About

This blog contains a combination wisdom, opinion and irreverent humor about the respiratory therapy profession . All posts are intended to provide incite into the profession of respiratory therapy. All incidents and dialogue, and all characters, with the exception of a few well known historical figures, or where specific permission is granted, are generalizations. Any resemblance to persons living or dead is merely coincidental. Opinions will always be politically incorrect if necessary to provide an accurate picture of the profession. If you disagree with an opinion expressed on this blog, feel free to state your opinion in a respectful manner.  All opinions expressed on this blog are those of the respective authors, and do not always represent the views of the RT Cave.

Mission statement:  Respiratory Therapy Cave was established to portray an accurate, non-politically correct view of the profession of respiratory therapy.

Can you quote the our authors? Feel free to quote the RT Cave and any of its authors at your will. However, this blog is meant to be a source to greater wisdom, and therefore, where appropriate and possible, authors will provide links to sources so you may do further research.

Who created this: This site was created by John Bottrell.  The executive editor and blogger is Rick Frea.  Regular contributors are Jane Sage and Will Lessons.

RT Cave routine: While we reserve the right to go out of sequence as an idea strikes us, we will try to stick with the following agenda:
  • Monday: Rick Frea will answer to your questions
  • Tuesday: John Bottrell write about asthma
  • Wednesday: One of our authors will provide wisdom for the therapist
  • Thursday:  One of our authors will provide wisdom about lung diseases
  • Friday: John Bottrell will write about the history of RT, inhalers, or asthma
  • Saturday: RT Humor/ Open topic
  • Sunday: Philosophical Wisdom/ editorial
RT Cave designThe Drawings in the header are compliments of Dash Shaw, who drew the comics written by John Bottrell at MyAsthmaCentral.com.  The header was created by Rick Frea thanks to Everyday Morgan.

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