Respiratory

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Lawrence Medical Center's Respiratory Therapy Department provides quality services to meet the needs of inpatients and outpatients of all ages. The Respiratory Therapy Department has 12 staff members, including Registered and Certified Respiratory Therapists.

The highly-trained and credentialed respiratory therapists are involved in the evaluation, treatment, and care for patients with breathing or other cardiopulmonary disorders. Practicing under the direction of a physician, the respiratory therapists assume primary responsibility for all respiratory care therapeutic treatments and diagnostic procedures. The respiratory therapy staff is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide routine and emergency care. In addition, registered and certified respiratory therapists are specialized in airway management, mechanical ventilation, and acid-base balance where they operate and maintain a CLIA-certified and Joint Commission-inspected blood gas laboratory. With state-of-the-art equipment, the Respiratory Therapy Department is also able to provide the latest technology in pulmonary function testing.

Lawrence Medical Center's Respiratory Therapy Department is committed to patient health.

Respiratory Therapy Services:

  • Aerosol Therapy
  • Airway Management
  • Arterial Blood Gas Analysis
  • Bi-Level Positive Airway Pressure
  • Chest Physiotherapy
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
  • EKGs (Electrocardiograms)
  • Holter/Event Monitors
  • Incentive Spirometry
  • Life Support Ventilation
  • Metered Dose Inhaler Administration/Education
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Pulse Oximetry

Routine Diagnostic Procedures:

Routine diagnostic procedures, including those listed below, may be scheduled Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • Arterial Blood Gas Analysis
  • EKG's (Electrocardiograms)
  • Holter/Event Monitors
  • Pulmonary Function Testing

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Contact Information:

Lawrence Medical Center Respiratory Therapy Department
202 Hospital Street
Moulton, AL 35650
Phone: 256-974-2216
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