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2013-12-10 08:30:34

- Largest multi-center registry in world to advance understanding of pulmonary fibrosis - BRISBANE, Calif., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- InterMune (NASDAQ: ITMN) today announced its support of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, a leading patient advocacy organization dedicated to advancing care for people with pulmonary fibrosis worldwide, to establish the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Care Center Network and Patient Registry. The Care Center Network will launch in 2014 with nine...

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...

2013-12-05 12:22:48

LISBON, Portugal, December 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hovione announced today the expansion of its inhalation drug product development services with the introduction of a high precision MG2 FlexaLAB capsule filling machine. This investment is in response to market demand for high-precision, capsule filling services for inhaled products and is the last step in Hovione's plan to offer development services in all quadrants of inhalation projects: from API to formulation to...

2013-12-02 23:25:14

The European Home Healthcare Market report is segmented as products, services, telehealth and geography. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/european-home-healthcare-market-1203.html (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 The report "European Home Healthcare Market By Products (Blood Glucose Meter, ECG, IV Equipment, Nutrition, Wheelchair, Fitness, Heart Rate Monitor, Pregnancy Test Kit), Services (Respiratory Therapy, Rehabilitation Therapy) & Telehealth - Forecasts to...

2013-12-02 20:22:11

Surgical procedure removes up to 35 percent of an Arlington Heights woman's lungs, allowing her to dance at her son's wedding CHICAGO, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every time Susan Fischer sees someone lugging around an oxygen container, she wants to pull them aside and tell them, "It can get better." Fischer, 65, has severe emphysema, also known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which is an ongoing and progressive disease that damages the lungs and makes...

2013-12-02 04:20:53

Deal will Increase Accessibility of Leading Sleep and Respiratory Therapies in Czech Republic SAN DIEGO and PRAGUE, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prague-based Unimedis, a distributor of equipment for the treatment of sleep disordered-breathing in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, has been acquired by ResMed (NYSE: RMD), a pioneer and global leader in sleep and respiratory medicine. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100203/RESMEDLOGO) "The Czech and Slovak markets have...

2013-11-28 23:04:43

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: European Anesthesia, Respiratory and Sleep Management Device Market. London (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 Several segments in the anesthesia, respiratory and sleep management device markets are expected to show resilience in the face of Europe’s budgetary restraints, growing at CAGRs of more than 3%. This market includes anesthesia delivery units and disposables, ventilators, nebulizers, respiratory disposables, oxygen therapy...

2013-11-25 12:26:55

Alpha-1 is a Serious Medical Condition That Is Often Misdiagnosed as COPD or Asthma KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Behring today announced the availability of DNA(1) Advanced Alpha-1 Screening(TM) (DNA(1)), a new test that aims to improve diagnosis of Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (Alpha-1). Launched during Alpha-1 Awareness Month, DNA(1) is the only comprehensive Alpha-1 test available that identifies known and unknown clinically relevant genetic variants to help...

2013-11-21 08:28:12

New Amara gel cushion offers simplicity, exceptional seal and comfort in a full face mask MURRYSVILLE, Pa., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Philips Respironics, a unit of Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) and a pioneer in science-based sleep solutions, brings a new comfort option to its best-selling, most comfortable full face mask that fits most patients. The Amara gel cushion option is part of a groundbreaking series of new masks and services that are setting a new standard for...

2013-11-19 23:32:03

Achieve is conducting a safety and efficacy study on a new combination asthma treatment versus an inhaled treatment for adolescents and adult patients with asthma. Birmingham, Alabama (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 *To see if you qualify for this Asthma Clinical Trial in Alabama, visit Achieve Clinical Research on the web (http://www.achieveclinical.com/) or contact us directly at (205) 380-6434. There is no cost to participate, no insurance is required, and you may receive compensation for...


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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