Harrison County Community Hospital's Cardiopulmonary Services department provides diagnostic testing and treatment of acute and chronic heart and lung illnesses, including sleep studies and pulmonary rehabilitation. The department's therapists work in the inpatient, outpatient, and emergency settings.
Respiratory patients frequently suffer from illnesses such as bronchitis, asthma, congestive heart failure, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Scott Eveloff MD, a pulmonologist and sleep medicine specialist, holds weekly clinics at Harrison County Community Hospital. The respiratory therapists provide a wide range of pulmonary services, including:
- Airway Clearance
- Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) Sampling
- ABG and Lactate Processing
- Complete Pulmonary Function Testing
- Durable Medical Equipment Arrangements
- Lung Expansion
- Medication Administration
- Oximetry Testing
- Oxygen Administration and Management
- Patient Education
- Pulmonary Rehabilitation
- Sleep Studies
- Ventilation Support (Secretion Clearance)
Our Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program is designed to help educate patients, decrease respiratory symptoms and complications, and improve overall physical and emotional well being for people with chronic lung diseases. Rehabilitation is covered by Medicare and most insurance carriers upon meeting certain criteria. A doctor’s order is required.
- Breathing Retraining
- Gradually Increasing Exercise
- Timeline (individualized for each patient)
- Medicine Management and Education
- Emotional Support
- Cardiac Stress Testing
- Electrocardiograms (EKGs)
- Holter Monitors
- Resuscitation and Intubation
For more information about Cardiopulmonary Services, please call (660) 425-0265.
Pictured: Cardiopulmonary staff members are certified in basic life support, advanced cardiovascular life support, and pediatric advanced life support. The department has around-the-clock in-house hospital coverage.