clinic
  9. Arterial Blood Gasses (ABG)
  10. Chest physiotherapy
  11. Tracheostomy care
  12. Respiratory assisted transports
  13. Oximetry with and without exercise
  14. Heliox therapy
  15. Neurodiagnostic Services are scheduled by the Respiratory Care Department

Many other services are available that are not listed above. For more information, please contact the Respiratory Care Department at 620-241-2251, extension 235.


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