Respiratory Care at Somerset Campus

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset’s Respiratory Care Department provides diagnostic and therapeutic services for inpatients and outpatients, ranging from neonatal patients to mature adults. Our qualified staff treats a wide range of acute and chronic lung disorders, including:

  • asthma
  • bronchitis
  • emphysema
  • trauma and post-surgery needs

In addition to patient education, our services include:

  • pulmonary function testing
  • pulmonary hygiene therapy
  • arterial blood gas sampling
  • nebulized bronchodilation
  • bronchoscopy
  • oxygen administration
  • invasive/non-invasive mechanical ventilation
  • life-saving measures

Patient Stories

  • Thanks to bariatric surgery and self-discipline, one patient has managed to keep 165 pounds off for 14 years.

    John
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  • “I wasn’t expecting to be able to serve for a year after my surgery, but I beat that schedule by at least four months”

    Thomas
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  • "At PROUD, the staff members look at you as a person. I recommend it to everyone I know."

    Abraham
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