Carroll Hospital > Medical Services > Respiratory Care

Respiratory Care

At Carroll Hospital we help people of all ages to breathe more easily. Our registered and certified respiratory care practitioners are available around the clock to treat chronic and acute lung and heart problems such as:
  • Asthma
  • Emphysema
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (COPD)
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Lung cancer
  • Lung damage due to a heart attack or trauma

The professionals at Carroll Hospital offer:

  • Diagnostic tests such as pulmonary function tests, arterial blood gas analysis (ABG), Peak Flows
  • Outpatient respiratory care
  • Inpatient respiratory care
  • Pulmonary Rehab Program 
  • Referral to a respiratory medicine physician

Respiratory care practitioners are an integral part of the health care team, working with other medical professionals to help you gain control of your condition and successfully resume your daily activities. They:

  • Provide inpatient respiratory therapy (consultations and treatment)
  • Perform diagnostic services
  • Offer hands-on education to help you use your inhaler and manage your medications
  • Help you understand your condition and live more comfortably and independently

For more information about Respiratory Care at Carroll Hospital, call 410-871-6779.