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Respiratory Services

Phelps County Regional Medical Center’s Respiratory Therapy department provides diagnostic and therapeutic services to patients requiring treatment for deficiencies or abnormalities of the respiratory system, from oxygen supplementation to intensive care. The Pulmonary Function Lab offers a wide range of diagnostic tests and treatment evaluations. Respiratory therapists also provide vital support to the nursing and medical staff and are members of the cardiac arrest and trauma teams.

Why Choose PCRMC?

  • PCRMC’s Pulmonary Function Lab offers state-of-the-art testing for the diagnosis and assessment of lung disease, evaluation of exercise tolerance and measurement of blood gases at rest and during exercise to determine oxygen needs.
  • PCRMC’s respiratory therapists are credentialed through the National Board for Respiratory Care and are licensed by the Missouri Division of Professional Registration.

Conditions Treated

PCRMC respiratory therapists provide diagnostic screening, evaluation, treatment and management of the following:

  • Asthma
  • Emphysema
  • Bronchitis
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Restrictive/obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Chronic pulmonary disease
  • Cardiopulmonary arrest
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumothorax

For More Information

The Pulmonary Function Lab at PCRMC offers testing on Tuesday and Thursday. The PCRMC Bond Clinic offers testing on Wednesday. To schedule an appointment, please call (573) 458-7737.  For more information about Respiratory Services at PCRMC, please call (573) 458-7640.

Links

Association for Respiratory Care Your Lung Health The COPD Foundation
Breathin easy: A Guide for Travelers with Pulmonary Disabilities
Allergy and Asthma Network
American College of Chest Physicians
American Lung Association
American Thoracic Society