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Respiratory Department

Respiratory & Pulmonary Medicine

Breathe easy.

Griffin Hospital's Department of Pulmonary/Respiratory Medicine incorporates diagnostic testing and treatment for disorders and diseases of the lungs and chest as well as a sleep medicine program. Diagnostic testing includes pulmonary function which assess lung impairments, arterial blood gas management, pulse oximetry - a quick non-invasive method of determining the oxygen level in blood -and fiberoptic bronchoscopy - a procedure that involves placing a viewing instrument into the lungs to diagnose and treat lung and airway problems.

This department also offers polysomnography - the science of evaluating disturbances of sleep. Treatment options include a variety of inhaled medications, chest physiotherapy, asthma management and pulmonary rehabilitation.

COPD Prescription for Wellness

The Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Prescription for Wellness Program offers health education, support and coaching to help prevent and manage chronic diseases and take active steps to increase vitality.

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Accredited by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS)

Sleep Medicine

Accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

An outpatient approach to improving the quality of life for those living with chronic lung disease