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Larry W. Wical, BA-RRT


I CAN answer: ALL questions and queries related to the following topics... - Oxygen - Asthma - COPD - Bronchitis - Emphysema - Pneumonia (Viral/Bacterial) - Tuberculosis (TB) - SARS - Influenza (Flu) - Vaccines - Pulmonary Embolism - Pleural Effusion - Atelectasis - Inhalation injuries (burns, chemicals, etc.) - PFTs - Cardiovascular health - Sleep Apnea - BiPap/CPAP - Ventilators (Respirators) - Aspiration injuries - Thoracic injuries - Lung contusions - Tracheal injuries - Artificial Tracheostomy - Secretions - Prolotherapy/Regenerative Injection Therapy (RIT): A patient's experience/perspective - General health and fitness - Prolotherapy (from a patient's perspective) I CANNOT answer: Questions that vary too far from my primary scope of pulmonary and cardiovascular care and fitness. I promise to be open and honest about my knowledge of submitted topics, and will always openly provide my personal as well as professional feedback as it relates.

Experience in the area

Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT, RCP) since 2005. I have worked primarily in the acute care, critical care, burn care and home care settings.


NBRC - National Board of Respiratory Care AARC - American Association of Respiratory Care


-All About Kids Magazine -The Clermont Sun -Cincy Sports & Fitness Magazine -Many online Fitness and Health blogs and "webazines"


- B.A. in Communication (1997) - A.A.S. in Respiratory Science (2005) - RRT license (state of OH, KY and IN) - Basic Life Saving (BLS) - Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) - Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS)

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Currently work in the city's largest academic/research hospital.

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john06/01/16101010Thank you
polly01/10/16101010thankyou :)
Barry01/10/16101010Very fast and helpful response
Ju Young12/09/15101010Thank you very much for you help .....

Recent Answers from Larry W. Wical, BA-RRT

2016-10-01 Shortness of Breath:

Good morning,     I am so sorry in my delay to respond to your question, for whatever reason your response just came through to my message board. The pulmonary function test and CT of the chest are perfectly

2016-05-27 drowning question:

Hi John,    Thanks for posing this interesting question! So here's the deal...Generally in the early stages of drowning, very little water enters the lungs: a small amount of water entering the trachea

2016-05-09 Shortness of breath:

Hi Bud,    Thank you for entrusting me with your personal health concerns today, I will do my best to give you informatiojn that is useful. I am a bit youunger than you, but I have the same issue when

2016-02-24 Question on xray results.:

Hi Ariel,    I sincerely hope you start to feel better soon. While this question does have a breathing componenet, it sounds like a question that should be answered by a trained physician that specializes

2016-01-09 Chronic cough for 4 months:

Hi Barry,    Thank you so much for entrusting me with your personal health concerns today. So sorry to hear you're not feeling well, but you have given me abundant information to consider, which always


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