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Respiratory & Pulmonary Care

Respiratory and Pulmonary Care

Breathe easier and feel healthier when you partner with lung specialists at Wayne UNC Health Care. You’ll work with an experienced respiratory and pulmonology team who provides compassionate, high-quality care.

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Conditions We Treat

Count on Wayne UNC for diagnosis and treatment of:

Lung Cancer Screening

Protect your health by detecting lung cancer early before you have symptoms. Ask your doctor if a low-dose CT (computer tomography) scan is right for you. You can get this quick lung cancer screening at Wayne UNC.

Learn about who should get a lung cancer screening.

Diagnostic Tests

Your doctor will diagnose you based on diagnostic test results and other factors. Tests available at Wayne UNC include:

Breathing Treatments and Services

Rely on your care team at Wayne UNC to create an individualized treatment plan that’s right for you. Depending on your condition, you may benefit from:

  • Aerosol therapy – Treats breathing conditions with a device that allows you to inhale medications
  • Airway management – Helps you breathe if you have blocked airways
  • Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine – Applies different levels of air pressure to help you breathe easier during sleep
  • Oxygen therapy – Reduces the work required to breathe if you have a respiratory condition
  • Mechanical ventilation (life support) – Helps you breathe if you’re unable to do so due to a critical injury
  • Chest physiotherapy (CPT) – Improves your breathing by removing mucus

High Flow Oxygen Therapy

High-flow nasal cannula (HFNC) oxygen therapy helps you breathe easier without invasive and uncomfortable ventilation. The device uses a pump that pushes oxygen into your nose. You or a loved one may receive HFCN oxygen therapy if you have acute respiratory failure or are critically ill and need respiratory support.

Accredited Pulmonary Specialists

Work with a team of compassionate pulmonologists and respiratory therapists at Wayne UNC. Trust you’ll receive excellent care because our team includes professionals certified in:

  • Sedation
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Advanced Cardiac Stress Testing
  • Advanced Critical Care Specialty (ACCS)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • S.T.A.B.L.E. Program for newborn care

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Find help for chronic lung disease with pulmonary rehabilitation at Wayne UNC. We can help you gain strength and manage your condition.

Lung Disease Support

If you or a family member has lung disease, attend the Better Breathers Club. This free support group at Wayne UNC helps you learn better ways to better cope with lung disease while getting the support of others in similar situations.

Find a Lung Specialist

Seek care from pulmonologist at Wayne UNC Health Care.

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