Respiratory Care

Respiratory Care
(806) 212-5523

Better Breathing — Better Living

The Respiratory Care Department at BSA provides monitoring and treatment of cardiopulmonary function, which involves testing and treatment for patients with deficiencies and abnormalities associated with breathing. Respiratory therapists are an integral part of the hospital's health care team. They work in concert with physicians and nursing personnel to provide the highest quality health care for our patients. We at BSA offer Texas patients the exceptional lung care.

Clinical services include:

  • Mechanical ventilation (conventional, non-invasive and high frequency)
  • Continuous positive airway pressure
  • Airway management
  • Delivery of aerosolized medications
  • Bronchopulmonary hygiene
  • Arterial blood gas sampling and analysis
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Oxygen and specialty medical gas administration
  • Patient consultation
  • Discharge planning and education

Diagnostic Services include:

  • Pulmonary function testing
  • Exercise testing
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Sleep studies
  • Medicated aerosol delivery
  • Arterial blood gas sampling and analysis
  • Metabolic measurement
  • Transtracheal catheter placement