Respiratory Therapy

pict-rt1Respiratory 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

To the staff at Oakbrook: Thank you so much for the beautiful wind chime (it’s like sitting on your patio) and all the wonderful thoughts and prayers. You showed dad such love and compassion while in your care. We will never forget you.
Family of Herman L.

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