Primary Life Services

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Lutheran Hospital's Primary Life professionals provide a wide range of testing and treatment for patients of all ages, including:

  • Diagnostic testing related to the function of the heart, lungs and brain
  • Respiratory therapy services
  • Rehabilitative services for the heart and lungs

Questions? Contact the Primary Life office Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., at (260) 435-7404.

Primary Life Diagnostic Testing and Treatment Services

Echocardiography

EEG

  • Pediatric and adult EEG
  • Pediatric and adult video EEG
  • Intraoperative neuromonitoring

EKG

Sleep Lab

  • Adult and pediatric polysomnography
  • Adult and pediatric CPAP evaluation
  • Medically supervised CPAP clinic

24/7 Respiratory Care Coverage

  • Adult, pediatric and neonatal critical care
  • High-risk deliveries
  • Lutheran Children's Hospital ER
  • Mechanical ventilation
  • Flight and ground transports
  • Management of any artificial airway
  • Pulmonary function testing

Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation

  • Inpatient cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Outpatient cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Exercise stress testing

Adult Cystic Fibrosis Clinic

  • Medical supervision by a board-certified pulmonologist
  • Comprehensive symptom review with appropriate intervention
  • Disease management by a multidisciplinary team (physician, RN, respiratory therapist, dietitian, pharmacist and social worker)
Commitment to Quality

  • Lutheran Hospital has the only accredited EEG lab in northeastern Indiana. The lab is accredited by the American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologists.
  • Adult stress, transesophageal and transthoracic echocardiography services are all accredited by the Intersocietal Accreditations Commission.
  • Lutheran's Sleep Disorders Center is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.