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Respiratory Care

Respiratory therapists deliver therapeutic care to patients with breathing or other disorders of the cardiopulmonary status and treat accordingly. The respiratory care staff also facilitates the continued pulmonary care for patients upon their release from the hospital. JRMC is the only facility in the area that performs complete pulmonary function testing including a state-of-the-art Auto Box which performs Plethsmography, a test to see how the lungs are functioning.

 

What is Pulmonary Function Testing?
Pulmonary function testing is a specialized breathing test to diagnose lung diseases by evaluating how the lungs move air and oxygen.

All of our staff at Jamestown Regional Medical Center are licensed by the National Board of Respiratory Care and the State of North Dakota. The staff is dedicated to working with you on a one-on-one basis. The department is trained to take care of patients of all age groups. From diagnosis to treatment, you will find professionals delivering quality healthcare with care and compassion.

 

Services include:

  • airway management
  • arterial blood gas (ABGs) sampling and analysis
  • capillary blood gas sampling and analysis
  • BiPAP (Bi-Level Positive Airway Pressure)
  • CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure)
  • CPT
  • handheld nebulizer treatments
  • oxygen therapy
  • patient education
  • pulmonary function testing
  • pulse oximetry
  • sputum collection
  • ventilator management

The respiratory care team is also a part of pulmonary rehab. Click here to lean more about pulmonary rehab.

 

 

Contact JRMC Respiratory Care

  • (701) 952-4858