The US FDA is expanding its “The Real Cost” campaign to educate rural, white male teens about the negative health consequences associated with smokeless tobacco use.
Pulmonary critical care specialist Eric Kriner, BS, RRT, will host dyssynchrony workshops at regional and state respiratory conferences over the next several months.
Manufacturer representatives from nine finalists in the biannual Innovative HME Retail Product Awards vied for the coveted top three awards on Day One of Medtrade Spring.
RT graduate
The first respiratory therapist cohort from Cochise College in Arizona graduated in December 2015.
Clinical Lab Products magazine is hosting a free webinar on Thursday Nov 19th at 2:00pm ET (11:00am PT) that will provide an overview of current testing methodologies for influenza.
Medtrade Spring is scheduled for Feb 29 to March 2, 2016, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.
RT Magazine will host a free webinar presentation on COPD readmissions on World COPD Day, Wednesday, November 18 at 2:00pmET (11:00amPT) sponsored by Nonin Medical and Tri-anim. Sign up today!
Nitrous oxide is safe for surgical patients who have or are at risk for cardiovascular disease, according to trial results presented at ANESTHESIOLOGY 2015.
The amount of anesthetic required for general anesthesia during surgery varies widely from patient to patient and some may be able to receive a lower dose than typically administered.
The BSM-1700 was developed to address the heightened safety challenges of transporting at-risk patients between points of care in the hospital setting, according to Nihon Kohden.
Use of a wearable ventilator system in COPD patients with chronic respiratory insufficiency was associated with significant improvement in healthcare utilization and overall respiratory health.
physicians cigarette
A survey may have revealed a link between the number of duty hours and the prevalence of physicians who smoke, according to research presented at CHEST 2015.
electronic health record
New research reveals significant reductions in central line-associated bloodstream infections and surgical ICU mortality rates after the implementation of electronic health records.
depression lung transplants
Mayo Clinic researchers have determined that patients awaiting lung transplants frequently suffer from anxiety, stress, or depressive symptoms.
New research reveals that nearly 77% of pulmonary clinical trials registered with failed to report race and ethnicity data.
sepsis ED
Researchers found no increased risk of mortality for patients with severe sepsis who were stabilized in the emergency department prior to ICU admission, according to a study to be presented at CHEST 2015.
post op texting
The use of text message reminders and having patients log post-operative progress considerably reduces the risk of cancellations for procedures and decreases post-operative ER visits, according to research at CHEST 2015.
ICU sepsis
When a collaborative culture was created between the ICU and emergency department, there was a significant decrease in sepsis mortality, length of ICU stay, and intermediate care unit-to-ICU transfers.
e-cig liquid
Vermont researchers will present a case report at CHEST 2015 in Montréal involving acute inhalation lung injury related to the use of e-cigarettes.
CHEST 2015 will feature some unique case studies, including some abstracts that may make you think twice about ingesting bear meat, shooting blanks, or getting butt and breast augmentation procedures.