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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... Read more

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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... Read more


Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

In the past, heart valve replacement required cardiothoracic open heart surgery, stopping the heart, and a perfusionist running a coronary... Read more

Las Vegas Respiratory Emergency Preparedness

Respiratory Emergency Preparedness: Las Vegas

On October 1, 2017, a lone gunman shot hundreds of people attending a concert in Las Vegas. This isn’t a... Read more

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Pneumothorax: Pigtail or Chest Tube?

A patient with a hemodynamically stable spontaneous pneumothorax can be managed as an outpatient using the placement of a small-bore pigtail catheter... Read more

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COPD, Respiratory Care & Telehealth

Hopefully, earlier this year you saw various emails and/or social media posts about the “Virtual Lobby Campaign,” AARC’s annual push... Read more

Is HIV Always Detectable?

You are told in report that your patient has a history of HIV, the chart states HIV negative. Can both be... Read more

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Exhaled Nitric Oxide, what is it good for?

I went to a lecture recently and heard Dr. Chipps, a very distinguished asthma and allergy physician from Sacramento, CA.... Read more