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A Memorable Experience: Attending the AARC Congress in Nashville

I just got back from one of the best professional development experiences I’ve had in years – the 2023 AARC…

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The Rules of Mechanical Ventilation

Over the last few years there have been many advances in technology that have been implemented in critical care, especially…

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Let’s Get SMART About Asthma

New GINA  Asthma Guidelines  In 2023 the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) released new treatment guidelines. The preferred treatment course…

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6 Skills and Traits Needed to be a Successful Asthma Educator

By Linda Nozart-Frierson MPH, BSRT, RRT, AE-C Respiratory Therapists are the Batman and Batgirl of the hospital, always saving the…

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Is this the world’s smallest ventilator?

The device is just 2.4 centimeters (about 1 inch) in diameter with a length of 7.4 centimeters (about 3 inches)….

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How Could Lowering Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes Change the Future of Public Health?

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OTC Primatene Mist is Back!

On November 8, 2018 the FDA approved Primatene Mist (epinephrine) to provide temporary relief for symptoms of mild, intermittent asthma….

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No Blind Sticks: Vital Element to a Patient-centric Care Model

The Patient-centric Care Model is a concept that has been evolving over the past three decades.  In 1985, professors Irwin…

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Passy Muir: Strategies for Assessment and Treatment Following Tracheostomy

On September 21, 2019, I attended Strategies for Assessment and Treatment Following Tracheostomy: An Interactive Seminar in Fort Worth, Texas…

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COPD – Which is better: LABA/LAMA or LABA/ICS?

On September 10, 2019, I attended an educational event sponsored by Scott Schumaker, Health System Business Manager, Boehringer Ingelheim, in…

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