Our Respiratory Therapy Department expertly assesses and treats respiratory and cardiovascular diseases such as asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, pneumonia, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), heart attacks and strokes.
VMH’s respiratory therapists:
- Are skilled in airway management, mechanical ventilation and blood samples pertaining to ventilation.
- Assist in medical emergencies and complications that may occur during the birth of a newborn.
- Administer oxygen and provide aerosol and humidity therapy, incentive spirometry, inhaler instructions, home nebulizer and oxygen set-ups, pulmonary-function testing and non-invasive ventilation.