The Cardiopulmonary Department, located on the first floor at Saline Memorial Hospital, is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The department is led by credentialed, licensed respiratory therapists credentialed through the National Board for Respiratory care and licensed by the Arkansas State Medical Board. Our staff is specially trained to treat respiratory conditions including:

  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
  • COPD
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Fibrosis
  • Lung cancer
  • Met Hemoglobin Poisoning
  • Obstructive Lung Disorders
  • Respiratory Distress
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Restrictive Lung Disorders
  • Sleep apnea
  • Tuberculosis

Services Provided Include:
  • Aerosol Therapy
  • Airway recruitment
  • Asthma and COPD education
  • Bronchopulmonary hygiene (e.g. chest drainage, & physical therapy, MetaNeb therapy)
  • BIPAP/CPAP Therapy
  • Bronchodilator Therapy (Aerosol, MDI, Continuous)
  • Cardio/Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • COPD Navigator
  • Emergent Intubation
  • High Flow Oxygen Therapy
  • Lung Recruitment Therapy (EZPAP & Aerobika) 
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Pharmacologic agent introduction (required for respiratory and cardiovascular support)
  • Resuscitation (Adult, Infant & Pediatric)
  • Smoking Cessation & Counseling
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Vaping Cessation and Counseling
  • Ventilation Support for adults, infants and pediatrics

Diagnostic Procedures include:
  • Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Testing
  • Arterial Blood Gas Monitoring
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Electroencephalogram
  • Flexible Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary Navigator
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
Whether you are a hospitalized patient or visiting us on an outpatient basis, our mission is to help you breathe easy, keeping your lungs and heart healthy and strong.
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