RT's 2015 Product Guide, which includes more than 75 leading respiratory care products, is now available on our enhanced mobile application for tablets and smartphones.
All ICUs should have a unit-driven oral hygiene protocol for nonintubated critically ill patients, according to researchers.
According to an article on EMS1.com, airway management is a task well suited to an algorithmic ("if you find this, then you do that") approach.
Physio-Control will distribute the McGrath MAC EMS Video Laryngoscope to EMS customers in the US, UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
Nine airway management devices from leading manufacturers like Dale Medical, B&B Medical, and Halyard Health.
Neonatal intubation competency can be modeled using a Bayesian statistical model, according to a study published online April 6 in Pediatrics.
The company's C-MAC S USB Video Laryngoscope System was selected as one of EMS World magazine’s Top 20 Innovations for 2014 in the magazine's February issue.
The Portex Blue Line Ultra tracheostomy tubes with thin-walled inner cannulae allow increased respiratory airflow and help improve the patient’s work of breathing while maintaining patency and airway hygiene.
While intubation can be a life-saving intervention, we must also be mindful of the associated hazards. RTs must understand the challenges of managing artificial airways and bring their skills and expertise to the patient’s bedside.
The anatomical structure of a pediatric patient’s airway differs from an adult patient’s, so when it comes time to intubate, special care using laryngoscopes can help.
RT Magazine's annual Product Guide, which includes more than 60 of the newest respiratory care products from 50 leading manufacturers, is now available on our enhanced mobile application for tablets and smartphones.
Six airway management devices from leading manufacturers Dale Medical, Hollister, Kimberly-Clark, Neotech Products, and NJR Medical.
Current advances in resuscitation technology are improving safety, outcomes, and cost-effectiveness in a range of clinical settings.
As the number of chronic lung patients continues to grow, today’s aerosol therapy products are providing high-quality, cost-efficient medication delivery.
The AnchorFast endotracheal tube fastener features integrated tube protection for critical care teams that want an extra measure of patient protection.
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.
Airway management products are responding to the industry’s need to reduce hospital stays and potential readmissions by focusing on home care solutions.
Premature babies who received high-frequency oscillatory ventilation (HFOV) immediately after birth show improved lung function as adolescents, according to a UK study in the New England Journal of Medicine.