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Pediatric Pulmonary Care

Clinics Overview

General Pulmonary Clinic
Asthma Clinic
Cystic Fibrosis Clinic
Tracheostomy Ventilator Dependent Clinic
Sleep Clinic

General Pulmonary Clinic:

Includes inpatient and outpatient consultations for asthma, chronic cough, dyspnea, recurrent pneumonia, persistent abnormal chest radiography, and noisy breathing.

Asthma Clinic:

Offers a comprehensive evaluation for children from children 5-18 years with diagnosis of asthma. This evaluation typically includes pulmonary function testing, ancillary laboratory studies as indicated, specific recommendations for treatment and a detailed home asthma action plan. Asthma education for parents and patients (including pathogenesis of asthma , rationale for treatment, inhaler/spacer technique training, and home management plans) is integrated into the clinic visits.

Asthma clinic is held on Thursdays from 8:30am - 3:00 pm at Primary Children’s Hospital. To schedule an appointment for asthma clinic call 801-213-3599 or 801-662-1765. For Asthma education call 801-662-2690.

Cystic Fibrosis Clinic:

Intermountain Cystic Fibrosis Center clinic at PCMH is a multi-disciplinary clinic designed to provide comprehensive cystic fibrosis care for the pediatric patient. This is the only Cystic Fibrosis Foundation accredited site for pediatric CF care in Utah. Adult CF care is offered at the University of Utah. This clinic is intended for patients with a confirmed diagnosis of Cystic Fibrosis or CFTR Related Metabolic Syndrome. Patients who do not have a confirmed diagnosis of cystic fibrosis should have testing ordered by their physician to assure that this is the appropriate clinic to be seen.

This Cystic Fibrosis Center Clinic Staff includes Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatric Gastroenterology, clinical nurse coordination, registered dietitian, respiratory therapist, medical social work, and access to clinical research protocols. To schedule a clinic appointment call 801-213-3599 or 801-662-1765. Patients <6 months of age are seen monthly. Patients >6 months<12 months are seen every two months. Patients over 12 months of age are seen every 3 months.

Patients who have not been seen or had spectrum cultures in the past 3 months will be asked to schedule during an appointment time reserved for patients with multiply resistant organism. Patients with multiple resistant organisms (MRSA, B. Cepacia, Multi-drug resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa) will be scheduled at times specifically reserved for patients with multiple resistant organisms.

Patients <24 months of age who have been identified through newborn screening will be seen in the Newborn Screening Clinic unless specifically requested to do otherwise.

Tracheostomy Ventilator Dependent Clinic:

Is a multidisciplinary clinic conducted once a month at Primary Children’s Hospital. Patients who have a tracheostomy and ventilator are managed cooperatively by Pulmonary Medicine, ENT and Rehabilitation Medicine, in this clinic. This clinic is intended for patients who requite optimization of tracheostomy and ventilator support, as well as weaning off respiratory support. A social worker and our respiratory therapist are integral members of the management team. Patients are seen by referral only, in this clinic. Please have your physician arrange for a clinic visit by calling the tracheostomy ventilator program coordinator at 801-662-2691.

Sleep Clinic

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