Cardiopulmonary & Respiratory Services
Breathe easier with care from your local West Virginia hospital
Cardiopulmonary services, which includes respiratory services, are a vital
part of every department in a hospital. Their care ensures that patients
are able to breathe freely and easily, forming the foundation of any treatment
they receive. It is necessary everywhere from the neonatal intensive care
unit to the operating room to the emergency department to the medical
At War Memorial Hospital, our cardiopulmonary services provide for patients
with a wide range of breathing issues, including asthma, emphysema, bronchitis,
pneumonia, lung tumors, tuberculosis, and all other diseases of the lungs
and respiratory system. Our therapists provide ongoing support as well,
equipping patients to lead long and healthy lives by managing their symptoms.
Our comprehensive suite of diagnostic testing includes:
- Arterial Blood Gas
- Bronchial Thermoplasty
- Event Monitor
- Holter Monitor
- Pulmonary Function Test
Our Virginia hospital also hosts a seminar called the Blue Ridge Symposium
in order to provide better information about respiratory care to medical
professionals all over the country.
War Memorial Hospital offers an education and exercise program specifically
designed for patients with heart or lung issues. Our program offers medical
evaluation, personalized physician-prescribed exercise and classes aimed
to help patients of all ages optimize their physical, psychological and
social capabilites while managing their conditions independently.
Patients in our rehabilitation program have diagnoses like:
- Heart Attacks
- Bypass Surgery / Valve Repair
- Artery Stents
- Heart Transplant
- Chest Pain
- Interstitial Lung Disease
- ...and more.
To learn more about this medically supervised exercise and education program
for those who have a heart condition and/or lung disease,
click here, or call 304-258-6577.