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Cardiopulmonary Care

Our team consists of five full time and three per diem N.H. Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioners: Joyce, RRT, RPFT; Joanne, RRT; Ed, RRT; Kim, RRT; Heather, CRTT; Greg, RRT; Maureen, RRT; Sun, RRT; and Tricia, CRTT.

We are here to serve our community 24/7. All diagnostics are available by physician referral and appointment.

Our Cardiopulmonary team offers many therapies, diagnostics and instructions to help our community live life to their healthiest and fullest.

  • Broncho-dilator therapy
  • Broncho-pulmonary hygiene
  • Non-invasive positive pressure therapy
  • Invasive positive pressure therapy
  • Respiratory Critical Care

Pulmonary testing to determine obstructive disease such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

  • Pulmonary testing to determine restrictive disease such as Interstitial Fibrosis.
  • Pulmonary testing to determine Environmental, Exercise, or Cold Air induced Asthma.
  • Pulmonary testing to determine Exertional Shortness of Breath.
  • Overnight Pulse Oximetry to determine depletion of Oxygen in the blood stream during sleep.
  • Diaphragmatic and Pursed Lip breathing techniques.
  • Proper use of all types of Inhaled Medications.
  • Conservation of Oxygen during activities of daily living.
  • Secretion Clearance techniques.
  • Smoking and Tobacco cessation.

Cardiac Monitoring

  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Continuous 24 or 48 Hour Holter Monitoring with Analysis and Report.
  • Event Monitoring (patient-activated monitoring worn for 2 weeks to 1 month), with Analysis and Report.

Cardiac Exercise Tolerance Testing

  • ETT with treadmill exercise.
  • Nuclear Medicine Testing with Myoview Injection pre and post treadmill exercise.
  • Nuclear Medicine Testing with Myoview and Lexiscan without treadmill exercise.
  • Stress Echo testing pre and post treadmill exercise.
Ankle/Brachial Index with or without exercise; (helps to determine Peripheral Vascular Disease –PVD); (Also helps with the determination of Claudication- restriction of blood flow to calves and feet with exercise.)

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Southern Maine Health Care (SMHC) is offering free mammograms to women in the community age 40 or older without active breast problems who do not have insurance.
Drive-through Flu Shots Available at MaineHealth Care at Home
MaineHealth Care at Home (MHCAH) will be offering drive-through flu shots for all community members at their Saco location at 15 Industrial Park Rd.
Franklin Community Health Network offers flu clinics
Franklin Community Health Network is offering drive-up flu clinics in October for adults on the Franklin Memorial Hospital campus and via mobile outreach by the Healthy Community Coalition. No appointment is required.
Physicians Join Maine Medical Partners
Maine Medical Partners announces the following new hires.