Education

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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.
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Pulmonary critical care specialist Eric Kriner, BS, RRT, will host dyssynchrony workshops at regional and state respiratory conferences over the next several months.
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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.
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The first respiratory therapist cohort from Cochise College in Arizona graduated in December 2015.
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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.
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Medtrade Spring is scheduled for Feb 29 to March 2, 2016, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.
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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!
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Nitrous oxide is safe for surgical patients who have or are at risk for cardiovascular disease, according to trial results presented at ANESTHESIOLOGY 2015.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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New research reveals significant reductions in central line-associated bloodstream infections and surgical ICU mortality rates after the implementation of electronic health records.
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Mayo Clinic researchers have determined that patients awaiting lung transplants frequently suffer from anxiety, stress, or depressive symptoms.
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New research reveals that nearly 77% of pulmonary clinical trials registered with ClinicalTrials.gov failed to report race and ethnicity data.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Vermont researchers will present a case report at CHEST 2015 in Montréal involving acute inhalation lung injury related to the use of e-cigarettes.
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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.