Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Early action is the key to preventing and treating the symptoms of a heart attack or stroke. Newman Regional Health's Cardiopulmonary Services Department provides 24-hour testing and treatment for patients with heart and lung problems. Learn about common heart conditions in our patient education library.
Our cardiopulmonary services include:
The case management team of our Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation Program helps patients with heart disease recover faster and return to fuller, productive lives. Cardiac Rehabilitation includes exercise, education, counseling, and learning how to make healthier choices.
You can benefit from this program if you have had coronary bypass surgery, heart attack, cardiac stent/angioplasty, heart valve repair/replacement, heart transplant, or congestive heart failure (meeting certain guidelines). Our Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation Program is accredited by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
The cardiac rehabilitation class meets three days per week on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at regularly scheduled class times that last approximately one hour. We offer morning and afternoon sessions to accommodate most schedules. The program lasts 6 to 12 weeks on average and is covered by most insurance companies (Medicare and private insurance).
Contact your physician to discuss referral to our program.
An EEG (electroencephalogram) records the electrical activity of the brain. During an EEG, small metal discs are attached to the patient’s scalp with an adhesive. These electrodes pick up the electrical activity of the brain. An EEG test is totally painless and usually takes about 1 ½ hours.
An EEG is a diagnostic tool used to evaluate:
Our Sleep Disorders Center is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Our sleep specialists and physicians identify and treat sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea , snoring, insomnia, and others. Learn more about our sleep medicine center.
Respiratory therapists provide care that helps manage a wide range of breathing problems, caused by disease, accident, or illness. Respiratory therapists work in a variety of health care settings from the infant to adult in the emergency room, nursery, Intensive Care Unit, and the general patient care unit . They evaluate, treat, educate, and monitor patients with all kinds of breathing disorders. Excellent care is provided by your respiratory therapist and treatment depends on what kind of breathing problem you have. They may measure your lung capacity; collect blood samples to determine how healthy your lungs are, and what treatments you may need to improve your condition. They manage your airway when you cannot breathe adequately during a respiratory arrest or accident and can operate highly technical equipment to help you breathe.
Phone: (620) 343-6800, ext. 1300
Newman Regional Health
1201 W. 12th Avenue
Emporia, Kansas 66801
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