RESPIRATORY / PULMONARY MEDICINE
The Pulmonary/Respiratory Medicine clinic at Gulf Diagnostics Center Hospital facilitates testing and treatment of disorders and diseases of upper and lower respiratory system., Diagnostic testing includes, pulse oximetry , spirometry (pulmonary function evaluation and estimated lungs age for smoker),chest radiography, CT scan of chest and Chest CT angiography.
The conditions diagnosed and treated in the Pulmonary/Respiratory Medicine clinic include:
.COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
.Upper Respiratory Tract Infection
.Acute & Chronic Bronchitis
.Systemic Diseases (ex: Sarcoidosis )
.Atypical Shortness Of Breath
The observation room team is ready 24 hours to take care of asthmatic patients referred by the Respiratory/Pulmonary clinic for exacerbation of bronchial asthma
Prevention of respiratory disease includes Influenza vaccine, Pneumococcal vaccine and Smoke Cessation Consultation.