Pulmonary Unit

The Pulmonary Section provides quality diagnostic and therapeutic service to emergency services, out-patients, and in-patients (non-critical and critical) of all ages. The section is manned by competent and well-experienced registered respiratory therapists.  Open to serve its patients 24/7 on the 4th floor, East Wing of FUMC, the Pulmonary Unit is headed by Dr. Susan Lee, FPCP, FPCCP, FCCP.  It provides the following services:

Diagnostic Procedures:

  • Pulse Oximetry
  • Arterial Blood Gas Analysis
  • Pulmonary Function Test/Spirometry
  • Peak Expiratory Flow Rate Determination
  • Sputum Induction for Diagnostic Procedure
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Critical Congenital Heart Disease (CCHD) Screening

Therapeutic Procedures:

  • Inhalation/Aerosol Drug Therapy
  • Ventilation Support, Invasive and Non-Invasive
  • Lung Expansion Therapy
  • Bronchial Hygiene Therapy
  • Artificial Airway Care
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation