The Cardiopulmonary Department Echo Lab is accredited by the Intersocietal Commission
For The Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories (ICAEL).
Advanced diagnostic testing and treatment is provided for patients with pulmonary,
cardiology, neurological and vascular conditions. Performed on an inpatient or outpatient
basis, cardiopulmonary services include:
- Vascular testing
- Blood Gas Analysis
- Complete pulmonary function studies
- Stress test.
The respiratory therapists at Franklin Medical Center are available to
treat patients suffering from acute and chronic respiratory diseases 24 hours a
day for inpatients and by appointment for outpatients. Oxygen therapy, ventilator
management and other interventions are offered for patients with such conditions
as emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, bronchial infections and pneumonia.