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Child and Adolescent Health Service

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Princess Margaret Hospital

Respiratory Medicine

Respiratory Function Research at PMH

Contact Information

Location Princess Margaret Hospital for Children,
Roberts Road,
Subiaco WA 6008.
Phone (08) 9340 8830
Fax (08) 9340 8181
Office hours Monday to Friday (except public holidays),
8.30 am to 4.30 pm
Referrals Referrals should include:
  • details of the child's next of kin
  • daytime contact numbers
  • date of birth

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Respiratory Support Service:

  • domiciliary oxygen and ventilatory support

Respiratory Laboratory:

  • spirometry, complex pulmonary function
  • exercise challenge testing
  • histamine or methacholine challenge testing
  • cardiopulmonary exercise testing
  • evaluation of arterial oxygen by oximetry
  • flight Simulation tests
  • infant lung function
  • skin reactivity to common allergens

Sleep Laboratory:

  • full evaluation of sleep disorders including overnight polysomnography, multiple sleep latency and maintenance of wakefulness testing

Special Services:

  • evaluation of fitness to travel by air (simulated aircraft cabin testing at 14% oxygen)
  • bronchoscopy services, flexible fibro-optic bronchoscopy are performed on appropriate cases
  • coordinates a multi-disciplinary clinic for Cystic Fibrosis
  • ambulatory respiratory support including domiciliary oxygen and positive pressure support

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Clinics Telephone Opening Hours
Respiratory Medicine Consultative Clinic (08) 9340 8232 Wednesday and Thursday afternoons
Respiratory Sleep Services   Monday and Tuesday afternoons
Respiratory Support Clinic   Tuesday afternoons
Neonatal Chronic Lung Disease Clinic   Alternate Friday afternoons


Respiratory Outreach Clinics

A Respiratory Medicine Clinical Nurse Consultant provides outreach support for Respiratory Medicine Patients. This service is available at Bunbury and Kalgoorlie on a 3-monthly basis and Port Hedland and Karratha twice yearly.

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Respiratory Function Request Form

The Respiratory Function Laboratory is available for referrals from all medical practitioners in the community who wish to have respiratory function tests performed on their paediatric patients. These patients need not have had any previous links to the hospital. A brief explanation of the services is listed on the form.

Respiratory Function Request Form

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