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Breathe Easy

Individualized patient plans for all ages.

 

Respiratory


Respiratory Therapists are health care professionals specialized in evaluating, treating, and educating patients with cardiopulmonary disorders.

Our respiratory team consists of over 60 nationally registered respiratory therapists that are certified with neonatal resuscitation program, advanced cardiovascular life support, pediatric advanced life support, and basic life support and in addition holding advanced practice credentials including neonatal pediatric specialties and adult critical care specialties.  Our therapists are extensively trained at time of hire with a 90 day orientation, working with and supported closely with experienced peers from our unit based council and respiratory team.  The respiratory department works with a team of doctors and nurses following evidence based physician driven protocols to provide the most advanced quality care to our patients.

For more information, please call our Respiratory Care office at (530) 225-7075 seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. For a physician referral, call (844) 982-3666.

Our Services

We work closely with doctors and nurses to develop an individualized patient plan of care including diagnostics; we update the plan as the patient's condition changes. Our services range from basic support of the respiratory system, to total control through a variety of invasive and non-invasive ventilators when needed.
 

We also offer information that can help you stop smoking, and education specific to disease management of conditions such as asthma and COPD.
 

Along with acute and critical care treatment and support, the respiratory therapy department offers many up to date and cutting edge diagnostic procedures employing the latest concepts and techniques.

 

Diagnostic Testing

We offer both inpatient and outpatient diagnostic testing, including:

 

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Mercy Medical Center Redding's pulmonary rehabilitation program helps improve the quality of life for people with chronic conditions such as emphysema, chronic bronchitis, asthma, and pulmonary fibrosis.