​Respiratory Services

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Respiratory service in NGHA- Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital well sit with latest Respiratory devices and equipment that allow respiratory therapist to provide the highest quality of intervention.

Scope of Services:

  1. Obtaining and analyzing samples for blood gas analyses.
  2. Pulmonary Functional Test.
  3. Bronchoscopy.
  4.  Sleep lab.
  5. Assisting in intubation.
  6. Evaluate and treat the respiratory disease patients.
  7. Using the ventilator in all intensive care unit with full management depending on blood gas analysis.
  8. Educate and treat the COPD Asthmatic patients.
  9. Home care
  10. Rehabilitation.
  11. Team member in critical care response team.

Working Hours:

Services are available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week to inpatients. Outpatient services are routinely provided Sunday through Thursday, 08:00 to 17:00.

Achievements:

  • Respiratory Department was able to cover all the required services, both ICUs and General Wards despite of our serious manpower shortages, the department provided all the necessary procedures.
  • Accommodated 5 orienteers and 1 SCDP in Respiratory department.
  • Actively participated in the following team, code blue team and code black team.
  • Series of education sessions done for RT staff, nurses and doctors in many topics in respiratory science.
  • Provide oxygen concentrator, CPAP and oxygen supplies for patients who required it to be used at home to facilitate their discharge.
  • Participate actively in changing tracheostomy for all patients in ICU and Wards.
  • Developed 24 educational brochures for our patients with respiratory diseases.
  • Successful completion of oxygen purity test, tapping and installation of oxygen in the hospital in collaboration with utility & Maintenance Department.

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Last Modified

15-Jun-2015 09:10 AM