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Barbourville ARH Services

The Nutritional Care of your hospital stay is an important part of your recovery. Your diet will be ordered by your physician; just like your medicine, tests and other procedures. Our Dietary Dept. goal is to serve attractive, well-prepared, and nutritional meals to our patients. The Dietary Department will provide three meals per day plus snacks to meet the recommended dietary allowances for the patients.

Emergency Department
The emergency department operates 24 hours, 7 days a week with a physician on duty at all times. Registered nurses trained in advance Cardiac Life Support and Trauma Nurse Care Course. Also, we will have a Fast Track Clinic to speed up the service given to non-emergency patients. If we are unable to meet your needs we will transfer you with qualified personnel to a facility who can care for you.

The Laboratory Department is one of the most important departments in the hospital. The Lab is responsible for conducting the many tests your physician will order. The information obtained from these tests is most valuable to your physician in prescribing the treatment you receive.

The Laboratory at Barbourville ARH Hospital is inspected and accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) once every two years. The Lab offers a complete range of diagnostic testing, most of which is performed on site with Sate of the art instruments.

Our Laboratory is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week (including holidays) with highly - trained Medical technologists, Medical Laboratory Technician's and phlebotomists. The Laboratory department is under the direct supervision of a certified pathologist.

The Barbourville ARH  Board -Certified Radiology and Nationally Registered Radiologic Technologists are trained in a wide variety of fields to help your physician to diagnose most any problem you may have.

Using new state-of-the-art Siemens equipment we offer services such as:

  • Diagnostic Radiography and Computed Tomography (CT) 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Sonography
  • ACR Accredited and FDA Certified Mammography
  • Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Studies, Echocardiography, Transesophageal Echocardiography, and Nuclear Medicine Studies.

For more information contact the Radiology Department at (606) 546-5528.

Respiratory Therapy
The Knox County Respiratory Therapy Department offers you fully certified staff 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Some of our services include:

  • Arterial blood gases and analysis
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Capillary Heel Stick
  • Pulse Oximetry
  • IPPB Therapy
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Chest Physiotherapy
  • Incentive Spirometry
  • Pulmonary Screen Testing
  • Pulmonary Function Studies
  • Peak Flow Measurements
  • Electrocardiograms
  • Intubation
  • Extubation
  • Capnography