Respiratory Care Week 2018

Respiratory Care Week 2018

With over 25 percent of the patients at The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital relying on the assistance of a ventilator, the Hospital staffs more than 40 respiratory therapist specialists who work with patients to improve overall lung function. October 21 through 27 is designated as National Respiratory Care Week, which recognizes the dedication of respiratory […]

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Izzy’s Journey Home

Izzy’s Journey Home

It is a homecoming 127 days in the making. Today, Izzy Kitterman left The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital to return home to Tulsa days before the Thanksgiving holiday. Before leaving, Izzy kicked-off the Hospital’s Holiday Helpers Campaign by lighting one of the Hospital’s Christmas trees. On July 17, 2017 Izzy was involved in a car […]

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Respiratory Care Week

Respiratory Care Week

October 22 through 28 is National Respiratory Care Week, a week set aside to recognize the professionals that work in respiratory care. The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital employs a team of more than 40 respiratory therapy specialists who work with patients to improve overall lung function. The respiratory therapy specialists work with many patients that […]

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Speaking Valve Plays an Important Role in Patients’ Lives

Speaking Valve Plays an Important Role in Patients’ Lives

Speech language therapy plays an important role for patients with complex medical needs at The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital. A tool commonly used by speech-language pathologists is the Passy-Muir Speaking Valve. This one-way valve attaches to the outside opening of the patient’s tracheostomy tube and allows air to pass into the tracheostomy. The valve redirects […]

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