Lung Atelectasis Treatment
The treatment for atelectasis depends on the underlying cause. General measures for atelectasis include deep breathing exercises, oxygen therapy, and bronchodilator medications to reverse wheezing.
Treatment for atelectasis may include:
Lung Atelectasis Specialist
Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat atelectasis:
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