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2013-11-15 23:01:34

Portland welcomed Dr. Mohamad El-Khatib a professor of anesthesiology from Lebanon who is committed to the advancement of respiratory care outside the United States. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 For the second year in a row, Concorde’s outstanding Portland campus had the privilege of being selected City Host for The American Association of Respiratory Care’s Fellowship Program. Established in 1990, AARC’s International Fellowship Program gives non-U.S. health care...

2013-11-15 08:27:44

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CareFusion (NYSE:CFN), a leading global medical technology company, today unveiled new products and highlighted the patient safety benefits of its ventilation and respiratory technology portfolio at the 59th International Respiratory Convention and Exhibition of the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) Congress. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100706/CAREFUSIONLOGO) CareFusion provides a comprehensive respiratory...

2013-11-14 11:39:07

Women with asthma could take longer to conceive, according to new research. The study, published online today (14 November 2013), in the European Respiratory Journal, adds new evidence to suggest that asthma has a negative effect on fertility. Researchers from Bispebjerg University Hospital in Denmark analyzed data from questionnaires completed by a cohort of over 15,000 twins living in Denmark aged up to 41 years. The questionnaires included questions on the presence of asthma and...

2013-11-13 12:28:07

CLEVELAND, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Synapse Biomedical Inc. (www.synapsebiomedical.com) announced today it has received approval from the Health Canada for its NeuRx DPS® for ventilator-­dependent Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) patients who lack voluntary control of their diaphragms. With Health Canada approval, SCI patients throughout Canada can access this technology that was only previously available to clinical trial participants or through the Medical Devices Special Access...

2013-11-12 12:27:17

The Airway Company will unveil its new Shikani Speaking Valve (SSV) and Heat Moisture Exchanger (HME) at the ASHA Convention in Chicago, IL, November 14-16, 2013. BALTIMORE, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Airway Company, an emerging provider of innovative tracheostomy products, announces the launch of the Shikani Speaking Valve and the Shikani Heat Moisture Exchanger, two new products that can be used in unison so tracheostomy patients no longer have to choose between the benefits...

2013-11-11 08:28:31

Resources Available to Help Take Control WILMINGTON, Del., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For many Americans, breathing is a challenge. Over 12 million have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)( )and live with symptoms, including constant coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath. But with an additional 12 million Americans remaining undiagnosed, recognizing COPD signs and symptoms and seeking help is an important health priority. To view the multimedia assets associated with this...

2013-11-08 16:24:33

DUBLIN, November 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ztc8c9/european_home) has announced the addition of the "European Home Healthcare Market Report 2013-2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ztc8c9/european_home ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The European home healthcare market was estimated to be worth $40.6 billion in the year 2012....

2013-11-06 16:30:18

DUBLIN, Ireland, November 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d67f6t/anesthesia ) has announced the addition of the "Anesthesia Devices - A Global Market Overview" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d67f6t/anesthesia ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The global market for Anesthesia Devices is estimated at US$7.4 billion in 2013 and forecast to be...

2013-10-30 12:25:42

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. and SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) and Theravance, Inc. (NASDAQ: THRX) today announced that BREO ELLIPTA, a once-daily prescription medicine for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), is now available to pharmacies throughout the U.S. BREO ELLIPTA is a combination of the inhaled corticosteroid (ICS), fluticasone furoate "FF", and the long-acting beta(2)-agonist (LABA),...

Yoga Can Help Patients With COPD Improve Lung Function
2013-10-29 06:18:51

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from researchers at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Department of Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep Disorders reveals that patients with COPD can improve their lung function by practicing yoga. The study found that lung function, shortness of breath and inflammation all demonstrated significant improvement after patients completed 12 weeks of yoga training. The study results were presented at CHEST 2013, the...


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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