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2014-05-06 08:34:36

Pledge to Raise Funding to Send Deserving Children with Asthma to Summer Camps Across the U.S. VIENNA, Va., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Know Your Count - a national campaign aimed at raising awareness of the seriousness of asthma and educating patients and caregivers about the importance of keeping track of the remaining doses in their rescue inhalers - announced today the launch of a new online pledge for asthma awareness. Nearly seven million children in the United States are...

2014-05-06 08:34:19

New low-energy sensor eliminates charging, while enhanced analytics identify worsening patients MADISON, Wis., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- World Asthma Day -- Propeller Health, the FDA-cleared digital health solution for chronic respiratory disease, today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance to market its latest generation of the Propeller platform, including a new sensor. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140506/84619 Propeller is a digital therapeutic...

2014-05-06 08:32:46

TORONTO, May 6, 2014 /CNW/ - On the occasion of World Asthma Day, the Asthma Society of Canada released the first-ever patient study of Severe Asthma in Canada. The study, Severe Asthma: The Canadian Patient Journey, takes an in-depth look at the personal, social, medical and economic burden of Severe Asthma in Canada. Severe Asthma (SA), a more severe form of asthma and a greater threat to life, impacts the health and economic well-being of between 150,000 and 250,000 Canadians....

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...


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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