respiratory therapy

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respiratory therapy

n.
The treatment or management of acute and chronic breathing disorders, as through the use of respirators or medication in aerosol form.

respiratory therapist n.
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The young respiratory tech, Dan, comes by, adjusts the oxygen and adds humidity.
I glanced involuntarily at the monitor, then remembered the respiratory tech's advice: "If I were you, ma'am, I wouldn't pay too much attention to those numbers.
IN2B8U--License plate for respiratory techs. (Nurses Calendar)

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