Respiratory Care Services and Procedures at Premier Health

We’re committed to improving your quality of life by improving your ability to breathe. Premier Health Respiratory Care provides evaluation, treatment, management and care for patients with breathing problems caused by a number of conditions such as:

Our respiratory therapists care for you with a variety of services, including:

  • Breathing treatments
  • Diagnostic testing
  • Patient evaluation
  • Respiratory screening
  • Smoking cessation
  • Ventilator management

Lung Function Tests to Identify Your Condition

The first step in helping you breathe more easily is diagnosing your condition. Our pulmonary function department provides a variety of lung-function tests to identify the condition that’s making it hard for you to breathe. With this knowledge we can develop a treatment plan to help improve your breathing.

Offered through:  Miami Valley Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Atrium Medical Center, Upper Valley Medical Center

Respiratory Care Treatments to Help You Breathe Better

To improve your breathing, we provide a variety of inpatient and outpatient services, including:

  • Arterial blood gas measurement
  • Asthma management
  • Complete pulmonary function testing
  • Education and instruction on the use of inhalers
  • Electrocardiograms (EKGs)
  • Medicated aerosaol therapy
  • Pulmonary exercise stress testing
  • Resting and exercise pulse oximetry
  • Smoking cessation education
  • Ventilator management

Offered through:  Miami Valley Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Atrium Medical Center, Upper Valley Medical Center

Pulmonary Rehabilitation to Help You Manage Your Condition

Pulmonary rehabilitation is a comprehensive program to help you improve your quality of life by managing your own condition. This program will help you learn to control symptoms and reduce the impact of chronic lung disease. You will learn to improve your performance of daily activities and increase your endurance and ability to exercise.

We create a program especially for you, with individualized exercise and education based on your particular needs.

Your program will include:

  • Assessment
  • Education
  • Monitored and supervised exercise
  • Psychosocial support

Learn more about Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Fidelity Health Care: At-Home Respiratory Care

Fidelity Health Care (FHC) brings our respiratory care services to you. Our respiratory therapists can teach you about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and congestive heart failure (CHF). We’ll help you understand the disease process and show you how to use medications properly.

Our respiratory therapists also help you understand how to use your respiratory equipment safely.

We can explain a variety of equipment, including:

  • Apnea monitors
  • Bi-level machines
  • CPAP machines
  • Nebulizers
  • Oxygen therapy devices

You have access to FHC services and support 24 hours a day.

Content Updated: September 29, 2016

These Premier Health locations offer Respiratory Care Services.
Each location may offer different or additional services, so contact a location below to learn more about the specific services they offer.
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