Services & Specialties
Respiratory Care

Helping Children Breathe More Easily

Respiratory Care.

When a child in our hospital experiences breathing difficulties / respiratory issues due to an injury, surgical procedure or medical condition, staff with the Division of Respiratory Care are here to help.

Help Available Around the Clock

Children receiving care at Cincinnati Children’s get the extra advantage of having our respiratory experts available around the clock.  Our respiratory care staff works with departments throughout the hospital and is available whenever patients experience breathing difficulties.

Conditions We Treat

Our patients range in age from newborns through adulthood. We specialize in treating conditions such as:

  • Asthma
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Pulmonary complications following surgery
  • Airway abnormalities, and
  • Cardiac malformations

Our staff serves as a vital member of the trauma and resuscitation teams. Our division is equipped to provide not only diagnostic testing and evaluation but patient and family education, as well.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does the practice of respiratory care include? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page to learn more. > Learn More

Related Resources

Suggested outside resources about respiratory care include:

Am. Assoc. for Respiratory Care

Ohio Society for Respiratory Care