Speare Memorial Hospital

Cardiopulmonary Services

The Cardiopulmonary Services Department provides both inpatient and outpatient services for heart and lung related disorders, including Cardiac Rehabilitation, Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Sleep Lab.

Department services include:

Respiratory Care : 

  • Breathing treatments with medication
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Arranging for home respiratory care equipment
  • Care and monitoring of patients on ventilators in the CCU
  • Arterial Blood Gas analysis-drawing and analyzing blood for oxygen, carbon dioxide, and Ph
  • Pulmonary Function Testing-breathing tests
  • Patient Education-smoking cessation, breathing exercises, instruction for inhalers and spacers


  • Echocardiograms—images (pictures) of the heart
  • Cardiac Stress Testing
    • Exercise Echocardiogram imaging
    • Exercise Nuclear Imaging
  • Electrocardiogram-EKG
  • Outpatient heart monitoring-Holter and Event monitors