Grastek, a sublingual allergen extract manufactured by Merck & Co Inc, has received FDA approval as an immunotherapy for the treatment of Timothy grass pollen-induced allergic rhinitis.
Benson Medical’s CCS‑200 Spirometer report building software offers an easier way to customize occupational health testing reports, the company says.
Though nursing and physician training is comprehensive, RTs have more specialized knowledge in the respiratory system and many believe the job of airway clearance and tracheostomy care should fall to them.
Clinicians and manufacturers are looking to a combination of technology, research, and best practices to fight ventilator-associated pneumonia, which, despite progress, continues to afflict thousands of patients every year.
In the last 30 years, COPD has become more prevalent in American women, who now make up more than half of patients currently diagnosed—an estimated 7 million women, in all.
An innovative, low-cost bubble CPAP device designed by undergraduates at Rice University is saving the lives of Malawi’s preterm newborns suffering from severe respiratory complications.
Airway management products are responding to the industry’s need to reduce hospital stays and potential readmissions by focusing on home care solutions.
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.
The FDA has approved Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate mesylate) for the treatment of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) in certain patients, according to Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals.
The Beacon 2.0 remote patient monitoring software is designed to help clinicians prioritize patient care from any location.