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2014-08-25 23:02:16

Concorde Career College Memphis is honored to announce the appointment of Winston A. Granville to the Tennessee Board of Respiratory Care as a Representative of Respiratory Care Therapists. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Concorde Career College Memphis is honored to announce the appointment of Winston A. Granville to the Tennessee Board of Respiratory Care as a Representative of Respiratory Care Therapists. Winston led the Respiratory Therapy program in Memphis for a little over 6...

2014-08-21 12:25:49

Efficacy on Reducing Exacerbations and Hospitalizations is One of the Key Drug Attributes for Formulary Inclusion, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the asthma market in Brazil and Mexico currently faces severe coverage restrictions. The uptake of several newly approved agents, the anticipated label extension of Boehringer Ingelheim/Pfizer's Spiriva for this indication and the launch of...

2014-08-20 16:25:21

LONDON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline plc today announced that the FDA has approved Arnuity(TM) Ellipta(®) (fluticasone furoate inhalation powder), a once-daily inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) medicine for maintenance treatment of asthma as prophylactic therapy in patients aged 12 years and older. Arnuity is not indicated for relief of acute bronchospasm. The approved doses are Arnuity Ellipta 100mcg and 200mcg. Arnuity Ellipta is administered once daily via the dry...

2014-08-19 12:29:01

New respiratory therapy device uses sound waves at different frequencies to promote Airway Clearance Therapy (ACT). TUSCON, Ariz., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Westmed, Inc., a leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of medical devices used in respiratory therapy and anesthesia, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted it 510(k) clearance to market the company's Vibralung(®) Acoustical Percussor. The device is intended for use by...

2014-08-19 12:28:32

For U.S. Media Only RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepted for review the New Drug Application (NDA) for the fixed-dose combination (FDC) of tiotropium and olodaterol delivered via the Respimat(®) inhaler for the proposed indication of long-term, once-daily maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including...

2014-08-14 16:27:26

Committee Voted Based on Clinical Data from Eight Efficacy Trials RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee (PADAC) voted [10 yes, 3 no] that existing data supports approval of Boehringer Ingelheim's investigational tiotropium bromide inhalation spray for long-term, once-daily maintenance treatment of bronchospasm associated...

2014-08-09 23:02:07

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp is working to submit the EZ Nebulizer to applicable companies for their review. PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 "As an RN, I’ve noticed how long it takes to administer medication to patients via nebulizers," said an inventor from Brooklyn, N.Y. "This inspired me to design a quicker, easier method of performing this task." She then created a prototype of her idea. The EZ NEBULIZER allows for easier administration of medications via a...

2014-08-06 23:08:12

Michigan Instruments, Inc. announces design modifications to "Michigan Lung." Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Michigan Instruments, Inc. (MII) announces the release of a new, sophisticated design modification to its’ Training and Test Lung, also known as the “Michigan Lung.” The new design includes PneuView3, an innovative, intuitive software interface. The combination of the new software application and improved product design brings significantly improved user...

2014-08-06 12:28:15

DUBLIN, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Ventilators Market to 2020 - Technical Advances and Hospital Expansion Serve as Distinct Regional Growth Drivers" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The global ventilators market was valued at $765.3m in 2013 and is forecast to exceed $1 billion by 2020, increasing at a CAGR of 5%. The increasing prevalence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD),...

2014-08-05 12:26:07

LONDON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: The Worldwide Market for Respiratory Deviceshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/worldwide_market_respiratory_devices.htmlThe worldwide respiratory device market continues to grow despite economic downturns mainly due to the aging of the world population and increasing incidence of COPD. The market encompasses many different products to help treat and monitor...


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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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.