Simply put, our hospital offers cutting edge technologies. So, when it comes to our respiratory compromised patients, we understand the hardships experienced by those who require mechanical ventilator support. Patients with complex respiratory disorders receive care based on the latest protocols, including a tailored ventilator weaning care plan overseen by a board-certified pulmonologist. Our hospital has respiratory therapists with greater than ten years experience on staff 24 hours a day seven days per week.

We provide respiratory care to patients with complex respiratory disease processes.Many of our patients come to us with the following conditions:

  • Simple and complex pneumonia
  • Obstructive airway diseases (e.g., COPD) & sleep apnea
  • ARDS (Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome)
  • Neuromuscular Respiratory Insufficiency Syndrome

Individualized Treatment Plans

We believe our patient’s disease process is individualized and requires a comprehensive treatment
plan that is overseen daily during rounds by a physician who reviews the effectiveness of the following
therapies:

  • Chest percussion therapy
  • Deep breathing exercises
  • Speaking valve placement
  • Non-invasive/invasive ventilator management
  • End-tidal carbon dioxide monitoring
  • Airway management

Medical Team Includes:

  • Board-certified pulmonologists
  • Case management/social work services
  • Registered nurses
  • Respiratory therapists
  • Physical, occupational and speech therapy
  • Registered dietitian/nutrition counseling

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Services Include:

  • 24/7 House MD coverage
  • Daily Physician visits
  • Multi Specialty Medical and Surgical Consultants
  • Case Management and Social Work
  • Clinical Team includes: RN and RT
  • Critical Care Nurses (ACLS/BLS Certified)
  • High Observation Unit
  • Dietitians
  • Rehabilitation: Physical, Speech and Occupational Therapies Telemetry
  • Certified Wound Care Specialists


CONTACT INFORMATION:

Columbus Hospital LTACH
495 North Thirteenth Street
Newark, New Jersey 07107-1317
USA

Phone: 973-587-7777
Facsimile: 973 587-7829