Respiratory Care Services

Respiratory Care Services

Our highly trained respiratory therapists evaluate, treat, care, and provide consultation for infants, children and adolescents with breathing and other cardiopulmonary disorders as part of Blythedale's multi-disciplinary clinical team.

The Department's expertise include pulmonary rehabilitation, ventilator weaning, facility transport team and family/caregiver education.

Blythedale's modern respiratory support technology includes critical care ventilators, portable ventilators, BiPAP, CPAP, bubble CPAP and high flow nasal cannula in order to transition infants and children as quickly as possible from the intensive care unit (ICU). 

Respiratory Care Services has also been a multi-year recipient of the American Association of Respiratory Care’s "Quality Respiratory Care Recognition”. This distinguished award is presented to less than 10% of hospitals nationwide.

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Respiratory Care Services Staff

Keith Llewellyn, R.R.T., Director of Respiratory Care Services
Keith Llewellyn, R.R.T.
Director of Respiratory Care Services

Respiratory Care Services has a staff of 27 full-time pediatric respiratory therapists to provide services to inpatients, as well as Day Hospital and Long Term Care patients.

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