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What exactly does a respiratory therapist do?
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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice
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In brief: Respiratory Therapy
This is my favorite question so far. I was first a respiratory therapist before i became a physician.
I learned much of my compassion for patients from the many hours i spent treating asthma, cystic fibrosis, monitoring patients on life support and loving their families. Respiratory therapists do treatments for those suffering from asthma and emphysema. They are a backbone to the ICU team.

In brief: Respiratory Therapy
This is my favorite question so far. I was first a respiratory therapist before i became a physician.
I learned much of my compassion for patients from the many hours i spent treating asthma, cystic fibrosis, monitoring patients on life support and loving their families. Respiratory therapists do treatments for those suffering from asthma and emphysema. They are a backbone to the ICU team.
Dr. Robert Killian
Dr. Robert Killian
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