Latest Pulmonary rehabilitation Stories

2010-09-20 09:29:00

Additional patient-centered outcome measures are under review WASHINGTON, Sept.

2010-09-08 09:00:00

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The country's newest health initiative, DRIVE4COPD, announced today that it has added the largest association of respiratory therapists - The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) - to its ranks.

2010-05-17 07:00:02

Obese patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) stand to gain as much from pulmonary rehabilitation as their slimmer counterparts, even though as a group they have a lower exercise capacity.

2009-08-31 11:34:00

Proposed Medicare Ruling Would End Pulmonary Rehab for Thousands of Dying Patients SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, pulmonary fibrosis (PF) patient Ellen Foley went to the pulmonary rehabilitation (rehab) program near her home in Middlesex, N.C.

2009-07-24 07:36:17

Lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS) can have a significantly beneficial effect in patients with severe emphysema, according to the first ever study to randomize emphysema patients to receive either LVRS or non-surgical medical care.

2008-11-03 09:00:07

Ingen Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets:ITEC) announced today that it is responding to the most current statistics regarding chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) which indicates that it is the third leading cause of death globally.

2008-09-18 00:00:30

By RICH DAVIS Courier & Press staff writer 464-7516 or davisr@courierpress.com Sounding like a cheerful school music teacher, exercise physiologist Liesl Fraley eyes her class, several of them hooked to portable oxygen units.

2008-09-14 21:00:09

By CHRISTINE L PRATT By CHRISTINE L. PRATT Staff Writer WOOSTER -- He's seen the positive effects on the longevity and quality of life for many patients.

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