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Caroline Chao

Research Profile

Caroline Chao is a senior respiratory physiotherapist at Austin Health working within the physiotherapy department, Victorian Respiratory Support Service (VRSS) and the Tracheostomy Review and Management Service (TRAMS).  Caroline completed a Master of Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy at the University of Melbourne in 2007 and has an interest in the implementation of ventilation in patients requiring long-term ventilation, rehabilitation and weaning of long term ventilated patients and management of patients with chronic respiratory illness.  Caroline has experience as an intervention therapist and outcome assessor in several clinical trials.

Key Research Interests

Respiratory, prolonged ventilation, airway clearance, weaning from ventilation

Google Scholar Profile

http://scholar.google.com.au/citations?user=0iJAWVAAAAAJ&hl=en