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2013-12-15 23:03:18

Available in the US just in time for the holidays, this specially constructed pulmonary harmonica helps improve breathing. No musical talent required, and there’s a coupon code below. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) December 15, 2013 This year, buy something really useful for your loved ones. Developed for a family member with breathing problems, the Pulmonica is a pulmonary harmonica designed for nonmusicians that exercises the diaphragm and chest muscles to improve breathing. The low tuning is...

2013-12-15 23:03:13

Dr. William Charles Dement will be the keynote speaker at Sleep & Wellness 2014: A Conference for Professionals. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) December 15, 2013 Dr. William Charles Dement will be the keynote speaker at Sleep & Wellness 2014: A Conference for Professionals. The conference will be held in Scottsdale, Arizona, on May 1-3, 2014. The conference will be sponsored by The American Sleep & Breathing Academy (ASBA) in collaboration with the American Association for Respiratory...

2013-12-12 10:33:22

A new guideline has provided an updated definition of severe asthma along with new recommendations for treating the condition. Produced by a joint task force of the European Respiratory Society and the American Thoracic Society, the guideline is published online today (12 December 2013) in the European Respiratory Journal. Although severe asthma is estimated to account for less than 10% of all asthmatics, these patients have the greatest burden and require a disproportionate amount of...

2013-12-05 23:25:08

LivingWithAsthma.net’s new free activity book includes fun asthma-friendly recipes, crafts and tips to make the season bright for asthma sufferers. (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 The holidays are here! Jack Frost is nipping at allergy red noses, sleigh bells are ringing (but not as loud as stuffy ears), and instead of dashing through the snow, asthma sufferers are wheezing through the sleet! Not quite the stuff the movies are made of, is it? But never fear, the weather outside may be...


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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