Medicine: Inpatient Care and Outpatient Testing
of pulmonary medicine (related to diseases of the respiratory system), Cayuga Medical Center offers pulmonary
function testing for both inpatients and outpatients.
Services include lung capacity studies, lung volumes, oximetry studies, diffusion capacity studies, arterial
blood-gas testing, and methadoline challenge.
Respiratory therapists also provide ventilator support, chest
physical therapy, ultrasonic nebulizer treatments,
and 24-hour support to the medical center’s Intensive-Coronary Care Unit and
Level II Special Care Nursery.