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Respiratory Care Practitioners

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Determine requirements for treatment; type, method and duration of therapy based on physicians' orders. Set up and operate mechanical and therapeutic devices following specified parameters of treatment. Monitor patient's physiological responses to therapy; vital signs, arterial blood gases and blood chemistry changes and consult with physician if adverse reactions occur. Maintain patient charts with therapy information. Inspect, clean, and test respiratory therapy equipment.

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