Heart disease, pulmonary dysfunction and stroke are among the leading causes of death in South Dakota and the nation. Accurate and early diagnosis of heart and lung problems can lead to improved quality of life.
The cardiopulmonary services department from Avera Queen of Peace visits Avera De Smet Memorial Hospital on the first Friday of each month to provide a variety of lung diagnostic testing, as well as therapies to improve breathing and reduce effects of chronic lung disorders.
Some of the pulmonary and other services provided include:
- Baseline Lung Function Testing
- Bronchospasm Evaluation
- Lung Diffusion Testing
- Industrial Worker Screening
For more information on cardiopulmonary testing and treatment, please either consult your doctor, call Avera Queen of Peace's cardiopulmonary department to make an appointment.
Additionally, the Avera De Smet Memorial Hospital nursing staff, under the direction of a physician, provides nebulizer and oxygen therapies to both inpatients and outpatients.
For more information on pulmonary therapies, consult your doctor, call Avera De Smet Memorial Hospital at 605-854-3329.