Respiratory Services

peak flow meterMillions of Americans today need specialized lung care. Respiratory diseases are a leading cause of death in the United States according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the American Cancer Society reports that lung cancer accounts for more deaths in both men and women compared to any other cancer.

At Palmdale Regional Medical Center, respiratory doctors can diagnose and treat many lung conditions, including chronic lung diseases, lung cancer, tuberculosis, emphysemas, pneumonia, sarcoidosis, HIV/AIDS and influenza. The hospital is equipped to handle many inpatient and outpatient services for both traditional and minimally invasive procedures:

  • Hand-held nebulizer (HHN) therapy and education
  • Metered dose inhaler (MDI) therapy and education
  • Respiratory medication education
  • Respiratory disease process education (asthma, COPD, etc.)
  • Breathing retraining exercises (incentive spirometry)
  • Secretion removal technique
  • Ventilator management
  • Oxygen education and safety
  • Arterial blood gas (ABG) draws and analysis
  • Postoperative care
  • Bronchoscopy assisting
  • Electroencephalography tests (EEG)
  • Endobronchial Ultrasound
  • Electromagnetic Navigational Bronchoscopy™ with superDimension™
  • Bronchial Thermoplasty for severe asthmatics over 18 years old
Ready to talk to a pulmonologist? Visit our Direct Doctors Plus page to find a doctor and make an appointment
Learn how pulmonologists use advanced lung biopsy procedures to create personalized treatment plans.
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Patients with severe asthma may get the relief they need with bronchial thermoplasty, a procedure that  involves the delivery of controlled, therapeutic radiofrequency energy to the body's airway wall, heating the tissue and reducing the amount of smooth muscle present in the airway wall.

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Navigational Bronchoscopy™

Electromagnetic Navigational Bronchoscopy™ (ENB) may offer you an alternative to traditional bronchoscopy or other invasive biopsy procedures. Pulmonologists use the ENB system and navigation technology to access hard-to-reach sections of the lung and take biopsies.

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Palmdale Regional Medical Center is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc.(UHS), a King of Prussia, PA-based company, that is one of the largest healthcare management companies in the nation.     

Palmdale Regional Medical Center

38600 Medical Center Drive
Palmdale, CA 93551

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