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CBC NEWS – March 31, 2020

What is a Ventilator, and how does it work?

Ventilators are an essential part of treating severe cases of COVID-19 — when it’s life or death

Source (CBC News): https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/ventilator-faq-covid-19-1.5515678

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CTV NEWS – March 31, 2020

The important role of Respiratory Therapists.

Tina Hsu from the BCSRT joins us to talk about the role of those specialist in the battle against COVID-19.

Source (CTV News): https://bc.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1931533

GLOBAL NEWS HOUR AT 6 BC – March 25, 2020

Focus on respiratory therapists during COVID-19 outbreak.

Global’s Paul Johnson has a closer look at B.C.’s respiratory therapists, who are on the front lines of treating people with COVID-19.

Source (Global News BC): https://globalnews.ca/video/6734313/focus-on-respiratory-therapists-during-covid-19-outbreak

CBC NEWS – March 26, 2020

Respiratory therapists are at centre of COVID-19’s ’emotional toll’

Kenny Leung, a respiratory therapist at Vancouver General Hospital, wears a reusable mask that can be cleaned, as opposed to disposable N95 masks. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Leung and other RTs will also wear a shield over their faces and gowns. (Kenny Leung)

Source (CTV News): https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/covid-19-respiratory-therapists-1.5511888