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Respiratory Department at Clifford Hospital provides comprehensive treatment for patients with respiratory diseases. It comprises the general respiratory outpatient clinic, the inpatient service, bronchoscopy, sleep apnea monitoring center and pulmonary function room. Our specialties services including asthma clinic, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) clinic, snore clinic and smoking cessation clinic. It is staffed by experienced specialists with a wide range of expertise and knowledge of Western Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and their combination which allows the selection of the most appropriate treatment plan for patients.

According to the traditional Chinese medicine, herbal decoction is the main treatment method during respiratory illness . Integration of external therapies used in traditional Chinese medicine, such as TCM nebulization, Auricular Acupoint Seed-Pressing Therapy, acupoint plaster, etc are used as ancillary treatment methods. In addition, TCM have been applied to prevent respiratory diseases. 

Clifford Hospital is well equipped with medical facilities and enables for efficient and accurate diagnostic assessments. Clifford Hospital offers respiratory-related examination techniques, such as pulmonary function test, bronchial dilation test, bronchial challenge test, Lung diffusion test, bronchoscopy, Transbronchial Lung Biopsy (TBLB). The Respiratory Medicine Department has developed percutaneous lung biopsy, arterial bronchus intervention to stop bleeding, thrombolysis for lung embolism, noninvasive ventilator support rescue for acute and chronic respiratory failure,etc. Our team’s processed are at international standards for diagnosing and treating respiratory diseases.

Under the guidance of integration of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine, our professional respiratory team brings its practical advantages into full play, to provide high quality, efficient, unique and appropriate medical service for  your respiratory needs.