Pulmonary medicine in Palatka
The pulmonary physicians at HCA Florida Putnam Hospital are dedicated to improving breathing difficulties caused by respiratory issues.
Although many respiratory conditions can be treated by a primary care physician, advanced pulmonary concerns should be treated by a pulmonologist. Along with our pulmonary team, our pulmonologists offer advanced diagnostic testing and a wide range of treatments for pulmonary conditions — including pulmonary-related sleep conditions.
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Lung and respiratory care
Our pulmonologists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the lungs. Our team is dedicated to ensuring you receive high-quality care, which is why our respiratory care services are offered 24/7, with options for both inpatient and outpatient care, depending on the severity of the condition.
Diagnosing pulmonary conditions
To accurately diagnose your condition, we may use the following tests:
- Arterial blood gases
- Non-invasive ventilation studies
- Pulmonary function studies
Our pulmonary treatments and services
To treat respiratory conditions, we offer many services, including:
- Bronchial hygiene therapy
- Bronchodilator therapy
- Hyperinflation therapy
- Mechanical ventilation
- Non-invasive positive pressure
- Oxygen therapy
Treatment for pulmonary-related sleep disorders
Our pulmonary team also treats patients experiencing sleep disorders that may be related to pulmonary conditions, such as sleep apnea. If a pulmonary-related sleep disorder is suspected, our doctors may keep patients overnight at our sleep lab to conduct a sleep study. During a sleep study, doctors collect data about a patients sleep habits to determine the cause of the sleep condition.
We also offer additional support through education about pulmonary conditions, including asthma education and peak flow device instruction.
Other resources for education about lung conditions
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