The Respiratory Therapy Department is made up of a team of around 30 employees who work with physicians and the care team to assess, maintain, or treat patients’ cardiorespiratory functions.
The department offers general respiratory therapy and assistance with anesthesia to the:
- Pulmonary Function Lab;
- Pulmonary Health Centre (asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases [COPD]);
- Sleep Laboratory.
The Respiratory Therapy Department also provides services at the Stella-Maris-de-Kent Hospital (SMKH), such as:
- General care;
- COPD Clinic;
- Lung capacity testing (spirometry).
|Respiratory Therapy Department – DGLDUHC||506-862-4618|
|Assistant Department Head||506-862-4543|
|Pulmonary Health Centre||506-862-4542|
|Pulmonary Function Laboratory||506-862-4391|
|Anesthesia Assistant Supervisor||506-869-2841|
Hours of operation
|Pulmonary Function Lab||Monday to Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.|
|Pulmonary Health Centre||Monday to Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.|
|Sleep Laboratory||Monday to Friday, day and night|
|Respiratory Therapy Department – DGLDUHC||Seven days a week, day and night|
|Stella-Maris-de-Kent Hospital||Monday to Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.|