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2014-02-27 16:29:07

Bronchial Thermoplasty is the first non-drug, FDA approved therapy for severe asthma CHICAGO, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Like millions of people, Jeannine Childs suffers from asthma. But unlike most, her asthma was debilitating. For years she struggled with wheezing, shortness of breath and fits of coughing so severe that they often landed her in the hospital. Nothing was really working - not lifestyle changes, not medications. "It was awful, I'd have these episodes and I'd have...

2014-02-25 08:32:43

ALBANY, New York, February 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Pulmonary Drug Delivery Systems Market(Products- Metered Dose Inhalers, Dry Powder Inhalers and Nebulizers; Applications- Asthma, COPD and Cystic Fibrosis) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global pulmonary drug delivery systems market was valued at USD 21.03billion in 2012 and is expected to grow...

2014-02-24 23:03:30

Houston Allergy & Asthma Associates reports new findings from research on more efficient and effective methods to treat asthma. Houston, TX (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Houston Allergy & Asthma Associates reports new findings from research on more efficient and effective methods to treat asthma. The research, funded by Novartis Pharmaceuticals, appeared in Current Medical Research and Opinion this month. It concerns a novel liquid formulation of the monoclonal antibody omalizumab...

2014-02-24 08:30:19

DUBLIN, February 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ghb74v/mechanical ) has announced the addition of the "Mechanical Ventilators Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ghb74v/mechanical ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Mechanical ventilators are a critical...

2014-02-19 16:25:14

VIENNA, Va., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An over-the-counter (OTC) asthma inhaler up for approval by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) endangers patients by encouraging substandard treatment, according to Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA), a leading nonprofit patient education and advocacy organization. On Feb. 25, FDA's Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee and Pulmonary Allergy Drugs Committee will host a joint meeting to consider a new...

2014-02-19 12:28:02

MURRYSVILLE, Pa., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Respironics, Inc., a Philips Healthcare business, today announced a worldwide recall of approximately 600 Philips Respironics Trilogy Ventilators, comprising Trilogy Ventilator Models 100, 200 and 202. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140219/NE67640-a ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140219/NE67640LOGO-b ) On February 11, 2014, Philips Respironics initiated a voluntary recall to address a potentially defective component...

2014-02-18 23:30:33

This unique program will bring together key stakeholders who have a shared goal of improving the treatment and management of patient’s with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 The Pulmonary Horizons (PH) Conference will be held at the DoubleTree Golf Resort in San Diego, Saturday, August 16, 2014 to Sunday, August 17, 2014. This unique program will bring together key stakeholders who have a shared goal of improving the treatment and...

2014-02-14 12:24:25

DUBLIN, February 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/477x2k/drug) have announced the addition of the "Drug Self-administration Markets to 2020" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/477x2k/drug ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Therapeutic Indications, Product Strategies, Markets and Forecasts While alternative methods for delivering...

2014-02-14 12:23:44

DALLAS, February 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Medical Gases and Equipment Market by Gases (Oxygen, Medical Air, Nitrogen, Nitrous-oxide, Helium, Blood-gas Mixture, Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Mixture), by Equipment (Cylinders, Manifolds, Regulators, Flowmeters) - Global Forecast to 2018", analyzes and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World. Browse more than 95 market data tables with 56...

2014-02-10 11:10:49

System gained nationwide attention when University Hospitals Case Medical Center's Dr. Onders implanted stimulator in actor Christopher Reeve A new study published in the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery finds that diaphragm pacing (DP) stimulation in spinal cord-injured patients is successful not only in weaning patients from mechanical ventilators but also in bridging patients to independent respiration, where they could breathe on their own without the aid of a ventilator or...


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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