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Respiratory Therapy

"Respiratory Therapy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities associated with the cardiopulmonary system. It includes the therapeutic use of medical gases and their administrative apparatus, environmental control systems, humidification, aerosols, ventilatory support, bronchopulmonary drainage and exercise, respiratory rehabilitation, assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and maintenance of natural, artificial, and mechanical airways.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Respiratory Therapy" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Respiratory Therapy" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 60 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2008 and 2013 and 2015
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.