McGehee Hospital Respiratory Therapy Department is dedicated to excellence. Our experienced therapists offer a professional approach to respiratory care management.

The Respiratory Therapy Department offers the following:


  • Smart ABI
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Hand-held Nebulization Therapy (updrafts)
  • Chest Physical Therapy (CPT)
  • Incentive Spirometry
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Ventilator Management
  • ECG (EKG)
  • CPAP
  • Arterial Blood Gas Analysis and interpretation with the use of our Rapid Point 500 Arterial Blood Gas analyzer*

*In addition to measured and calculated parameters on this maintenance-free instrument, the RAPIDPoint 500 system can be used to help enhance clinical decision-making with accuracy and reliability you come to trust.

McGehee Hospital currently schedules three Little Rock Cardiologists in McGehee for an Outpatient Cardiac Clinic three times monthly for your clinical needs.

Combined, they serve more than 350 Patients per month. To further meet our patient needs, McGehee Hospital held a fundraiser to purchase a Digital Holter Monitor System that delivers high quality ECG. The Holter Monitor System is used to monitor the heart electrical activity up to 48 hours to assist the Cardiologists in diagnosing abnormal heart rhythms.

Respiratory Therapy

Respiratory Therapy is also available on an outpatient basis. These procedures are ordered by a physician and then completed/initiated by a Registered Respiratory Therapist or Certified Respiratory Therapist.

To schedule your appointment with the McGehee Hospital Respiratory Therapy department call (870) 690-4251 or (870) 690-4252, or send a fax to (870) 690-4253.