Respiratory Therapy | Greene County

Respiratory Therapy

The respiratory therapy department provides a variety of respiratory care treatments and diagnostic tests for patients of all ages.  Respiratory therapy is a support service working with physician clinics, nursing, the emergency department and other medical center departments to deliver the most state-of-the-art health care to patients at Greene County Medical Center.

All services require an order from your physician.  It is also recommended that you bring your medication list with you for any testing done in respiratory therapy.

Diagnostic Services

Pulmonary Diagnostics

Home Oxygen Evaluation

The respiratory therapy team can provide an evaluation to qualify you for home oxygen with a diagnosis and order from your physician. This will include, but is not limited to, pulse oximetry monitoring in the medical center as an outpatient or making arrangements for an overnight oximetry test in your home.

Cardiac Diagnostics

  • Electrocardiograms (EKG)
  • Pulse oximetry
  • Basic spirometry
  • Pre- and post-bronchodilator spirometry
  • Pulmonary function testing

Sleep Study

  • Regular Sleep Studies
  • Split Night Sleep Studies
  • CPAP Titration Sleep Studies

Therapies & Education

  • Nebulizer therapy
  • Metered Dose Inhaler therapy (MDI)
  • Acapella therapy
  • Positive Expiatory Pressure therapy (PEP)
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Nasal washing for diagnosis of RSV or influenza
  • Sputum inductions
  • Patient Education
    • Nebulizer & metered dose inhaler use
    • PEP instruction
    • Inhaler spacer instruction
    • Peak flow monitoring instruction
    • COPD, asthma, and other lung diseases
    • Sleep disorders