Respiratory Therapy

Respiratory PictureRespiratory therapy includes inpatient and outpatient treatment for patients with heart and/or lung disorders.

Benefits of Respiratory Therapy

  • Eases breathing
  • Assists in ventilation

Elements of Respiratory Therapy

  • Testing an individual’s breathing capacity
  • Determining the level of oxygen in an individual’s blood
  • Administering oxygen and liquid medications in mist form

Conditions treated by Respiratory Therapy

  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Emphysema, also known as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Pneumonia
  • Respiratory components of acute multisystemic conditions such as heart attack or stroke

Testimonials

“We want to express our sincere thanks to the entire staff at Mary-Jude for all of the extra effort put forth and genuine concern and caring manner in which you cared for our mother. The residents also expressed their sincere concern on every one of our visits. The activities staff did an outstanding job. We were impressed with each and every activity. We saw firsthand how many of you did special things for her to make her comfortable. There is a special place in our hearts for all you did.”
Richard and La Verne

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