PULMONOLOGY DEPARTMENT


The Department provides immediate cardio-pulmonary management, as requested by the Physician, that will help lead in the accurate diagnosis of an illness for proper administration of therapeutic procedure.


The Department’s Objectives include:


- To deliver official results of the procedures within 24 hours.

- To respond during Code Blue

- To provide ventilatory support to intubated patient.

- To gradually remove mechanically intubated patient from ventilator.

- To provide accurate pulmonary diagnostic procedure:

      a. Blood Gas Analysis (ABG)

      b. Pulmonary Function Test (PFT)

      c. Peak Expiratory Flow Measurement (PEFR)

- To provide effective pulmonary therapeutic procedures:

      a. Aerosol Therapy (Nebulization)

      b. Intermittent Positive Pressure Breathing Therapy (IPPB)

Manpower Complement

Chair: 1

Supervisor, RT: 1

Respiratory Therapist: 4

Medical Staff: 3