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Respiratory Department

The respiratory department consists of 13 state licensed, board certified or registered respiratory therapists, nurses, and an EKG tech who offer respiratory care 24 hours a day / 7 days a week. We provide oxygen therapy, oxygen saturation, medication administration through the use of hand held nebulizers, chest physiotherapy, incentive spirometry, which helps our patients breathe easier. We complete arterial blood gases and pulmonary function testing to identify pulmonary disease. We also use a new bi-level ventilator called the V60 to provide ventilation assistance to our patients. We provide ventilator assistance in emergency situations.  The EKG department uses our new state of  the art electrocardiograph to identify cardiac disease with electrocardiograms and rhythm strips. We provide complete holter and telemetry monitoring, and we also schedule electroencephalograms that are completed by an outside source. 


24 hours a day/7 days a week

Respiratory Manager:
Todd Valentine
Madison Parish Hospital 
318-574-2374 ext. 243