Latest Pulmonary rehabilitation Stories
Additional patient-centered outcome measures are under review WASHINGTON, Sept.
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.
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.
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.
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.
SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec.
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.
By RICH DAVIS Courier & Press staff writer 464-7516 or firstname.lastname@example.org Sounding like a cheerful school music teacher, exercise physiologist Liesl Fraley eyes her class, several of them hooked to portable oxygen units.
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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