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infant sleeping on fur
2014-09-08 04:00:44

Sleeping on animal fur in the first three months of life might reduce the risk of asthma in later childhood a new study has found.

2014-09-08 08:29:55

-- LANTERN study met primary endpoint demonstrating non-inferiority of Ultibro® Breezhaler® 110/50 mcg vs Advair* Diskus* (SFC) 50/500 mcg followed by statistically

2014-09-04 23:03:46

MedicationDiscountCard.com offers Veramyst discount cards, along with discount cards for other similar medications.

2014-09-02 16:25:40

Mayor Rahm Emanuel declares September Global Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month in Chicago--the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation sponsors events to enhance disease awareness and provides patient and caregiver

2014-09-02 12:29:53

ALBANY, New York, September 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Latin America Home Healthcare Market (By

2014-09-02 12:28:48

Organizations encourage Respiratory Therapists to come forward with new ideas that enhance patient care CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept.

2014-09-02 08:29:33

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ResMed (NYSE: RMD) has introduced the Astral(TM) 100 and Astral(TM) 150 devices in the United States.


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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