RT’s August Issue Now Available via Mobile App

RT’s August issue reports on topics such as lung protective ventilation, pulse oximetry, exercise for COPD patients and physiotherapy in the intensive care unit. Download it to you mobile device now!


RT Magazine Now Available via Enhanced Tablet, Mobile Apps

RT Magazine is excited to announce the launch of our enhanced mobile apps for tablets and smartphones, designed to make our monthly magazine and digital content more accessible to users on mobile devices. The *free* apps are now available for Android, Apple, and Kindle devices via iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon.

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Can A “Flu Patch” Improve Vaccination Rates?

Scientists at Georgia Tech, Emory University, and the CDC are experimenting with a new delivery method for the influenza vaccination: a “Flu patch.” The small Band-Aid sized adhesive patch could potentially allow self-administration of the vaccine while also eliminating most of the pain of the traditional flu shot.

Tobacco deadlier than ever

Editor’s Message: Tobacco Deadlier Than Ever

Fifty years after the landmark 1964 US Surgeon General Report on Smoking and Health, smoking is deadlier than ever — now responsible for the deaths of 480,000 Americans each year.

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Editor Message: New COPD Drug Hits the Market

RT Magazine spoke with GlaxoSmithKline about the launch of its latest respiratory product, BREO ELLIPTA, a once-daily ICS/LABA combination for the improvement of lung function and exacerbation control in COPD patients.

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Editor’s Message: Patient Monitoring: The More the Better?

When it comes to health care, you might think that you can never have too much information. The more you know about a patient’s condition, after all, the better chance you have of successfully treating it. In practice, it’s not that simple.