Cardiopulmonary Services

Breathing is an essential part of life.

Our heart and lungs are vital parts of our bodies. The Cardiopulmonary Services Department of Hot Springs County Memorial hospital provides state of the art equipment and dedicated professionals for diagnoses and treatment of heart and lung ailments. Treatment includes education about lifestyle, nutrition, and smoking cessation, proper use of medications, exercise, genetics and gender.

Cardiopulmonary Staff are credentialed by the National Board for Respiratory Care and the Wyoming Society for Respiratory Care with ACLS, NRP, and BLS certification. Professional, proficient, patient focused, quality care for our community is our focus.

Services include but are not limited to:

Cardiac Diagnostics

  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Holter Monitors
  • Event Monitors
  • Maximum exercise stress tests
  • Lexiscan and Cardiolyte exercise stress diagnostics as well as stress echocardiography with the Diagnostic Imaging Department

  • Pulmonary Diagnostics

    • Pulmonary function screening
    • Pulmonary function with bronchodilator
    • Pulmonary function with exercise
    • Arterial blood gas puncture and analysis
    • Nocturnal oximetry

    • Other Services

      • Bronchodilator, anti-inflammatory, anticholinergic, and muco kinetic medication administration with large or small volume aerosol therapy
      • Dry powder inhalers with metered dose inhalers
      • Chest physiotherapy
      • Incentive spiromtry
      • Intermittent positive pressure breathing
      • Medical Gas Administration
      • Noninvasive and invasive ventilator support and stabilization

      • Durable medical equipment

        • Oxygen via stationary and portable AC/DC concentrators in the home
        • Gaseous portable systems
        • BiPap,CPAP and AC/DC systems

        • Diagnostic Sleep Lab