Cardiology/Respiratory Services

Respiratory Therapy

Our trained professionals work directly with the physicians to monitor and treat cardiopulmonary and respiratory functions. Our services include mechanical ventilation (conventional and non-invasive), continuous positive airway pressure, delivery of aerosolized medications, airway management, brochopulmonary hygiene, oxygen and specialty medical gas administration, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, patient consultation, internal and external transports, home care discharge planning and education and other clinical aspects of respiratory care. We provide diagnostic services, including pulmonary function, exercise testing and sleep studies. Our therapists are Registered Respiratory Therapists (RRT), registry eligible by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) or Certified Respiratory Technicians (CRT) and licensed by the State of Texas (RCP). In addition to CPR training, they also have additional training on a continuing education basis.

Cardiopulmonary

Specialized medical care, ranging from diagnostic testing of the heart, lungs and brain to the treatment of lung disorders is provided by the Cardiopulmonary Department. 24-hour Holter Monitoring and treadmill stress testing, utilized to determine cardiac function during exercise, are some of the procedures provided by the department. Extensive educational materials are also available for cardiopulmonary patients and family members.

Services include:

Stress tests
EKG / EEG
Impediance Cardiography (ICG)
Holter Monitoring
Pulmonary function tests
Education to all patients with respiratory ailments

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El Campo Memorial Hospital (ECMH) and its predecessor have been providing the highest quality medical care in El Campo for over 68 years, and at the current location since 1979.The hospital is accredited by state and federal regulations (Medicare/Medicaid). Patient Billing: Various physicians involved in your care at ECMH will bill you directly for their services. These may include your anesthesiologist, emergency room physician(s), radiologist, pathologist, cardiologist or other consulting physician during your ER visit or hospital stay. Please remember that some physicians are private practitioners (contracted by ECMH and not an actual employee of ECMH) and may not be a provider on your specific managed care plan.