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2014-06-25 12:29:53

Respiratory Monitoring Helps to Protect Patients on Pain Medication ROCKFORD, Ill., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SwedishAmerican Hospital recently strengthened patient safety measures by expanding its use of capnography to monitor patients using patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) to regulate their pain after surgery. PCA can provide an effective way to control pain by allowing patients to self-administer small doses of pain medication intravenously, but the technology poses unique...

2014-06-22 23:01:00

Global Mechanical Ventilators Market 2014-2018 says the growing number of aged patients in ICUs has raised the demand for mechanical ventilators. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 The Healthcare industry witnessed a paradigm shift from providing hospital care to home healthcare over the last decade. This has led to the development and adoption of HMV systems to improve the patient's quality of life. For instance, Respironics Trilogy 202 ventilator by Phillips Healthcare offers...

2014-06-19 23:10:07

Advanced Brain Technologies (ABT) announces that it has been named a preferred partner to Genesis Rehab Services (GRS) based in Kennett Square, PA. The Listening Program, a music-based listening therapy, is now available in the elder care market through Genesis. Ogden, Utah (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Advanced Brain Technologies (ABT) announces that it has been named a preferred partner to Genesis Rehab Services (GRS) based in Kennett Square, PA. The Listening Program® is a safe,...

2014-06-19 08:28:42

BURLINGTON, ON, June 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Results from a Phase III 52 week study, show tiotropium (delivered via Respimat(®)*)5µg, a once-daily long-acting anticholinergic bronchodilator, is efficacious and well-tolerated as an add-on treatment in Japanese adults with moderate to severe symptomatic asthma, despite treatment with inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) with or without long-acting beta-2 agonist (LABA). "Even with available treatments, the extent to which patients' asthma is controlled...

2014-06-18 12:32:44

--Data indicate ASM-024 DPI safe and generally well-tolerated in asthma-- QUEBEC CITY, Quebec, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Asmacure Ltee, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel, proprietary compounds that target cholinergic receptors for the treatment of pulmonary diseases, today announced top-line results from a combined Phase 1 and 2a trial evaluating its lead compound, ASM-024, in moderate asthma patients. The data comes from Asmacure's recently...

2014-06-17 16:25:49

DUBLIN, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pt3c6f/nebulizers_market) has announced the addition of the "Global Nebulizers (Pneumatic Nebulizers, Ultrasonic Nebulizers and Mesh Nebulizers) Market - Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769A nebulizer is a medical device used for the treatment of respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD and cystic fibrosis) that converts liquid...

2014-06-16 09:18:08

Stanford University Medical Center The first large-scale, comprehensive analysis of the genomic diversity of Mexico — led by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine, the University of California-San Francisco and the Mexican National Institute of Genomic Medicine — has identified a dazzling mosaic of genotypes and population substructures across the country. Some groups are as genetically different from one another as Europeans are from East Asians. The study,...

2014-06-11 23:10:50

Available in the US in time for Father’s Day, this specially constructed pulmonary harmonica helps improve breathing. No musical talent required, and there’s a coupon code below. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 This year buy something truly useful for the man in your life. Developed for a brother 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 meditative...

2014-06-04 08:32:17

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: U.S. Markets for Anesthesia, Respiratory and Sleep Management Deviceshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/u_s_markets_anesthesia_respiratory_sleep_management_devices.html The U.S. market for anesthesia, respiratory and sleep management devices is showing signs of sustained recovery, with particularly strong growth in sleep and oxygen therapy markets.This market...

2014-06-03 16:24:46

BETHLEHEM, Pa., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, 20 million people in the United States are affected by asthma symptoms. The Foundation states that while much research remains to be done on the causes, cure and prevention of this disease, with the proper management, the majority of these people can still live healthy and active lives. For most Americans, managing their respiratory disorders requires a multifaceted approach....


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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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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