Technology - Dependent Clinic (ventilator clinic)

Infants and children that are often medically managed in this clinic include:

  • Chronic lung disease in the post neonatal population and other subsets
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Central ventilation dysregulation

Types of patients seen:
Technology dependent children -

  • CPAP/ BiPAP use
  • Noninvasive nasal ventilation
  • Home ventilation via portable ventilator/tracheostomy

This clinic is collaborative with the Pulmonologist, Respiratory therapist, Nutritionist
Pulmonary nurse, Speech therapist, Social work and case management available
 
Currently, this vent clinic is held once a month in St. Petersburg with Dr. Anthony Kriseman.
CPAP clinic is held once a month with Dr. Carolyn Robinson in St Petersburg.