About ER Wait Times
Chester Regional Medical Center provides a wide variety of diagnostic, preventive and treatment services for diseases that affect breathing and lung function. Our pulmonary doctors (pulmonologists) work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary group of specialists, including cardiologists, interventional radiologists, surgeons and other health care professionals to provide comprehensive care for conditions such as:
Our pulmonary specialists provide a wide range of inpatient and outpatient breathing treatment services, including:
Respiratory services are delivered to in-house patients with a physician order. These services may include aerosol therapy, which is the delivery of aerosol particles into the respiratory system for therapeutic purposes that may remove secretions from the airway, aiding in opening airways so breathing is made easier for patients presenting with such illness as pneumonia, asthma, bronchitis. These services are provided to all patients who may be admitted to our hospital, from infancy to the elderly. A variety of other respiratory services may be ordered in conjunction with the aerosol treatments as deemed necessary by the physician.
The Respiratory Care Department of Chester Regional Medical Center recently received recognition from the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) as being a provider of quality respiratory care services to their patients and the community.