The Cardiopulmonary / Respiratory Therapy Department at Blue Mountain Hospital provides services to both inpatient and outpatients. Acute respiratory care services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to patients of all ages. We are staffed by licensed therapists who are RRT (Registered Respiratory Therapists) or CRT (Certified Respiratory Therapists).
We provide care for patients with lung and pulmonary illnesses such as:
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
In addition, we help patients with respiratory complications from heart attacks, cardiac problems, various premature births, lung cancer, etc.
We provide multiple cardiopulmonary testing and treatments such as:
Cardiac stress testing
Pulmonary function testing
Non-invasive mechanical ventilation
Arterial blood gas analysis
Neonatal (Newborn) and pediatric services
Critical care medicine
Aerosol Medications (nebulizer treatments)
Airway and Ventilator Management
A Mobile Cardiac Echo Service is provided weekly (Tuesdays) at Blue Mountain Hospital by the Bend Memorial Clinic.