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2014-03-20 23:29:32

Allergy season is in full swing and many of us are wheezing. The Pulmonica pulmonary harmonica helps loosen congestion to clear lungs and make breathing easier and this seminar will give practical information to improve your breathing. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Sarasota area residents who want to improve their breathing should circle March 25, 2014 on their calendar. Dana Keller, PhD, and his wife, Mary Lou, owners of Harmonica Techs, will lead a free Breathe Better Now seminar...

2014-03-17 23:03:42

Commonly Used Asthma and COPD Questionnaires Now Available on SITEpro Tablet Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 ERT, a leading global solution provider for high-quality patient safety and efficacy endpoint data collection, today announced it has received authorization to provide electronic versions of the St. George’s Respiratory Questionnaires (SGRQ) on SITEpro® Tablet – ERT’s electronic patient data collection system for use at clinical investigative sites. The...

2014-03-17 16:28:23

Bioresorbable splints used for just second time ever, successfully improved breathing so baby can go home for the first time ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In his 18 months of life, Garrett Peterson has never gone home, spending his days in hospital beds tethered to ventilators that even at the highest settings couldn't prevent his breathing from periodically stopping. His condition was so tenuous that often his parents could not hold him for fear of...

2014-03-13 23:28:50

People with COPD, asthma and other breathing problems can improve their breathing through 12 simple steps. Sarasota, Florida (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 After learning that a family member had emphysema, Dana Keller, PhD, and his wife, Mary Lou, created the Pulmonica® – a pulmonary harmonica for nonmusicians that exercises the diaphragm and chest muscles to improve breathing. Together, the two announce 12 how-to tips for improving one’s breathing. “No musical talent is required for...

2014-03-13 23:27:32

This unique program will bring together key stakeholders who have a shared goal of balancing the treatment and management of patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 The Pulmonary Horizons (PH) Conference Program Committee is pleased to announce that Thomas Kallstrom, MBA, RRT, FAARC, Executive Director and CEO of the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) will be delivering the keynote address at the conference. The PH...

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...


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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