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2014-04-30 12:30:17

- First results of the pivotal Phase 3 INPULSIS(TM) trials investigating the efficacy and safety of nintedanib, an investigational compound, in the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) RIDGEFIELD, Conn., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim announced today that the first results from two highly anticipated Phase 3 trials in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) will be presented at the 2014 American...

2014-04-29 23:00:35

Allegheny Health Network and the Breathe Project will convene local and national asthma experts in Pittsburgh on May 15 and 16 for a third regional summit on air quality and the role it plays in the high prevalence of asthma in western Pennsylvania communities. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Local and national asthma experts will convene in Pittsburgh on May 15 and 16 for a third regional summit on air quality and the role it plays in the high prevalence of asthma in western...

2014-04-28 08:32:52

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. and SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) and Theravance, Inc. (NASDAQ: THRX) today announced that Anoro(TM) Ellipta(®) (umeclidinium and vilanterol inhalation powder), the first once-daily product approved in the US that combines two long-acting bronchodilators in a single inhaler for the maintenance treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), is now available to retail pharmacies...

2014-04-24 12:28:48

Each of the Emerging LABA/LAMA Fixed-Dose Combinations Has Advantages Over Current Therapies on Efficacy Measures, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that surveyed U.S. and European pulmonologists agree that a therapy offering a greater reduction in exacerbations is among the areas of greatest opportunity for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) treatments. The majority of surveyed U.S....

2014-04-23 23:04:20

New research report “COPD Drug Market Opportunity & Clinical Pipeline Analysis” worked out by Kuick Research is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the study, the world COPD market is predicted to grow at a CAGR of nearly 8% and reach USD 17.5 billion by 2018. London, UK (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Around 1 billion people across the globe suffer from pulmonary or respiratory diseases. Within the respiratory therapeutic domain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...

2014-04-22 12:30:07

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nova Southeastern University's (NSU) Bachelor of Science degree program in Respiratory Therapy (BSRT) - the first such program offering in the state - has been granted provisional accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Therapy (CoARC). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140417/76275 "Nova Southeastern University is committed to not only providing health care practitioners with the skills they need...

2014-04-22 08:28:10

ASBA proves sleep studies are not just for health care professionals by partnering with the Pro-Player Health Alliance to offer first live stream overnight sleep study raising awareness for sleep disorders in the public eye OGDEN, Utah, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Arizona Cardinals NFL player, and Pro-Player Health Alliance Sleep Apnea Awareness Advocate, Mark Walczak, undergoes a live public sleep study presented by the American Sleep and Breathing Academy to help raise...

2014-04-21 16:25:17

GOODYEAR, Ariz., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Western Regional Medical Center (Western) has earned the Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) under a national program aimed at helping patients and families make informed decisions about the quality of the respiratory care services available in hospitals. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090612/CTCALOGO About 700 hospitals, or approximately 15 percent of hospitals in the...

2014-04-21 00:20:49

SAN DIEGO, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genoa Pharmaceuticals, the leader in inhaled medicines for pulmonary fibrosis, and collaborators Drs. Martin Kolb and Kjetil Ask at McMaster University announced today additional measured advantages of inhaled GP-101 (aerosol pirfenidone) in the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). Our results indicate that very small inhaled doses deliver oral-superior, but short-lived lung levels. To understand if this increased lung dose may...

2014-04-18 23:00:53

Free Event Will Educate and Empower Those with Chronic Lung Disease and Their Families Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 On May 8, the American Lung Association in Hawaii will host a Respiratory Rally patient education event at Hawaii Kai Independent and Assisted Living Community, 428 Kawaihae Street in Honolulu, from 9:00am-2:30pm. The day will feature educational sessions, inspirational messages, and exhibits. Workshop topics will include Lung Health 101, vog and lung health, asthma...


Latest Respiratory therapy Reference Libraries

Tracheal Intubation
2013-04-30 13:26:36

Tracheal intubation (commonly known as intubation) is the placement of a flexible plastic tube into the trachea in order to maintain an open airway or to serve as a conduit through which to administer oxygen or other drugs. It is commonly performed in emergency situations and critically ill or injured patients, but intubation is also used in patients who will be undergoing a lengthy surgery that requires them to be under anesthesia for a significant number of hours. In order to intubate,...

Oxygen Therapy
2013-04-30 10:27:06

Oxygen therapy is known as the administration of oxygen as a medical intervention. It is indicated in patients whose oxygen supply is compromised due to both acute and chronic health conditions and can be administered in many different ways. Oxygen therapy can be administered virtually wherever the patient is. Most commonly, oxygen is delivered to patients in an ambulance, hospital, or doctor’s office. These medical facilities carry oxygen in the form of a compressed gas. It is stored...

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