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CENTERS AND DEPARTMENTS

PULMONARY, SLEEP & CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE
1240 or +961 1 372888 ext: 1167 Request appointment online

This specialty is so crucial towards ensuring the wellbeing of patients, regarding the disturbances of pulmonary dynamics, with changes that are related to age, or even the changes that are related to several intrinsic or extrinsic factors.

 

Pulmonary care is based on highly specialized pulmonary physicians, along with dealing with critical care medicine, to provide a diversity of levels in the care of such patients.

  • Intensive Care Unit:

Deals with a diversity of critical care patients, who are in need of continuous monitoring as well as an acute phase attention to those patients.

It also includes within its premises the cardiac surgery unit, hosting routine, as well as state-of-the are care for special surgical procedures.

  • Sleep Lab/Polysomnography:

With sleep apnea being a major risk factor for cardiac diseases, and / or severe disturbances of the lung status, an overnight stay in the hospital checking on your sleep cycle, as well as the frequency and the intensity of sleep apneas, along with the evaluation of that profile, can yield major improvement in the pulmonary profile.

  • Pulmonary Function Tests:

Smoking, as a bad habit, causes among others major obstructive illnesses in the lungs; thus, pulmonary function testing helps in evaluating the lung volumes, dynamics, as well as the response of the patient’s lung status following the use of bronchodilators

Besides, asthmatic and interstitial lung disease patients will benefit from a continuous evaluation of the lung status.

  • Smoking Cessation Program:

Besides spirometry and pulmonary function testing, Clemenceau Medical Center provides a multi-disciplinary approach, aiding patients to guide a progressive, safe and durable way of stopping smoking once and for all.

To schedule an appointment, please call please call 1240 or +961 1 372888 ext. 1167 or request an appointment online.

Patient Education
Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Visitation Guidelines

Derived from our mission of "Caring, Safety, and Excellence" and our patient-family centered approach, we at CMC adopted open visitation pliciy in our critical care units.

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Pulmonary Function Testing

Lung function tests are performed within the Pulmonary Function laboratory and include numerous procedures to diagnose lung problems. The three most common pulmonary function tests ordered by your physician are: spirometry, full pulmonary function survey, and methacholine challenge tests.

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Physicians
Dr. Wajdy Abi Saleh
Dr. Rami Wali