Respiratory therapy in Palatka, Florida

Although many respiratory conditions can be treated by a primary care physician, advanced pulmonary concerns should be treated by a pulmonologist. The pulmonary physicians at Putnam Community Medical Center are dedicated to improving breathing difficulties caused by respiratory issues.

Along with our pulmonary team, they offer advanced diagnostic testing and a wide range of treatments for pulmonary conditions—including pulmonary-related sleep conditions.

For more information about our pulmonary services, call (386) 326-8561.

Comprehensive pulmonary care

Our pulmonologists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the lungs. The pulmonary team—including certified respiratory therapists—provides care for a variety of pulmonary conditions.

Our team is dedicated to ensuring you receive high-quality care, which is why our respiratory care services are offered 24/7, with options for both inpatient and outpatient care, depending on the severity of the condition.

Diagnosing pulmonary conditions

To accurately diagnose your condition, we may use the following tests:

  • Arterial blood gases
  • Non-invasive ventilation studies
  • Pulmonary function studies

Services and treatments we offer

To treat respiratory conditions, we offer many services, including:

  • Bronchial hygiene therapy
  • Bronchodilator therapy
  • Hyperinflation therapy
  • Mechanical ventilation
  • Non-invasive positive pressure
  • Oxygen therapy

Respiratory education

We also offer additional support through education about pulmonary conditions, including:

  • Asthma education
  • Peak flow device instruction

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Pulmonary-related sleep disorders

Our pulmonary team also treats patients experiencing sleep disorders that may be related to pulmonary conditions, such as sleep apnea. If a pulmonary-related sleep disorder is suspected, our doctors may keep patients overnight at our sleep lab to conduct a sleep study. During a sleep study, doctors collect data about a patients sleep habits to determine the cause of the sleep condition.