Respiratory Therapy D012138

Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques, and Equipment [E] » Therapeutics [E02] » Respiratory Therapy

Description

Care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities associated with the cardiopulmonary system. It includes the therapeutic use of medical gases and their administrative apparatus, environmental control systems, humidification, aerosols, ventilatory support, bronchopulmonary drainage and exercise, respiratory rehabilitation, assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and maintenance of natural, artificial, and mechanical airways.   MeSH

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Subtype Terms (5)

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
21 drugs (19 approved, 2 experimental)

Oxygen Inhalation Therapy
 

Respiration, Artificial
25 drugs (22 approved, 3 experimental)

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