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Respiratory Care

Treatment for Lung Disease in McHenry County

Centegra Health System’s Respiratory Care Department provides inpatient and outpatient care for patients of all ages who have cardiopulmonary illnesses and diseases. Our highly skilled staff provides evaluation, treatment, and education about managing a range of conditions, including:

  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Heart disease
  • Lung cancer

Some cardiopulmonary or lung disorders may be sudden and severe, and others may be long-term conditions that require medical supervision. We optimize your care by tailoring it to your personal needs.

The Respiratory Care Department is available 24 hours a day. We also treat people who have had surgery and are intimately involved with helping you receive ventilator support.

Respiratory Tests and Procedures

Your physician may order pulmonary diagnostic tests to diagnose or treat your lung condition. Respiratory tests offered at Centegra’s Respiratory Care Department include:

  • Arterial Blood Gas Analysis (ABG)
  • Basic Pulmonary Function Test (PFT)
  • Basic Pulmonary Function Test with bronchodilator
  • Complete Pulmonary Function Test (includes lung volumes and diffusion study)
  • Complete Pulmonary Function Test with bronchodilator
  • Methacholine Challenge Test (bronchial provocation)

Respiratory procedures and therapies available at Centegra include:

  • Blood gas analysis
  • Bronchial hygiene therapy
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Chest physical therapy
  • Electrocardiograms
  • Emergency airway care
  • Humidity therapy
  • Invasive mechanical ventilation
  • Lung expansion therapy
  • Non-invasive oxygen analysis
  • Non-invasive ventilation
  • Oxygen administration
  • Pharmacological nebulization therapy

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

The Centegra Pulmonary Rehabilitation program is offered to individuals living with respiratory/lung conditions such as emphysema, COPD, bronchitis, and other pulmonary conditions. This two-phase program helps you establish realistic and positive options for living with a pulmonary condition. Visit Pulmonary Rehabilitation to learn more.