Respiratory Care, EKG, EEG

Respiratory therapists are highly skilled licensed medical practitioners who have a broad scope of practice in the hospital providing care to neonatal, pediatric, adult and geriatric patients.

Inpatient Respiratory Services

The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) has recognized Woman's for its quality care.

  • High-Risk Delivery Attendance
  • Mechanical Ventilation Administration and Management
  • High-frequency Oscillation Ventilation and Management
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Intubation and Airway Management
  • Surfactant Administration
  • Inhaled Nitric Oxide Therapy
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Nebulization Therapy
  • Bronchopulmonary Hygiene
  • POCT: Special Lab Functions of Blood Gas and Electrolytes
  • Breath Hydrogen Testing (lactose, fructose, sucrose, glucose, lactulose)
  • Neonatal Sleep Monitoring and Analysis
  • Neonatal Transport Team
  • Electrocardiograms (EKG)
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)

Outpatient Services

Monday-Friday, 7:00 AM-4:00 PM

  • Registration/Check-in located in Main Hospital 1st Floor at Imaging Services
  • Please call for appointment availability: 225-924-8248

Services include:

  • Electrocardiograms (EKG)
  • Blood Gas Collection and Analysis
  • Breathing Treatments
  • Pulmonary Function Testing (scheduled appointments)
  • Breath Hydrogen Testing (scheduled appointments)
  • Electroencephalography (EEG) (scheduled appointments)