An important test that is completed by the Respiratory Care Department at SMH is pulmonary function testing.
PFT is a series of painless tests ordered by your physician to measure how well your lungs work. The testing time can vary between 45 minutes to 1 hour, depending on the tests. PFT can help:
A pulmonary function test can be scheduled by a nurse at your doctor's office. If you have an order for the test from your doctor, you can call the Respiratory Care Department directly.
When testing has been ordered please refrain from using nebulizer and inhalers for 4 hours prior to testing.
Respiratory Care Department: 660-385-8730