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2014-03-12 23:00:12

Allegheny Health Network researchers are seeking African-American children, adolescents and adults for investigation of the most effective treatments for asthma that is not well-controlled on a low dose of inhaled steroid. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Allegheny Health Network researchers are investigating the most effective treatments for African-American children, adolescents and adults with asthma. The BARD (Best African American Response to Asthma Drugs) trial, sponsored by...

2014-03-12 12:29:57

BOSTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Breas Medical is excited to announce the release of the Vivo*50, a homecare ventilator combining high quality technology, robustness and premium design to provide excellent patient treatment in the United States. The Vivo 50 has been developed to meet the lifestyle demands of active patients with a focus on autonomy, durability and robustness. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140312/PH81985LOGO The Vivo 50 offers an extensive range of...

2014-03-10 23:04:07

The 47 billion-dollar worldwide respiratory device market continues to grow mainly due to the aging of the world population and increasing incidence of respiratory diseases, according to Kalorama Information in the new report “The World Market for Respiratory Devices.” New York, NY (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 The 47 billion-dollar worldwide respiratory device market continues to grow mainly due to the aging of the world population and increasing incidence of respiratory diseases, according...

2014-03-06 23:32:15

Healthcare Facility Increases Nurse-to-Physician Communication and Improves Workflow Sarasota, Fla (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Voalte, the leader in healthcare communication technology, today announced that Hardin Memorial Hospital, an acute healthcare facility that serves nearly 300,000 patients each year, improved clinical response time by integrating telemetry alarms with smartphones via middleware. The smartphones also improved nurse-to-physician communication with the use of secure text...

2014-03-05 08:25:34

National Campaign Seeks to Educate People with Asthma on the Importance of 'Knowing Their Count' LANDOVER, Md., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) and Teva Respiratory announced today the launch of a national awareness campaign - Know Your Count - aimed at raising awareness of the seriousness of asthma and educating asthma patients and caregivers about the importance of keeping track of the remaining doses in their rescue inhalers. The...

2014-03-04 23:22:24

The drug delivery technology market is segmented on the basis of route of administration into nine categories - oral, pulmonary, transdermal, injectable, ocular, nasal, topical, implantable, and transmucosal - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/drug-delivery-technologies-market-1085.html. (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 The "Drug Delivery Technologies Market (Metered Dose Inhalers, Needle-Free Injectors, Auto-Injectors, Nasal Sprays, Transdermal Patches, Nebulizers, Infusion...

2014-03-03 23:27:59

The Use of Respiratory Therapists as case managers or physician extenders will improve health outcomes, reduce costs and help organizations to demonstrate meaningful use for patients diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). SAN DIEGO, CA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Respiratory Patient Centered Care is designed to meet the complex needs of patients that are diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Respiratory Therapists (RTs) are key to the success of...

2014-03-01 12:20:30

For U.S. Media Only RIDGEFIELD, Conn., March 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim today presented data from Phase 3 studies of tiotropium delivered via the Respimat(®) inhaler in mild, moderate and severe asthma patients at the 2014 American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) annual meeting in San Diego. Tiotropium is being studied to determine its efficacy and safety in treating asthma patients and is not currently approved for this indication. The first results...

2014-02-28 23:33:42

American Career College in Ontario welcomed some special visitors to campus, and it is Facebook that brought them here. A special social media fundraiser on Facebook and Twitter helps send asthmatic kids to a special summer camp. Ontario, California (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Representatives from the American Lung Association in California are visiting American Career College in Ontario to receive a check for $6,000. The money was raised online through a special social media fundraiser on...

2014-02-27 23:35:55

A diverse group of experts come together with a shared goal of improving the treatment and management of patients that are diagnosed with Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). SAN DIEGO, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Pulmonary Horizons programs are comprehensive and patient centered; developed by Vernon R Pertelle, MBA, RRT and Robert McCoy, BS, RRT, FAARC to help meet the complex needs of managing patients with COPD. The goals of the Pulmonary Horizons (PH) programs are to...


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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