Health Services

Cardio-Pulmonary

About

GLWACH’s Cardio-Pulmonary Services provides quality, compassionate care to pulmonary and cardiac patients in an outpatient and inpatient setting of all ages. We are a team of Nationally Credentialed Respiratory Therapists that specialize in interviewing and examining patients with breathing or cardiopulmonary disorders. We respond to all emergencies within the hospital and trauma’s in the emergency room. Respiratory Therapists conduct, perform, and analyze diagnostic tests to assess lung capacity and capability to treat and assist in diagnosing patients with pulmonary or cardiac conditions. 

Respiratory Therapists handle breathing or airway problems that can stem from a wide variety of conditions and events such as:

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Asthma
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Bronchitis
  • Emphysema
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Spinal Muscular Dystrophy
  • Lou Gehrig’s Disease
  • Trauma’s
  • Anaphylaxis 
  • Central and Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Neonates born prematurely that cannot breath on their own
  • COVID-19 
The Pulmonary Clinic provides a wide range of testing for GLWACH’s beneficiaries:
  • Spirometry
  • Pre and Post Spirometry
  • Full Pulmonary Function Testing
  • 6 minute walk testing
  • Electrocardiogram
  • 24 and 48 hour Cardiac Holter Monitors
  • Up to 14 day Cardiac Zio Patch
  • Graded Exercise Stress Test
  • Asthma/COPD Education
  • Arterial Blood Gases

Contact Us

Telephone Number(s)

Pulmonary Clinic
Line 1:

(573)596-9272

Line 2:

(573)596-4945

Inpatient Respiratory Therapy
Line 1:

(573)337-4895

Line 2:

(573)337-4907

Hours

Inpatient Respiratory Therapy
Available 24/7

Location

Main Hospital, first floor

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