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Programs & Services


Pulmonary Function Testing

This site provides a full range of breathing tests for both inpatients and outpatients to assess, diagnose, treat and follow people with lung conditions.

Services include:

  • spirometry (pre and post bronchodilator)
  • lung subdivisions
  • diffusion
  • respiratory challenge tests (provocholine)
  • ABGs (arterial blood gases)
  • asthma/COPD education
  • smoking cessation councelling (NRT)
  • preliminary 6 minute walk test
  • respiratory medication education

Contact Details

Grey Nuns Community Hospital

Location Info
Respiratory Department, Room 2201
Address
1100 Youville Drive NW
Edmonton, Alberta
T6L 5X8
Telephone
780-735-7171
Fax
780-735-7343
Getting There

Public transportation available

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Tuesday
8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Wednesday
8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Thursday
8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Friday
8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Access
Service Providers May Include
certified respiratory educators (CRE), certified tobacco educators(CTE), registered respiratory therapists (RRTs)
Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

All testing and education sessions will need a Physician order to provide proper contact in case of medication and/or practice questions..


Wait Times

Most studies can be booked within a few days. An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of study booking.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services