The need of a ventilator is a common result of certain illnesses, accidents or diseases. In many cases, the extended use of a ventilator can be shortened. The Grace Hospital Ventilator Weaning Program has a long track record of success in helping patients gain the strength necessary to be weaned from a ventilator. This often includes the intervention of many staff professionals including experts in respiratory care, speech therapy, nutritionists, and other fields.
Patients with needs including: