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Increasing Access To Spirometry

Initiatives across the country are expanding access to quality spirometry, a key component in the proper diagnosis and treatment of respiratory conditions like COPD and asthma.

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Electromed’s SmartVest SQL Cleared to Market by FDA

Electromed Inc has received FDA market clearance for its SmartVest SQL Airway Clearance System. SQL delivers high frequency chest wall oscillation (HFCWO) to promote airway clearance, improve bronchial drainage, and enhance mucus transport.

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Spirometry: Monitoring and Extending the Lives of CF Patients

Clinical pulmonary function testing using spirometry is an essential tool for the diagnosis and management of cystic fibrosis, but new research and new technology advancements suggest home spirometry could soon become an efficient alternative.

CF Superbug Can Spread Between Patients

Mycobacterium abscessus, a multidrug-resistant bacteria that causes progressive lung damage, can be transmitted person-to-person in cystic fibrosis patients. The research findings are forcing health officials to rethink infection control measures.