Category Archives: respiratory therapy

High-demand career: Becoming a respiratory therapist

BY CHARLES McCHESNEY Their place on the front lines caring for those with COVID-19 has brought a greater public awareness of respiratory therapists. With specialized training in caring for those whoe have issues with their hearts and lungs, respiratory therapists … Continue reading

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Breathing easier: Respiratory therapist speaks from experience

BY JIM HOWE When Amy Bradt reassures an anxious child not to be afraid of a breathing tube she is giving them, she speaks from experience. “I understand. I know what you’re going through,” she tells her patients. “I’ve been through … Continue reading

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