Respiratory Care Services

Respiratory Care Services provides a full range of cardiopulmonary therapeutics for infants, children and adolescents in both inpatient and outpatient settings. The department is staffed 24 hours a day. Services include:

  • Mechanical ventilation
  • Noninvasive monitoring
  • Stat blood gas laboratory analysis
  • Oxygen administration
  • Aerosolized drug delivery
  • Postural drainage/percussion and vibration

Referral Requirements

Referrals are required from primary care physicians or other Children's Hospital specialty services. Referrals for patients enrolled in managed care insurance plans also may require authorization from the insurance provider and primary care physician. All necessary referral and authorization forms must be received before the patient's visit. For accurate provider numbers or more information, please call the office number listed.