Welcome to Soldiers' / Respiratory Therapy

Our Respiratory Therapy department is staffed 24 hours a day by Respiratory Therapists (RT’s) who are one of the Regulated Health Professional groups in Ontario. Our RT’s provide a variety of inpatient and outpatient services to assist the doctors in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiopulmonary illness.


The RT’s at OSMH work in all areas of the hospital, with all age groups, from newborns to the elderly.


Diagnostic services include:

  • Pulmonary Function testing, including spirometry, lung volumes, diffusion studies, bronchial provocation, exercise induced asthma testing
  • Resting and exercise oximetry studies
  • Ambulatory blood pressure tests
  • Assessments for home oxygen
  • Sleep studies

Therapy Services include:

  • Critical Care including airway management as part of the cardiac arrest team , monitoring of ventilators or life support, assisting with newborn babies and critical patient transports
  • Assessment and administration of inhaled medicine for breathing problems
  • Asthma education

Contact Us


Cardio Respiratory

170 Colborne Street West

Orillia, ON L3V 2Z3


T: (705) 327-9115
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