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Study: Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Reduce Asthma Risk in Children
December 29, 2016 1:41 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By ADVANCE Perspectives According to a study published in The New England Journal of Medicine , researchers have found taking certain omega-3 fatty acids during pregnancy reduces the risk of the child developing asthma by nearly one-third. The study from Read More...
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Q&A with Eli Diacopoulos from Philips Respironics
August 4, 2016 9:31 AM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Tamer Abouras Philips Respironics recently announced exciting news about their SimplyGo Mini portable oxygen concentrator, which now conforms to all applicable Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requirements for in-flight use. ADVANCE had the opportunity Read More...
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Mechanical Ventilation Innovation Challenge
August 20, 2015 10:22 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
Edison Nation Medical and the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) https://www.aarc.org/ have announced a worldwide search to uncover innovations for improving the process, outcomes and comfort for patients requiring intubation and mechanical Read More...
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High-Tech Game Changers for Poor Sleep
July 23, 2015 3:23 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) this week announced the formation of its new Sleep Technology Council, “a group whose mission will be to support and enable innovations in consumer sleep technology." The council will include participants from several Read More...
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Restorative Sleep Just a Dream for Many Americans
June 25, 2015 2:10 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
New research reveals although eighty percent of physically active adults say they desire eight or more hours of sleep per night, only 41% actually do. Commissioned by mattress maker Nodical Bed , the study explored sleep patterns and attitudes among adults Read More...
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A Stark Reminder of Polio
April 10, 2015 9:19 AM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Ted Hill, MBE, CEO, The British Polio Fellowship The recent news that 107 children in the U.S. have been left paralyzed from what is being described as a “Polio-like disease” is deeply concerning. It offers a stark reminder of times gone by when the Read More...
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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...
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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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Some Doctors Opt for Treating Fewer Patients
June 28, 2010 9:41 AM by Vern Enge
As a therapist, you find yourself on both sides of a health care coin. Heads, you're a health care provider. Tails, a health care user. And just as your day-to-day job descriptions have changed over the past years, so too might your options in tomorrow's Read More...
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