The Respiratory Therapy Department at Mid-Valley Hospital provides diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for acutely or chronically ill patients requiring inpatient or outpatient hospital services.
Respiratory Therapeutics is based upon the presence of acute and chronic illnesses requiring continuous respiratory intervention to prevent complications and promote wellness.
Services or treatments provided include:
- Nebulized broncho-dilators
- Mucolytics and corticosteroid medications
- Implementing and monitoring continuous oxygen and aerosol therapy
- Chest physiotherapy
- Ventilator implementation and monitoring airway care
- Electrocardiography, better known as an EKG
Mid-Valley Hospital has the only full-service pulmonary function lab within 100 miles. All Pulmonary Function tests are done by a Registered Respiratory Therapist who is also a Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist, Board Certified Neonatal/Pediatric Respiratory Care Specialist and a Board Certified Asthma Educator.
Respiratory Therapy provides a full range of services to patients, including newborns, pediatrics, young adults and geriatric patients.
Monday through Friday 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. with 24 hour availability for urgent cases in our community.
Bret Fields, RRT-NPS, RPFT, AE-C
(509) 826-1760 ext. 2315