Respiratory Therapists provide treatment, evaluation, monitoring and management of patients with breathing disorders or cardiovascular problems.
Our Respiratory Department offers a full range of services including:
- Mechanical Ventilation
- Aerosol Therapy
- EKG Monitoring
- Holter Monitoring
- Arterial Blood Gasses
- Pulmonary Function Testing
Who Can Benefit from Respiratory Therapy?
Respiratory Therapists treat all types of patients ranging from infants, in which the lungs are fragile and my not be fully developed, to the elderly with lung disease. They provide temporary relief to patients with chronic asthma or emphysema as well as emergency care to victims of heart attach, stroke or trauma.
At Bertrand Chaffee Hospital, care provided by our therapists may include:
Administration of oxygen
- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
- Management of mechanical ventilators
- Administering drugs to lungs
- Monitoring cardiopulmonary systems
- Measuring lung function
Respiratory Department (716) 592-2871 ext. 1453
EKG – (716) 592-2871 ext. 1245