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

  • "I was hiding for years and now I’ve shed my cocoon."

    Kathy
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  • I thought my meal plan had too much food initially. I didn’t want to hear that behaviors I felt were OK weren’t normal. But my team continued to support and teach me, even in my worst moments.

    Cassandra
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  • "I felt right at home the minute I walked through the door,” says Jesiah, recalling a sense of relief when he saw the rainbow flag hanging above the front desk. “The whole staff—from the receptionists to the nurses and doctors—were so welcoming."

    Jesiah
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