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Respiratory Care

Diagnoses & Treatment for Lung & Breathing Disorders

checking woman's breathingBreathing is such a natural part of day-to-day life that it’s performed without thinking. When you have difficulty breathing, you suddenly become very aware of this daily task that should be simple. Breathing issues can be caused by many things, but primarily originate in the heart or lungs. If you are having trouble breathing, it is important to consult with a respiratory care professional as soon as possible. This is a clear indicator that something is wrong, and leaving it untreated could lead to more serious complications.

Respiratory Services at Mile Bluff

The Mile Bluff Respiratory Care Department provides a wide variety of cardiopulmonary (heart and lung) services. Licensed respiratory therapists use their specialized skills to restore healthy breathing, and treat a variety of respiratory diseases from emphysema to pneumonia and asthma.

Some of the respiratory services provided, include:

  • Routine medicated breathing treatments
  • Oxygen therapy
  • Ventilator management and associated non-invasive monitoring
  • Bronchial hygiene therapy and assessments
  • Pulmonary function testing
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation

The Respiratory Care Department also provides cardiac diagnostic testing such as:

  • Stress tests
  • Echocardiograms
  • EKGs
  • Holter monitor and event-specific testing

Heart specialists also visit regularly to assist with specialized care. Respiratory care services are available in Mauston.

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