The health of your lungs and respiratory tract are crucial to your overall health. According to the National Institute of Health, more than 30 million Americans are living with chronic lung diseases and pulmonary disorders.
Patients undergoing emergency care, inpatient care or outpatient testing may benefit from respiratory services at Desert View Hospital, administered by a licensed respiratory therapist. All tests require a physician’s order and some tests may require pre-authorization from your insurance company.
Our Respiratory Services
- Aerosol/Humidity therapy
- Arterial blood gas (ABG)
- Asthma management
- Breathing treatments
- COPD/Emphysema/Bronchitis management
- Hiflow oxygen therapy
- Non-invasive ventilation (Bipap/Cpap)
- Oxygen therapy and management
- Pulmonary function test (PFT)
- Pulse oximetry
- Smoking cessation
- Stress tests (regular and nuclear)
Better Breathers Club
The Better Breathers Club is a support group for individuals with chronic lung disease. The group is on hiatus until further notice. Please check back for updates.