Respiratory Recovery Clinic Services (Pediatric)

Children recovering from COVID-19 may have physical and emotional effects after recovering from COVID-19. The Pediatric Recovery Clinic at National Jewish Health in Denver, CO, helps children and families through their recovery.

  • Multidisciplinary and kid friendly pulmonary, allergy, and immunology care
  • COVID19 testing including antibody evaluation
  • Laboratory, lung function and imaging testing
  • Childlife and psychosocial services available

 

Immediate Needs after COVID-19 Recovery

  • Physical examination and immediate treatment of symptoms (ie cough, wheeze, shortness of breath, dehydration)
  • Supplemental oxygen
  • Anticipatory guidance for family regarding COVID precautions
  • Issues relating to safe return-to-home/school/work and discontinuation of transmission-based precautions

 

Ongoing Medical Complications

  • Lung injuries and reactive airways disease/asthma
  • Issues related to prolonged hospitalization stay or illness such as deconditioning, psychosocial stress, or ongoing cardiac/gastroenterology issues
  • Multidisciplinary coordination of care if needed with various subspecialties

 

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Reasons to Choose National Jewish Health

  • The leading respiratory hospital in the nation and the only one devoted fully to the treatment of respiratory and related illnesses
  • Ranked as one of the top two hospitals in pulmonology every year since U.S. News & World Report included this category in its annual “Best Hospitals” survey
  • Ranked in the top 1 percent of hospitals in the nation by HCAHPS
  • Physicians consistently recognized among the best in the nation by multiple services, including Best Doctors in America and Castle Connolly
  • Among the top 6 percent of organizations funded for research by the NIH, providing patients access to more than 300 active clinical trials
  • 121-year history of focus on care, research and education serving thousands of patients with lung, heart, immune and related disorders