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NEWS & NOTES


HEALTH CENTERING

Respiratory Therapy

Patients and residents of all ages are treated to promote health and wellness by the Respiratory Therapy Department. Our staff works with both inpatients and outpatients with chronic obstructive lung disease, asthma, congestive heart failure, pneumonia, sleep disorders and neurological deficits. Tests include complete pulmonary function studies, oximetry, arterial blood gases and sleep studies. Treatments include oxygen therapy, incentive spirometry, aerosol therapy, heliox therapy, BIPAP and CPAP therapy, maintaining life support systems, performance of CPR and vital sign monitoring.

The Respiratory Therapy Department is staffed 24 hours a day with on-call personnel. The Respiratory Therapy Staff includes registered respiratory therapists, certified respiratory therapists, and respiratory therapy students, which are licensed by the State of Ohio.

The goals of the department include:

  • Providing safe and infection free respiratory treatments.
  • Provide patient education on respiratory diseases and sleep disorders.
  • Provide community services to promote health and wellness such as home care, durable medical equipment supplies, CPR, industrial screening and education.

For more information contact us at 419-330-2623 or email us at info@fulhealth.org.