There are many benefits of respiratory therapy, and we as a Center for Health and Social Services make sure that we include the respiratory treatment in the process of program that is provided as one of our many services to our clients. Respiratory therapists specialize in the care of the cardiorespiratory system and practice their profession in close collaboration with physicians and other health professionals.
What Is This Therapy Good For?
They intervene in the units of care (surgery, medicine, intensive care), in the operating room, in the emergency, respiratory physiology, or all the places where one takes care of the cardiorespiratory system. Because of the development of outpatient care, they work in collaboration with the CLSC care team in follow-up and home care, as well as the follow-up of CHSLD beneficiaries who are oxygen dependent. Ambulance transportation, asthma education center, COPD program, pneumology clinic, treadmill, are also part of their scope of practice here at our Health and Social Services Center. The respiratory therapy is one of the leading treatments in the world today because it offers so many benefits with little to no drawbacks. It is also important to mention that the respiratory therapy that we offer can at any time serve as a replacement for all those who are unable to travel to places with clean air to get their treatment for their disease or condition.
How Is Respiratory Therapy Conducted And What Does It Entail?
In the following section, you will be able to read more about respiratory treatment and learn what it entails, as well as how it is conducted. Respiratory therapy remains one of the low risk and high gain treatments that we have to offer, so as a patient, you have nothing to lose. Respiratory treatment that we have to offer is available to all of our patients and those who in consultation with their physician believe that they would benefit from this form of treatment and therapy.
The Respiratory Treatment sector includes:
The aerosol wet therapy or doser,
Prolonged artificial ventilation,
Care for tracheotomized or intubated patients,
Transport / ambulance transfer,
Installation of specialized equipment and equipment (fan, bipap, etc.),
Verification and maintenance of the specialized equipment used,
Respiratory function test (basic assessment, methacholine)
CPAP installation at home.
Anesthesia assistance (e.g. operating room)
Respiratory home care