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December 2010 - Posts

ADVANCE Perspective: Respiratory Views

Medicare Crisis Calls for Leadership
December 30, 2010 8:48 AM by Valerie Newitt
(Editor's note: This guest blog was written by Frank A. Corvino, president and chief executive officer at Greenwich Hospital in Greenwich, CT. ) The health of older adults nationwide remains in jeopardy now that Congress has failed once again to prevent Read More...
When Christmas Isn't Merry
December 29, 2010 8:36 AM by Valerie Newitt
(Editor's Note: Jolly, laughter-drenched holidays are the ideal. But for some, this late December-to-early January crunch of festivities and gatherings can prove distressing. Even painful. Guest blogger Marci Landsmann , editor of ADVANCE for Healthy Read More...
Top Five Articles, Videos, Resources
December 26, 2010 1:10 PM by Sharlene George
In 2010, the ADVANCE staff strived to provide you with provocative and helpful online content on a daily basis. Here are the top five articles, videos, and resources viewed most often by your colleagues. Be sure to check back every day in 2011 for exciting Read More...
School-Based Program Helps Urban Teens Manage Asthma
December 14, 2010 1:59 PM by Valerie Newitt
Guess what! Students can learn a lot more than history and math in school. Researchers in New York City studied the effects of Asthma Self-Management for Adolescents (ASMA), a program aimed at urban youth and their medical providers. They concluded the Read More...
5 Tips For Handling Holiday Scheduling Stress
December 10, 2010 11:55 AM by test test
The holiday season is upon us. What does this bring for the average respiratory therapist? Most likely the 12 days of the holiday season brings something close to the following: the beginning of the busy , pneumonia-filled winter season; the stress of Read More...
Data Confirms Music Benefits Patients on Ventilation
December 8, 2010 11:24 AM by Valerie Newitt
Data proves what is known both intuitively and anecdotally. Case in point: The benefits of listening to music to patients on mechanical ventilation was confirmed by a team of Cochrane researchers led by Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Read More...
From the AARC Congress: Keynote Speaker Urges RTs to Improve Patient-Centered Care
December 7, 2010 12:23 AM by Sharlene George
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality wants to hear from you. The invitation came from AHRQ Director Carolyn M. Clancy, MD, during the keynote address Monday at the American Association for Respiratory Care's 56 th International Respiratory Congress. Read More...


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