During 3 months of observation, 19% of study participants with moderate to severe, but stable, COPD overused their albuterol SABA inhalers more than half of the days.
The Caire Cash Flow Management Program, which allows providers to purchase a complete oxygen setup for only $54 per month for 36 months with free shipping.
The ATS and Sunovion released results of a survey of pulmonologists on their knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to COPD management and the use of hand-held small volume nebulizers.
A new paper showed improved pulmonary outcomes with use of the AffloVest in patients with respiratory conditions.
Severe emphysema patients treated with Zephyr Endobronchial Valves (EBV) showed durable improvements in lung function, exercise capacity and quality of life at one year.
ResMed has announced its plans to bring cloud connectivity and AirView, its remote patient monitoring software, to its Astral life support ventilators.
In a comparison of ARDS patients receiving noninvasive ventilation, researchers found NIV via helmet interface resulted in a substantially lower need for intubation than NIV via face mask.
Daily use of the Aerobika device for three to four weeks produced significant improvements in clinical and patient reported outcomes for COPD.
Philips’ computed tomography (CT) solutions suite has just been granted 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration for low-dose lung cancer screening.
The 5-year deal calls for Masimo to provide the devices to the US Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and federal civilian agencies.
The US FDA has approved Bevespi Aerosphere inhalation aerosol indicated for the long-term, maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with COPD.
3M Drug Delivery Systems has developed the 3M Intelligent Control Inhaler, which is described as an intuitive device designed to deliver accurate doses of medication.
ResApp has raised $9.74 million for its new smartphone-based system designed to diagnose respiratory ailments.
Praxair Inc's subsidiary, Praxair Canada Inc, has received approval for the sale of its Noxivent brand of inhaled nitric oxide in Canada.
The new website provides greater insight into Nihon Kohden’s products that help professionals across the healthcare system improve the quality of care while controlling costs.
RT consulted with some leading device manufacturers about today’s airway clearance products and the industry and technology trends in the next few years.
Several types of aerosol delivery technology exist on the market today, but depending on the specific disease being treated, certain devices may make more sense for patients.
Although negative consequences are rare when performing spirometry, they can occur. Poorly- or under-trained staff can also broaden the spectrum of risk for patients.
Online technology support companies can offer round-the-clock support and troubleshooting on medical devices, like mechanical ventilators.
According to a news release by 3B Medical, the company's Luna Auto-CPAP system was found to be the quietest in a comparison of five leading CPAP devices.