Phelps Health’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 Phelps Health?
- Phelps Health’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.
- Phelps Health’s respiratory therapists are credentialed through the National Board for Respiratory Care and are licensed by the Missouri Division of Professional Registration.
Phelps Health respiratory therapists provide diagnostic screening, evaluation, treatment and management of the following:
- Cardiopulmonary arrest
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Cystic fibrosis