Pulmonology, also referred to as Respiratory Medicine or Chest Medicine, is the sphere of medicine involving the functioning and disorders of the respiratory tract - comprising the nose, mouth, throat, trachea, i.e., windpipe, larynx, i.e., voice box, and the lungs. The respiratory system enables the human body to perform the crucial role of breathing and facilitating the exchange of gases - inhalation of oxygen and exhalation of carbon dioxide for survival, apart from supporting sound generation, sense of smell or olfactory capabilities and protecting harmful microbes from entering the lungs through mucus secretions in the nasal tract.
The Pulmonology Department in Medway Hospitals includes a staff of surgeons and doctors who have received training from nationally and internationally reputed medical institutions and are devoted to providing the finest care to all patients with respiratory problems.
The wards and consulting rooms are furnished with all of the latest medical technology. The department is supported by a vast network of nurses and technicians to handle emergency and complex cases with ease. Equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure, clinics, and competent specialists, comprehensive care for lung disease, COVID-19, and COVID-related complications are offered at the facility.
An extensive spectrum of investigative analyses are performed, comprising:
Blood Gas Analysis
A wide array of lung diseases and respiratory ailments, such as asthma, tuberculosis, pneumonia, emphysema, bronchitis, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), and lung cancer, are effectively remedied and treated by a team of highly skilled medical and healthcare experts at Medway Hospitals.
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