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2013-10-08 08:30:00

New technologies combine with industry-leading programs to improve patient care in the home ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Philips Respironics, a unit of Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI), will welcome nearly 8,000 home care providers to the largest conference and expo focused on the home medical equipment (HME) industry. Medtrade opens today at the Orange County Convention Center. Advancing the theme "Moving the HME Industry forward," Philips will present integrated...

2013-10-07 23:05:11

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Mechanical Ventilators Industry. London (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Mechanical Ventilators in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Critical Care, Neonatal, Transport, Portable, and Non-Invasive. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are...

2013-10-07 20:22:31

Potential failure of automatic ventilation accompanied by an alarm TELFORD, Pa., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Draeger issued a statement regarding its voluntary recall on specific Fabius anesthesia machines. Draeger initiated this voluntary action in August of 2013 as a result of an internal investigation into devices that did not pass the high voltage test portion of the final production test. This recall affected 99 Fabius GS Premium, 9 Fabius OS, 43 Fabius Tiro, and 1 Fabius Tiro D-M...

2013-10-03 23:01:41

Avoid asthma attacks this fall with tricks from “Asthma Mom” Carolyn Roberts of LivingWithAsthma.net, and treats, too. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Little do most people know, Halloween is one of the least asthma-friendly days of the year for asthmatic kids. So many asthma triggers can be found in the same things that make Halloween so much fun, including costumes, the weather, makeup, decorations and candy. Luckily, this year, Carolyn Roberts, the “Asthma Mom” and...

2013-10-01 15:37:46

To address the global phenomenon of disparities in respiratory health, the American Thoracic Society and the European Respiratory Society have released an official policy statement in which each pledges its commitment to reducing health disparities between the lowest and highest socioeconomic groups by continuing or initiating work with leaders from governments, academia, and other organizations to promote scientific inquiry and training, disseminate medical information and best practices,...

2013-09-30 23:33:10

Valerie Layne is a board certified family nurse practitioner with a clinical doctorate, and is a primary care provider, now practicing at Princeton Medical Group, Plainsboro office, 3 Liberty Street, Plainsboro, New Jersey 08536, and will be available one Saturday a month in Princeton, 419 North Harrison Street, Princeton, New Jersey 08540. Centralized phone number (609) 924-9300. Princeton, New Jersey (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Valerie Layne is a board certified family nurse practitioner...

2013-09-30 16:25:27

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CareFusion issued the following update regarding its previously announced voluntary recall of AVEA(®) ventilators. The company initiated the voluntary recall on Sept. 3, 2013. The FDA has classified this action as a Class I recall. A Class I recall is defined as a reasonable probability of serious adverse health consequences or death associated with use of the defective units. CareFusion announced a voluntary recall of AVEA(®) ventilators regarding...

2013-09-26 08:26:53

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PneumRx, Inc., a leader in interventional pulmonology, announced that over 1500 procedures have been performed using the RePneu Lung Volume Reduction Coil (LVRC) System for patients with severe emphysema. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120514/SF06703LOGO) The RePneu LVRC is a minimally invasive device intended to improve lung function, exercise capacity and quality of life in emphysema patients by bronchoscopically...

2013-09-25 23:35:56

Avail is conducting a 24-week study to evaluate the effect of a once-daily experimental inhalation therapy on arterial stiffness compared to a placebo and another drug in subjects with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). DeLand, Florida (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 *To see if you qualify for this COPD Clinical Trial in Florida, visit Avail Clinical Research on the web (http://www.availclinical.com) or contact us directly at (386) 785-2404. There is no cost to participate, no...

2013-09-25 23:23:13

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Medical Oxygen Systems Industry London (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Medical Oxygen Systems in US$ Thousand by the following Product Segments: Oxygen Concentrators, Liquid Oxygen Systems, Oxygen Cylinders & Regulators, and Oxygen Conserving Devices. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest...


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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