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
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.