Respiratory Recovery Clinic

Many people recovering from COVID-19 suffer lingering effects following infection, both physical and emotional. The Respiratory Recovery Clinic at National Jewish Health in Denver, CO, helps patients continue their recovery journey.

 

Respiratory Recovery Clinic Services

  • Multidisciplinary pulmonary and cardiac care
  • Pulmonary and cardiac physiologic testing
  • Pulmonary and cardiac imaging
  • Rehabilitation, psychiatric and social services
  • Laboratory tests, including COVID-19 tests with results in 24 hours in most cases
  • Research studies and clinical trials related to COVID-19

 

Immediate Needs after COVID-19 Recovery

  • Control of persistent symptoms (cough, dyspnea)
  • Supplemental oxygen
  • Post-discharge physical and emotional function
  • Issues relating to safe return-to-work and discontinuation of transmission-based precautions
  • Adequate nutrition, safe mobility and psychosocial support

 

Ongoing Medical Complications

  • Lung injuries and pulmonary fibrosis
  • Heart issues such as arrhythmia and myocardial dysfunction
  • Issues related to prolonged ICU stay such as loss of muscle, myopathy, neuropathy, anxiety, depression and PTSD

 

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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