Today, the field of respiratory therapy is fast growing and requires a large number of experienced respiratory therapists. Respiratory Therapy includes assessment, treatment and takes proper medical care for patients suffering from cardiovascular and other respiratory diseases. The patients of respiratory therapists may belong to different categories, starting with prematurity and ending with the elderly who have diseases of the lungs.
Qualicare respiratory therapists treat patients with chronic lung diseases such as emphysema and asthma or category of people who have been of shock victims, drowning, stroke or heart attack and need immediate medical care. In general, certified respiratory therapists (RTs) have to work closely with doctors.
Their main responsibility is to provide diagnostic and therapeutic treatment of patients and monitoring of respiratory technicians. Qualicare Respiratory Therapists are strongly demanded to provide and develop personal plans of care for their patients, as well as providing more complex therapeutic procedures.
Today, many patients need help from a respiratory therapist to the situation when the help is needed as soon as possible, that is instant cases. Sometimes these people need just temporary ICU and sometimes lifelong constant care is needed.
Respiratory Therapists perform diagnostic testing, evaluating patients to evaluate performing a physical examination and often their progress. Many therapists provide home care to patients who use life support systems and fans. It is to inspect the responsibility of the Respiratory Therapy and maintaining this equipment and to ensure proper use.
Respiratory Therapists are also trained in the chest physiotherapy to help patients and make breathing easier for them. Respiratory therapists work in hospitals often expand their roles and include services such as disease prevention, case management, to stop pulmonary rehabilitation and assistance with smoking. RTs are also needed as members of intensive care teams in hospitals and the armed forces.
It should be stressed that Respiratory Therapists perform many different tasks. They have to manage different diagnostic tests to assess the patients and their health states, to achieve physical examinations of various kinds and to systematically evaluate the progress of their patients.
These patients, who need to use life support systems and fans at some time or even throughout life, service of respiratory therapists can use at home. Other job responsibilities of the Respiratory Therapists is to monitor and support the right of life support systems and ventilators and other types of equipment. They should also provide the patient on the correct use and to check if the patient applies this or this facility in a proper manner to avoid harmful to health even more.
It is our greatest mission to help the elderly and disabled patients reach and sustain their independence and self-reliance. As a professional institute and sighting the recent focus of the United States government about reducing spending on healthcare, hospital readmissions are a costly proposition.
The integration of hospital and ambulatory care is the key to reducing readmissions. Formal or strong informal relations between hospitals and the local primary care providers, such as Home Healthcare Agencies, will improve outcomes for patients and reduces the costs associated with health care spending.
Respiratory Therapy Program
Qualicare Home Health Care offers the unique ability to provide health care treatments which were previously only available in a hospital or doctor’s office to receive in the comfort of your home. Qualicare home health care offers a long list of services that are often less expensive, more convenient than and as effective as the care that you would receive in a hospital or skilled nursing facility. In general, the goal of home health care is to provide treatment for an illness or injury. For our patients, we are committed to improving patient access to much-needed health care. In doing so, we focus on minimizing the devastating personal consequences of illness, accident or disability in our patients and their families.
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Qualicare Home Health
Address: 18001 Old Cutler Rd Ste 454 Miami, FL 33157