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2014-05-03 23:00:52

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Non-Invasive Ventilation Market: Trends and Opportunities (2014-2019)" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 03, 2014 The report titled "Global Non-Invasive Ventilators Market: Trends and Opportunities (2014-2019)" provides an in-depth analysis of global non-invasive ventilation market with focus on flow generators and ventilation masks. The report also covers major applications and attributes of both these...

2014-05-02 23:09:30

Aureus Medical will be exhibiting at the Spring Focus Conference to be held May 15-17 in Orlando, FL. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Aureus Medical Group (web: aureusmedical.com), a nationwide leader in healthcare staffing, including the respiratory care field, has announced that it will participate as an exhibitor at the Spring Focus Conference to be held at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort May 15-17, 2014 in Orlando, FL. Focus’s annual event offers information on the latest...

2014-05-02 12:27:16

ST. LOUIS, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today that its Georgia subsidiary, Peach State Health Plan, received the 2014 National Environmental Leadership Award in Asthma Management from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). These annual awards recognize programs that build partnerships at the local, regional and federal levels to reduce environmental triggers and improve asthma health outcomes. In partnership with Nurtur, Centene's...

2014-05-01 23:15:53

With allergy season in full swing, medical professionals are hearing more complaints about congestion and trouble breathing. In addition to medications and lifestyle changes, the Pulmonica can help patients improve their breathing. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 “The Pulmonica was developed to help my brother-in-law who had emphysema, and has been used successfully by patients with COPD, asthma, and allergies,” said Dana Keller, PhD, co-inventor of the pulmonary harmonica. “The...

2014-05-01 12:33:00

DUBLIN, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zxbm2d/global_nebulizer) has announced the addition of the "Global Nebulizer Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zxbm2d/global_nebulizer ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Nebulizers market to grow at a CAGR of 6.17 percent over the period...

2014-05-01 12:28:46

Reduction in Exacerbations Remains the Top Driver of Physician Prescribing Choice in Moderate to Severe Asthma, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that 90 percent of surveyed U.S. payers indicated a willingness to pay a premium-price for a novel therapy with substantially greater improvements in reducing exacerbations than Genentech/Novartis's Xolair in the treatment of severe asthma. Surveyed U.S....

2014-04-30 20:23:46

LONDON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Incruse(TM) Ellipta(®) (umeclidinium) as an anticholinergic indicated for the long-term, once-daily, maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema. Umeclidinium is GSK's first once-daily anticholinergic, a type of...

2014-04-30 12:30:17

- First results of the pivotal Phase 3 INPULSIS(TM) trials investigating the efficacy and safety of nintedanib, an investigational compound, in the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) RIDGEFIELD, Conn., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim announced today that the first results from two highly anticipated Phase 3 trials in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) will be presented at the 2014 American...

2014-04-29 23:00:35

Allegheny Health Network and the Breathe Project will convene local and national asthma experts in Pittsburgh on May 15 and 16 for a third regional summit on air quality and the role it plays in the high prevalence of asthma in western Pennsylvania communities. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Local and national asthma experts will convene in Pittsburgh on May 15 and 16 for a third regional summit on air quality and the role it plays in the high prevalence of asthma in western...

2014-04-28 08:32:52

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. and SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) and Theravance, Inc. (NASDAQ: THRX) today announced that Anoro(TM) Ellipta(®) (umeclidinium and vilanterol inhalation powder), the first once-daily product approved in the US that combines two long-acting bronchodilators in a single inhaler for the maintenance treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), is now available to retail pharmacies...


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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