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Ventilator Care and Weaning

Ventilator Skilled Nursing Facility

In many circumstances, helping ventilator-dependent patients regain the ability to breathe on their own is the ultimate goal. The process is called weaning. NYC Health + Hospitals/Carter is nationally recognized for pulmonary care, with decades of experience in ventilator weaning.

Standards for success at ventilator weaning vary widely. We measure success against some of the strictest standards found within this area of expertise. We are proud of our skill at helping patients become ventilator-free, and have successfully weaned many patients who were considered “unweanable” at other facilities. Our success at weaning patients from ventilators outperforms the average weaning success rate of post-acute care hospitals.

For more information about our ventilator care and weaning services, call 646-686-0102 (option 2) or email CarterAdmissions@nychhc.org.