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How does a respiratory therapist help you breathe?

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Dr. Leila Wing
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Breathing Treatments

Typically respiratory therapists work in hospitals and help administer breathing treatments like albuterol via nebulizer machines.
They also assist with arterial blood gas levels and mechanical ventilators in the intensive care unit.

In brief: Breathing Treatments

Typically respiratory therapists work in hospitals and help administer breathing treatments like albuterol via nebulizer machines.
They also assist with arterial blood gas levels and mechanical ventilators in the intensive care unit.
Dr. Leila Wing
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Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Several

They can help you with different breathing techniques depending on your problem, e.
g. Emphysema ... They can help you use your breathing medications correctly, e.g. Inhalers and nebulizers ... They can help encourage you to take deep breaths and how to cough effectively ...

In brief: Several

They can help you with different breathing techniques depending on your problem, e.
g. Emphysema ... They can help you use your breathing medications correctly, e.g. Inhalers and nebulizers ... They can help encourage you to take deep breaths and how to cough effectively ...
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