Respiratory

Therapy


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.

 

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