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Respiratory Therapy

Edgar County Lung Health Program

The Respiratory Therapy Department at Horizon Health cares for patients with a wide range of breathing disorders, including asthma, emphysema, pneumonia, and lung infections. It also provides emergency care to patients suffering from heart attacks, stroke, or shock.

Respiratory therapists work with all members of the healthcare team to identify and solve problems of respiratory disease and disorders of the cardiopulmonary system.

Respiratory therapy can assist in the treatment of the following:

  • General breathing problems
  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Emphysema
  • Lung Infections
  • Pneumonia

Treatments offered include:

  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Pulmonary Function Tests (PFT)
  • NIOX Test
  • Peak Flow Test
  • EKG (electrocardiogram)-heart
  • EEG (electroencephalogram)-brain
  • Nebulizer
  • Incentive Spirometer
  • Oxygen
  • CPAP, BiPAP, Ventilator

The Respiratory Therapy Department also operates the sleep lab at Horizon Health.

Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Phone: (217) 466-4245