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Medical Services

Respiratory Therapy

The respiratory therapy departments of Davis Medical Center and Broaddus Hospital work to allow patients to make the most of the limited lung function.

Benefits Include:

Respiratory Therapy services are designed for patients who experience lung problems such as:

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Black Lung Disease (UMWA)
  • Asthma
  • Lung Cancer and lung cancer surgery
  • Lung volume reduction surgery before and after lung transplantation

Respiratory Therapy Includes:

  • Monitored and supervised exercise
  • Decreased symptoms of the disease or condition
  • Better ability to function in daily life
  • Increased ability to exercise
  • Better management of anxiety and depression
  • Monthly health classes with trained
  • Behavioral Health Specialists

Pulmonary Function Testing to aid in the diagnosis of lung disease and conditions.