Breathing for most people is second nature. However, for those who suffer from asthma, emphysema or bronchitis, breathing can be a major accomplishment.
Our advanced respiratory staff is fully-trained and licensed work with patients of all ages in all areas of the hospital, and are qualified to perform intensive and critical care. At left, Mark Deaton, LRCP, calibrates respiratory therapy equipment in the emergency room department.
Eureka Springs Hospital is a small-town hospital with a ‘Big Town’ team of professional, experienced therapists ready 24/7 to serve you.
Working under the direction of a physician, the therapists monitor treatment of the cardiopulmonary system. Their main goal is to diagnose and treat breathing disorders.
At right, Elwyn Holder, RRT/CPFT, is shown operating the hospital emergency room’s arterial blood gas analyzer. The benefit to having this advanced equipment right in the emergency room is that the patient’s physician has access to immediate results when the situation is critical. Not every hospital offers this type of commitment to quality care. But Eureka Springs Hospital does.
Most patients are surprised at the extent of care they receive at the Eureka Springs Hospital, over driving further to get care at a larger hospital. Respiratory therapists at Eureka Springs Hospital provide a consistent caring attitude to those they serve — commitment and devotion to duty that comes from the heart.
You deserve the best care possible with it comes to respiratory therapy. Your good health may depend on having our expert team of experienced respiratory therapists help you start to breathe easier, whether you suffer from COPD, asthma, or you are in an emergency situation. Moreover, they can coach you in ways to help you maintain your breathing at home.