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RESPIRATORY THERAPY
WE OFFER A VARIETY OF SCREENINGS, TESTS AND TREATMENTS TO IMPROVE BREATHING AND LUNG STRENGTH.

A referral is required from a primary health care provider or specialist to be seen by our Respiratory Care team. To schedule a referred appointment, please call Murray County Medical Center’s Respiratory Therapy department at: 507.836.1234.

Respiratory Therapy Hours

Monday – Friday

8:00am-4:30pm

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COMMITTED TO COMPASSIONATE AND EXCEPTIONAL HEALTHCARE
WHAT IS RESPIRATORY THERAPY?

Respiratory Therapy is specialized health care for patients who have trouble breathing and/or have underlying cardiopulmonary issues such as:

  • Asthma

  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

  • Emphysema

  • Pneumonia

  • Cardiovascular/Heart 

HOW CAN RESPIRATORY THERAPY HELP ME?

Respiratory Therapy can help patients improve their breathing, lung strength and overcome respiratory and cardiac illness.


Murray County Medical Center provides a variety of interventions, screenings and tests to help identify, prevent and treat acute or chronic dysfunctions of the cardiopulmonary system.

SERVICES
  • Cardiac Stress Testing

    • Injection/Pharmacological

    • Stress Echocardiogram

    • Treadmill

  • Cardiovascular Testing

    • Echocardiogram

    • Electrocardiogram (EKG)

    • Holter Monitor

  • Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT)

    • Spirometry

    • Spirometry with bronchodilator

    • Bronchial challenge with methacholine

    • Complete PFT

  • Sleep Studies

    • Electroencephalogram (EEG)

  • 24/7 emergency on-call

TREATMENT & THERAPY OPTIONS

Respiratory Care offers therapy options prescribed by your provider on an inpatient and outpatient basis.  Our team works with the clinic, Emergency Department and hospital in-patient settings and offers compassionate and expert care to pediatric, adult and geriatric patients in the following areas:

  • Pulmonary Rehab

  • Oxygen Therapy/Testing

  • Nebulizers

  • Incentive Spirometry

  • Arterial Blood Gas Analysis

  • Ventilator Support

  • Trauma Team/CPR

  • CPAP/BIPAP

  • Cough and Airway Clearance Techniques