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Respiratory Care Services

Respiratory Care Services at Mather Hospital cares for individuals with asthma, bronchiolitis, obstructive sleep apnea, lung injury and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).  NYS licensed Respiratory Therapists/Technicians perform pulmonary lung function tests on an outpatient basis.

For more information on COPD, visit:

http://www.copdfoundation.org/Resources/EducationalMaterials/SlimSkinnyReferenceGuideSSRG.aspx

http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/copd/

Services for inpatients and ambulatory/outpatients include:

  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Drug nebulizer treatments
  • Ventilator management
  • CPAP and BiPAP therapies
  • Postural drainage, percussion and cough
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Arterial blood gas draws
  • Pulse oximetry
  • Patient education of respiratory modalities
  • Hyperbarics

For more information, call 631-476-2888.