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Our Respiratory Care Department provides services to both inpatients and outpatients with pulmonary (lung) diseases or dysfunctions. Our caring, highly-skilled therapists evaluate, treat and care for people who have breathing problems such as:
Respiratory Care services at Island Hospital are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. As key members of the Hospital’s rapid response team, our respiratory therapists are on stand-by, ready to evaluate and treat heart-and-lung related life-threatening symptoms. But they don’t stop there – they continuously monitor a patient’s condition and are prepared to make necessary adjustments in treatment.
In addition, Respiratory Care professionals provide a range of patient and family education, which is crucial to providing comprehensive care to promote recovery and keep patients healthier longer.