Pulmonary Medicine (Respiratory Care)
Specialists in pulmonary medicine manage respiratory conditions including diseases affecting the lungs and airways. These physicians treat diseases such as emphysema, asthma, pneumonia and other lung conditions. They perform in-depth diagnostic procedures, including blood gas testing, lung function determinations and fiberoptic bronchoscopy. These specialists who are board-certified in critical care medicine care for patients in Abington Memorial Hospital's critical care units. The Respiratory Care Department provides testing and therapy on both an inpatient and outpatient basis.