At Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis, patients with conditions ranging from chronic asthma and bronchitis to pulmonary fibrosis and lung cancer have access to highly skilled inpatient and outpatient respiratory care. Our specialized respiratory team is committed
to providing quality, compassionate care to respiratory patients 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Our team treats patients of all ages with advanced neonatal, pediatric and adult respiratory care services, and works with your primary doctor to ensure your care is customized to your personal needs. The Saint Francis Hospital Respiratory Care Department
provides the following services:
Assist doctors with bronchoscopy procedures
Arterial blood gas collections and analysis
Perform pulmonary function testing
Adult and neonatal mechanical ventilation and weaning
Adult and neonatal intubations and extubations
Administration and education of Bi-PAP and CPAP
Aerosol therapy education and administration
Metered-inhaler education and administration
Chest percussion and postural drainage
Oxygen delivery and weaning
Pulse oximetry studies
Panic control and relaxation techniques
Respond to medical response team calls
Assist on infant deliveries
Neonatal pulmonary surfactant administration
If you have questions about respiratory care at Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis or would like to learn more, please call us at (901) 765-1000.
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