Genomes and Genes
Summary: Care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities associated with the cardiopulmonary system. It includes the therapeutic use of medical gases and their administrative apparatus, environmental control systems, humidification, aerosols, ventilatory support, bronchopulmonary drainage and exercise, respiratory rehabilitation, assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and maintenance of natural, artificial, and mechanical airways.
Publications260 found, 100 shown here
- COPD: current therapeutic interventions and future approachesP J Barnes
National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College School of Medicine, Dovehouse St, London SW3 6LY, UK
Eur Respir J 25:1084-106. 2005..More research is needed to understand the cellular and molecular mechanisms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and to develop biomarkers and monitoring techniques to aid the development of new therapies...
- Effect of home-based pulmonary rehabilitation programme on disability in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseAman Pande
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute, University of Delhi, Delhi, India
Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 47:217-9. 2005
- Emerging concepts in outcome assessment for COPD clinical trialsSanjay A Patel
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Semin Respir Crit Care Med 26:253-62. 2005..Application of these and other emerging concepts in outcome assessment for COPD clinical trials will be examined...
- [How risky are beta-2 mimetics?]Waldtraud Paukstadt
MMW Fortschr Med 148:10. 2006
- Inhalatory therapy training: a priority challenge for the physicianAndrea S Melani
Respiratory Physiopathology and Rehabilitation, Cardiothoracic Department, Polyclinic Le Scotte, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Senese, Siena, Italy
Acta Biomed 78:233-45. 2007..Whatever the chosen inhaler, education from health caregivers has a key-role for improving inhaler technique and compliance. Differences among delivery devices represent another challenge to patient use and caregiver instruction...
- Manual hyperinflation combined with expiratory rib cage compression for reduction of length of ICU stay in critically ill patients on mechanical ventilationJuliana Savini Wey Berti
Hospital das Clínicas de Botucatu, Faculdade de Medicina de Botucatu, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, SP, Brasil
J Bras Pneumol 38:477-86. 2012..Our objective was to evaluate the effect that MH combined with expiratory rib cage compression (ERCC) has on the length of ICU stay and duration of mechanical ventilation (MV)...
- Head-down tilt and manual hyperinflation enhance sputum clearance in patients who are intubated and ventilatedSusan Berney
Department Physiotherapy, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Vic, 3084, Australia
Aust J Physiother 50:9-14. 2004..The results suggest that addition of a head-down tilt to physiotherapy treatment, including manual hyperinflation, in patients who are intubated and ventilated, increases sputum production and improves peak expiratory flow...
- The effects of three manual hyperinflation techniques on pattern of ventilation in a test lung modelL Maxwell
School of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
Anaesth Intensive Care 30:283-8. 2002..62 (0.06)], compared to protocols 2 [2.01 (0.25)] and 3 [2.10 (0.19)] but not between protocols 2 and 3. Circuit and technique choice should be considered in relation to the specific therapeutic aim of treatment...
- Effect of manual hyperinflation on haemodynamics in an animal modelLuke Anning
Department of Physiotherapy, University of Queensland, Australia
Physiother Res Int 8:155-63. 2003..The aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of manual hyperinflation on haemodynamic function in a healthy animal model, without the usual confounding effects inherent in an heterogeneous intensive care population...
- The effect of circuit type, volume delivered and "rapid release" on flow rates during manual hyperinflationLyndal J Maxwell
School of Physiotherapy, The University of Sydney, Lidcombe, New South Wales 1825
Aust J Physiother 49:31-8. 2003..Expiratory flow rate was faster for the larger volume. The theoretically optimal I:E ratio to move secretions was achieved delivering the lower target volume with the Mapleson circuits and using rapid release...
- [Influence of the respiratory physiotherapy on intracranial pressure in severe head trauma patients]Rosana A Thiesen
Unidade de Terapia Intensiva, Hospital das Clinicas, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil
Arq Neuropsiquiatr 63:110-3. 2005..To evaluate influence of the respiratory physiotherapy on intracranial pressure (ICP) in patients with severe head trauma...
- Manual hyperinflation: consistency and modification of the technique by physiotherapistsS Patman
Physiotherapy Department, Royal Perth Hospital, Box X2213 GPO, Perth WA 6847, Australia
Physiother Res Int 6:106-17. 2001....
- Neonatal respiratory therapy in the new millennium: does clinical practice reflect scientific evidence?Robyn M Hudson
Physiotherapy Department, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, Vic, 3168, Australia
Aust J Physiother 49:269-72. 2003b>Respiratory therapy has historically been considered the primary role of the physiotherapist in neonatal intensive care in Australia...
- Pulmonary rehabilitation and respiratory therapy services in the physician office settingSam Birnbaum
Medical Practice Management, Hilton Head Island, SC, USA
Chest 129:169-73. 2006....
- Improving collaboration among medical, nursing and respiratory therapy students through interprofessional simulationAimee Elizabeth Ann King
Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron, Center for Simulation and Integrated Healthcare Education, Akron, OH 44308, USA
J Interprof Care 27:269-71. 2013This project involved the implementation of simulation-based scenarios to train students within nursing, respiratory therapy and medical fields in interprofessional practice...
- Respiratory muscle endurance training in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: impact on exercise capacity, dyspnea, and quality of lifeT A Scherer
Department of Internal Medicine, Triemli Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 162:1709-14. 2000..In conclusion, home-based respiratory muscle endurance training with the new device used in this study is feasible and has beneficial effects in subjects with COPD and ventilatory limitation...
- Airway clearance: physiology, pharmacology, techniques, and practiceDean R Hess
Respiratory Care, Ellison 401, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Respir Care 52:1392-6. 2007..Appropriately powered and methodologically sound research is desperately needed in this area...
- Peak pressures during manual ventilationMohamed Turki
Vermont Lung Center, Fletcher Allen Health Care, University of Vermont, College of Medicine, Burlington 05405 0075, USA
Respir Care 50:340-4. 2005..Such high pressure might injure alveoli in some patients...
- [Guideline conformance for outpatient management of COPD in Germany]T Glaab
Medizinischer Fachbereich Pneumologie, Munchen
Dtsch Med Wochenschr 131:1203-8. 2006..The aim of the present survey was to investigate their initial management of COPD in Germany based on current guidelines and to identify any deviations...
- Inter-observer agreement between physicians, nurses, and respiratory therapists for respiratory clinical evaluation in bronchiolitisV Gajdos
Unité Inserm U 822, Le Kremlin Bicetre, France
Pediatr Pulmonol 44:754-62. 2009..Thus, once the validity of this test has been confirmed in a large population sample, it should be possible to use this test to monitor children hospitalized with bronchiolitis and as an endpoint in clinical trials...
- Atelectatic children treated with intrapulmonary percussive ventilation via a face mask: clinical trial and literature overviewThi Kim Yen Ha
Department of Physiotherapy, Paediatric Hospital No 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Pediatr Int 49:502-7. 2007..This study aimed to follow the evolution of atelectasis resolution with noninvasive IPV in young children and to detect eventual adverse effects...
- Pattern of ventilation during manual hyperinflation performed by physiotherapistsL J Maxwell
School of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, PO Box 170, Lidcombe, Australia 1825
Anaesthesia 62:27-33. 2007..This is the first study to document comprehensively the pattern of ventilation during manual hyperinflation and provides the basis for further clinical trials evaluating its effectiveness for secretion clearance and volume restoration...
- [Indications of conventional chest physiotherapy in acute bronchiolitis]Liliana Bohé
Sección de Terapia Respiratoria, Hospital Privado de Cordoba, Argentina
Medicina (B Aires) 64:198-200. 2004..00 (+/- 2.00) vs 3.87 (+/- 1.30) in the control group, p=0.84. Chest physiotherapy does not produce clinically important benefits in the treatment of acute bronchiolitis...
- Late displacement of a ventricular pacing lead after respiratory therapyR Arroyo Espliguero
Department of Cardiology, Hospital Clinica Puerta de Hierro, Madrid, Spain
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 24:1693-5. 2001..of the ventricular electrode of a DDD pacemaker occurring 3 years after implantation following a session of respiratory therapy. The incident provoked the loss of the ventricular pacing and left pectoral stimulation...
- High-frequency oscillatory ventilation in adults: respiratory therapy issuesJason Higgins
Parkland Health and Hospital System, Respiratory Care Department, Dallas, TX, USA
Crit Care Med 33:S196-203. 2005..To summarize clinical information and assessment techniques relevant to respiratory therapists caring for adult patients on high-frequency oscillatory ventilation (HFOV)...
- Pulmonary function and sputum production in patients with cystic fibrosis: a pilot study comparing the PercussiveTech HF device and standard chest physiotherapyJohn H Marks
Pediatric Pulmonary Division, Department of Pediatrics, Michigan State University, Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies, MI 49008, USA
Chest 125:1507-11. 2004....
- Evidence for a link between mortality in acute COPD and hospital type and resourcesC M Roberts
Clinical Effectiveness Evaluation Unit, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
Thorax 58:947-9. 2003..This pilot study examined the hypothesis as a factor to be included in a future national audit programme...
- Evidence-based asthma managementThomas J Kallstrom
Respiratory Care Services, Fairview Hospital, Cleveland OH 44111, USA
Respir Care 49:783-92. 2004..Metered-dose inhalers are no more or less effective, overall, than other aerosol-delivery devices for the delivery of beta(2) agonists or inhaled corticosteroids, so the least expensive delivery method should be chosen...
- Inhalation solutions: which one are allowed to be mixed? Physico-chemical compatibility of drug solutions in nebulizersWolfgang Kamin
Kinderklinik und Kinderpoliklinik der Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz, Langenbeckstr 1, D 55101 Mainz, Germany
J Cyst Fibros 5:205-13. 2006..Besides studies of the physico-chemical compatibility, the aerodynamic behaviour of physico-chemical mixtures needs to be studied before a final recommendation of simultaneous nebulization of compatible admixtures can be made...
- Treatment of chronic respiratory failure: lung volume reduction surgery versus rehabilitationM Decramer
Respiratory Division, University Hospital, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
Eur Respir J Suppl 47:47s-56s. 2003..The technique is undergoing considerable progress as numerous new surgical and endoscopic procedures are currently being developed. The results of these procedures have not yet been systematically evaluated...
- Results of a physician and respiratory therapist collaborative effort to improve long-term metered-dose inhaler technique in a pediatric asthma clinicBeena A Minai
Department of Pediatrics, MetroHealth Medical Center, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
Respir Care 49:600-5. 2004..We operate an inner-city Pediatric Asthma Compliance and Technique (PACT) clinic in which physicians and respiratory therapists collaborate to improve metered-dose inhaler (MDI) technique and outcomes among asthmatic children...
- [Inhalation steroids in COPD: of value only for asthma patients!]Michael Hien
MMW Fortschr Med 145:16. 2003
- Therapist driven protocolsM Vitacca
Respiratory Intensive Care Units, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Scientific Institute of Gussago, Via Pindolo 23, 25064 Gussago, BS, Italy
Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 59:342-4. 2003
- Medical management of chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseFrank C Sciurba
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 1211 Kaufmann Building, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Chest Surg Clin N Am 13:615-29. 2003..The focus on outcome parameters other than expiratory flow rates, such as symptoms, quality of life, exercise tolerance, and exacerbation frequency, might also allow effective development of novel disease-modifying agents...
- Respiratory outcome in late childhood after neonatal continuous negative pressure ventilationK Telford
School of Human Development, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 92:F19-24. 2007..In the original trial, there were advantages in the duration of oxygen and the prevalence of chronic lung disease for those assigned to receive CNEP...
- Advances in asthma and COPD management: delivering CFC-free inhaled therapy using Modulite technologyD Acerbi
Chiesi Farmaceutici s p a, Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics, Via Palermo 26 A, 43100 Parma, Parma, Italy
Pulm Pharmacol Ther 20:290-303. 2007....
- [The role of volume reduction surgery in the therapy of early stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease]Attila Vasko
Debreceni Egyetem, Orvos és Egészségtudományi Centrum, Általános Orvostudományi Kar, Tüdogyógyászati Klinika
Orv Hetil 147:2091-6. 2006..The invasive options has a risk of both mortality and morbidity, they are directed only at patients who remain symptomatic despite optimal medical treatment...
- Home respiratory muscle training in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseElvia Battaglia
Pulmonary Department, San Carlo Borromeo Hospital, and Department of Pathology, University of Milan, Italy
Respirology 11:799-804. 2006..The objective of this study was to assess the efficacy of the constant use of a new flow-volumetric inspiratory exerciser, named Respivol, in improving respiratory functional parameters in COPD patients...
- Pulmonary rehabilitation improves exercise tolerance in patients with bronchiectasisJudy Bradley
Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Research Institute, University of Ulster
Aust J Physiother 52:65. 2006
- Inhalation therapy with metered-dose inhalers and dry powder inhalers in mechanically ventilated patientsRajiv Dhand
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Environmental Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia, 65212, USA
Respir Care 50:1331-4; discussion 1344-5. 2005..In mechanically ventilated patients, pMDIs are a cost-effective, convenient, and safe method for delivering bronchodilator aerosols...
- Psychosocial conditions do not affect short-term outcome of multidisciplinary rehabilitation in chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseJacob C Trappenburg
Respiratory Rehabilitation and Respiratory Division, University Hospitals, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1788-92. 2005..To characterize patients referred for pulmonary rehabilitation on a large number of psychologic and sociodemographic variables and to determine the contribution of these variables on the response to rehabilitation...
- New roles for respiratory therapists: expanding the scope of practiceDiana Merendino
Department of Cardiopulmonary Science, School of Allied Health Professions, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
Respir Care Clin N Am 11:543-55. 2005..As the baby boomer generation ages, and the incidence of chronic illness increases, respiratory therapists will be in even greater demand...
- Bone mineral density improvement after lung volume reduction surgery for severe emphysemaTommaso Claudio Mineo
Division of Thoracic Surgery, Tor Vergata University Policlinic, Rome, Italy
Chest 127:1960-6. 2005..In patients with severe emphysema, bone mineral density (BMD) is reduced and the risk of osteoporosis is increased...
- Inhaled corticosteroids and the beneficial effect of deep inspiration in asthmaNicola Scichilone
Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:693-9. 2005..After steroid treatment, the beneficial effects of deep inspiration become significant determinants of the magnitude of airway hyperresponsiveness...
- Shortness of breath--is it chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?Christine F McDonald
Institute for Breathing and Sleep, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
Aust Fam Physician 34:541-5. 2005..Of all the major diseases, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the one for which the burden is increasing the fastest...
- Pulmonary rehabilitation and COPDAndrew L Ries
Department of Medicine and Family and Preventive Medicine, UCSD Medical Center 8377, University of California San Diego, 200 W Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
Semin Respir Crit Care Med 26:133-41. 2005..Pulmonary rehabilitation has also been included as an adjunct to surgical programs such as lung transplantation and lung volume reduction surgery...
- Instruction of hospitalized patients by respiratory therapists on metered-dose inhaler use leads to decrease in patient errorsWon S Song
Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington 98431, USA
Respir Care 50:1040-5. 2005..Hospitalized patients have been shown to make several errors in using metered-dose inhalers (MDIs), which can lead to poor medication delivery...
- Aerosol deposition in neonatal ventilationJean C Dubus
INSERM U618, Service de Pneumologie, CHU Bretonneau, 2 boulevard Tonnelle, 37044 Tours, France
Pediatr Res 58:10-4. 2005..Availability of Aerogen's electronic micropump nebulizers offers new opportunities to study clinical efficacy and risks of aerosol therapy in ventilated neonates...
- Noninvasive ventilation for acute respiratory failureAdnan Majid
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
Curr Opin Crit Care 11:77-81. 2005..This review critically examines recent literature related to applications of noninvasive ventilation in the acute setting...
- Deposition of aerosols in infants and childrenKaren G Schüepp
Swiss Paediatric Respiratory Research Group, Department of Respiratory Medicine, University Children s Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
J Aerosol Med 17:153-6. 2004..The development of combinations of delivery devices and drug formulations fulfilling the requirements for an efficient inhalation therapy in young children is likely to increase the therapeutical options in this age group...
- [Results of an ambulatory respiratory rehabilitation program: observations in 100 COPD patients]O Leleu
Service de Pneumologie, Centre Hospitalier, 43, rue de l Isle, 80100 Abbeville
Rev Pneumol Clin 61:359-64. 2005..Respiratory rehabilitation is a multidisciplinary approach enabling personalized management adapted for each patient's handicap...
- Pharmacologic therapy for the treatment of asthma in childrenL Waikart
Department of Clinical Allergy and Immunology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA
Minerva Pediatr 56:457-67. 2004..This article reviews many of these medications, their actions, side effects, relative efficacy, and their indications for pediatric asthma treatment...
- [Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease]Nicolas Roche
Service de Pneumologie et Reanimation, hôpital de l Hôtel dieu, 75004 Paris
Rev Prat 55:1569-74. 2005
- [Diagnosis and management of exacerbations and acute respiratory failure in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease]Thomas Similowski
Service de Pneumologie et Reanimation, Groupe Hospitalier La Pitié Salpêtrière, 75651 Paris 13
Rev Prat 54:1438-44. 2004..The prevention of acute episodes of COPD is best achieved through tobacco cessation and influenza vaccine. Finally, an acute episode may be an opportunity to make a diagnosis of COPD if this has not been done before...
- [Means and organisation of the management of severe forms of COPD]Jean Francois Muir
Service de pneumologie et unité de soins intensifs respiratoires, CHU Rouen, 76031 Rouen
Rev Prat 54:1445-50. 2004....
- [Management of COPD: a review]C Steurer-Stey
Medizinische Poliklinik, Universitatsspital Zurich
Praxis (Bern 1994) 93:1673-8. 2004..For patients who have developed COPD, a variety of treatment options are available and much can be done to improve the well being of patients with COPD. A review of the management of COPD is presented...
- Pulmonary rehabilitation: analysis of a clinical serviceRachel Garrod
School of Physiotherapy, Kingston University, London, UK
Physiother Res Int 9:111-20. 2004..However, less is known about real-life clinical rehabilitation services. Data were analysed from a clinical pulmonary rehabilitation service provided in the UK, consisting of seven weeks' twice-weekly training and education...
- Hyperpolarized HHe 3 MRI of the lung in cystic fibrosis: assessment at baseline and after bronchodilator and airway clearance treatmentKimiknu Mentore
Department of Radiology, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA
Acad Radiol 12:1423-9. 2005....
- Effect of inhalation of thermal water on airway inflammation in chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseManuela Pellegrini
Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani, 2 35128 Padova PD, Italy
Respir Med 99:748-54. 2005..However, the short-term improvement in some components health-related quality of life was not related with changes in lung function or with the degree of airway inflammation...
- Issues in inhalation therapy: a new series of papers from the ADMIT Working GroupP N Richard Dekhuijzen
Prim Care Respir J 16:335-6. 2007
- Gender and the diagnosis, management, and surveillance of chronic obstructive pulmonary diseasePat G Camp
James Hogg iCAPTURE Centre for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Research, St Paul s Hospital, 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1Y6
Proc Am Thorac Soc 4:686-91. 2007..Current knowledge from the literature coupled with discussions from a 1-day symposium on gender and COPD diagnosis, management, and surveillance are detailed, including recommendations on where future research endeavors may be targeted...
- A randomized clinical trial of an activity and exercise adherence intervention in chronic pulmonary diseaseBonnie G Steele
Primary Care and Specialty Medicine Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:404-12. 2008..To evaluate the effectiveness of an exercise adherence intervention to maintain daily activity, adherence to exercise, and exercise capacity over 1 year after completion of an outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation program...
- Modern treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseP M Calverley
Dept of Medicine, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, UK
Eur Respir J Suppl 34:60s-66s. 2001..Acute exacerbations require higher doses of bronchodilators and short courses of oral corticosteroids. New drug treatment is a major priority for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease research...
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: evaluation and treatment of respiratory impairmentNoah Lechtzin
Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
Amyotroph Lateral Scler Other Motor Neuron Disord 3:5-13. 2002..Tracheostomy with long-term mechanical ventilation is not frequently used but can be an important component of care for ALS. This review describes an approach to respiratory evaluation and care of patients with ALS...
- Bronchiectasis-clinical casesJennifer L Holmes
Dis Mon 54:573-80. 2008
- Clinical review: severe asthmaSpyros Papiris
Department of Critical Care and Pulmonary Services, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
Crit Care 6:30-44. 2002..Finally, after successful treatment and prior to discharge, a careful strategy for prevention of subsequent asthma attacks is imperative...
- [Bronchopulmonary dysplasia and corticosteroid therapy]A Cherif
Service de Gynécologie Obstétrique B, Unité de néonatologie, Hopital Charles Nicolle, Boulevard 9 avril, 1006 Tunis, Tunisie
Arch Pediatr 9:159-68. 2002..Inhaled steroids are associated with less adverse effects than dexamethasone administration, but they are also less effective...
- Pulmonary rehabilitation after acute COPD exacerbationM J Bernier
School of Nursing, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, Texas, USA
Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 13:375-87. 2001..Nursing can and should assume a leadership role in such initiatives...
- [Respiratory rehabilitation in patients with bronchial asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in Kinshasa]J Muzembo Ndundu
, Cliniques Universitaires de Kinshasa, , , RD Congo
Rev Pneumol Clin 57:209-18. 2001..The pulmonary rehabilitation program changes the quality of life of COPD patients who are able to move about better for longer periods of time, have a longer walking distance, and improved physical activity level...
- [Double-DMP for asthma and COPD. The family physician and pulmonologist must work closely with each other]Michael Barczok
MMW Fortschr Med 149:37-8. 2007
- Cystic fibrosis: current trends in respiratory careJeffrey S Wagener
Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, The Children s Hospital, Denver, Colorado 80218, USA
Respir Care 48:234-45; discussion 246-7. 2003..Thus, in the absence of a cure, effective respiratory therapy is the primary means to extend and improve the quality of life for the cystic fibrosis patient...
- Effects of respiratory therapist-directed protocol on prescription and outcomes of pulmonary rehabilitation in COPD inpatientsAntonio Tramacere
Fondazione ONLUS Villa Pineta and Division of Pneumology and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, University of Modena Reggio Emilia, Pavullo, Italy
Respiration 71:60-5. 2004..The use of respiratory therapist-directed (RD) protocols in non-ICU hospitalized patients decreases respiratory care charges as compared with physician-directed (PD) protocols...
- Optimizing treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: an assessment of current therapiesRobert A Wise
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
Am J Med 120:S4-13. 2007..A treatment algorithm that combines both pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic interventions for the management of COPD is presented...
- [Management of acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)]A Gillissen
Robert Koch Klinik, Klinikum St Georg, Leipzig
Dtsch Med Wochenschr 128:1721-7. 2003
- Inspiratory muscle training: integrative review of use in conditions other than COPDCynthia A Padula
University of Rhode Island, College of Nursing, Kingston 02881, USA
Res Theory Nurs Pract 21:98-118. 2007..Emphasis is placed on what has been learned, remaining questions, future applications, and significance to practice...
- [Diagnosis and management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease]Kestutis Malakauskas
Department of Pulmonology and Immunology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 2, 50009 Kaunas, Lithuania
Medicina (Kaunas) 41:171-9. 2005..Pulmonary rehabilitation benefits most patients. Patients with hypoxemia suffering from more severe disease may require a long-term oxygen therapy. Surgical intervention may help a limited number of patients...
- [Education of COPD patient--between pessimism and reserved optimism]Florin Mihaltan
Institutul de Pneumologie M Nasta, Bucuresti
Pneumologia 55:69-73. 2006
- [Follow up of asthmatic children: definition and measurement tools]J De Blic
Service de pneumologie et allergologie pédiatriques, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, Paris, France
Rev Mal Respir 25:695-704. 2008..Among the non-invasive measurements of airway inflammation the measurement of expired nitric oxide (NO) is the best established. The measurement of expired NO could improve some paraclinical parameters that are not monitored routinely...
- Comparison of lung deposition in two types of nebulization: intrapulmonary percussive ventilation vs jet nebulizationGregory Reychler
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Avenue Hippocrate 10, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
Chest 125:502-8. 2004..So-called intrapulmonary percussive ventilation (IPV), frequently coupled with a nebulizer, is increasingly used as a physiotherapy technique; however, its physiologic and clinical values have not been rigorously assessed...
- [Indications from the anamnesis. Asthma: simply to be thought of for the first time]Gertrud Wichtmann
MMW Fortschr Med 147:52. 2005
- A survey of albuterol administration practices in intubated patients in the neonatal intensive care unitJulie Ballard
Respiratory Care Department, Primary Children s Medical Center, 100 North Medical Drive, Salt Lake City UT 84113 1100, USA
Respir Care 47:31-8. 2002....
- Nebulized bronchodilator formulations: unit-dose or multi-dose?Joseph L Rau
Cardiopulmonary Care Sciences, MSC 8R0319, Georgia State University, 33 Gilmer Street SE, Unit 8, Atlanta GA 30303 3088
Respir Care 48:926-39. 2003..Nosocomial infections linked to the use of multi-dose bronchodilator nebulizer formulations have been reported in the literature...
- The inhalation of drugs: advantages and problemsJoseph L Rau
Department of Cardiopulmonary Care Sciences, Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA
Respir Care 50:367-82. 2005..therapy developed relatively late, following the 1974 Sugarloaf Conference on the scientific basis of respiratory therapy. Early data on the drug-delivery efficiency of the common aerosol delivery devices (MDI, DPI, and nebulizer)..
- A pilot study of aerosolized N-acetylcysteine for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosisHiromi Tomioka
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Nishi Kobe Medical Center, Kobe, Japan
Respirology 10:449-55. 2005..Since oxidative stress plays an important role in the pathogenesis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, an open, randomized trial of long-term inhalation therapy with the antioxidant, N-acetylcysteine was conducted...
- The impact of a respiratory therapy consult service on house officers' knowledge of respiratory care orderingJ K Stoller
Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
Respir Care 45:945-52. 2000....
- The acute effects of body position strategies and respiratory therapy in paralyzed patients with acute lung injuryK Davis
University of Cincinnati, Department of Surgery, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0558, USA
Crit Care 5:81-7. 2001..This trial was designed to measure the physiological effects of routine turning and respiratory therapy in comparison with continuous lateral rotation (CLR).
- Novolizer: how does it fit into inhalation therapy?Helgo Magnussen
Hospital Grosshansdorf, Center for Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery, Grosshansdorf, Germany
Curr Med Res Opin 21:S39-46; discussion S47. 2005..The Novolizer uses an advanced DPI technology and may improve patient compliance...
- Achievements and challenges on policies for allied health professionals who use telehealth in the Canadian ArcticD Hailey
Health Telematics Unit, University of Calgary, Canada
J Telemed Telecare 11:S39-41. 2005..midwifery, occupational therapy, ophthalmic services, pharmacy, physiotherapy, psychology, respiratory therapy, social work and speech therapy...
- Long-term observations of the clinical course after step down of corticosteroid inhalation therapy in adult chronic asthmatics: correlation with serum levels of eosinophil cationic proteinKenji Baba
Division of Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, Department of Internal Medicine, Aichi Medical University, School of Medicine, Yazako, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan
Respirology 7:255-66. 2002..This deterioration is significantly abrogated by pranlukast, a leukotriene receptor antagonist, or by seratrodast, a thromboxane A2 receptor antagonist. However, these results were based on short-term (less than 6 months) observations...
- Preliminary evaluation of high-frequency chest compression for secretion clearance in mechanically ventilated patientsJ Whitman
Healtheast Bethesda Lutheran Hospital, St Paul, MN 55102
Respir Care 38:1081-7. 1993..We monitored the reliability of the device and distributed a survey questionnaire to the entire respiratory therapy staff to assess utility...
- Nebulized 3% hypertonic saline solution treatment in hospitalized infants with viral bronchiolitisAvigdor Mandelberg
Pediatric Pulmonary Unit, The Edith Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
Chest 123:481-7. 2003..To determine the utility of inhaled hypertonic saline solution to treat infants hospitalized with viral bronchiolitis...
- Effect of educational and policy interventions on institutional utilization of wet nebulization respiratory drugs and portable inhalersDonna O Lowe
Department of Pharmacy Services, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario
Can J Clin Pharmacol 15:e334-43. 2008..treatment guidelines support the preferential use of portable inhalers (PIs) over wet nebulization (WN) respiratory therapy. Hospital- and community-based educational initiatives and a community-based provincial drug program policy ..
- Intensified voice therapy: a new model for the rehabilitation of patients suffering from functional dysphoniasMichael J Fischer
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Hanover Medical School, Hanover, Germany
Int J Rehabil Res 32:348-55. 2009..physical medicine, including physiotherapy (orthotherapy, detonisation and training of the trunk muscles, respiratory therapy and others), manual therapy (mobilization of the cervical spine), inhalations, vibration massages, ..
- Effects of mild processing pressures on the performance of dry powder inhaler formulations for inhalation therapy. 1: Budesonide and lactoseSteve R Marek
College of Pharmacy, Division of Pharmaceutics, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
Eur J Pharm Biopharm 78:97-106. 2011..It was shown that simulations of storage and transport in an industrial scale hopper can induce significant variations in formulation performance, and it is speculated that this could be a source of batch-to-batch variations...
- Problem pathogens (Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter)J Chastre
Service de Reanimation Medicale, H pital Bichat Claude Bernard, Paris, France
Semin Respir Infect 15:287-98. 2000..little doubt that of all these factors, extended ICU care because of severe underlying disease, prolonged respiratory therapy with mechanical ventilation, and prior antimicrobial therapy are the most important...
- An outbreak of Burkholderia cepacia associated with contamination of albuterol and nasal sprayConcepcion F Estivariz
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Chest 130:1346-53. 2006..In March 2004, we investigated a hospital outbreak of Bcc possibly associated with a contaminated nasal spray...
- Respiratory care management information systemsRichard M Ford
Respiratory Services, University of California, San Diego Medical Center, CA 92103 8771, USA
Respir Care 49:367-75; discussion 375-7. 2004..A centralized respiratory therapy department with an RCMIS is the most efficient and cost-effective way to monitor work demand and manage the ..
- [Perioperative nitric oxide inhalation therapy for open heart surgery patients with pulmonary hypertension]Xiang Yu Zhang
Surgery Intensive Care Unit, Shanghai Tenth People s Hospital, Shanghai Tongji University, Shanghai, China
Zhongguo Wei Zhong Bing Ji Jiu Yi Xue 19:546-8. 2007..To investigate effectiveness and safety of perioperative nitric oxide (NO) inhalation therapy for open heart surgery patients with pulmonary hypertension...
- [Inhalation therapy with nitric oxide in pulmonary hypertension: Comparison of preterm infants versus newborn infants]G Schmolzer
Klinische Abteilung für Neonatologie, Universitätsklinik für Kinder und Jugendheilkunde Graz, Osterreich
Klin Padiatr 215:257-61. 2003..Inhaled nitric oxide (iNO) is used as a vasodilator in pulmonary hypertension (PH) of the newborn infant...
- Utility of N-terminal brain natriuretic peptide plasma concentrations in comparison to lactate and troponin in children with congenital heart disease following open-heart surgeryT S Mir
Pediatric Cardiology, University Heart Center Hamburg, Martinistrasse 52, 20246, Hamburg, Germany
Pediatr Cardiol 27:209-16. 2006..Supply and duration of catecholamines, vasodilators, and respiratory therapy were determined and correlated to N-BNP...
- Effects of inhaled FK 506 on the suppression of acute rejection after lung transplantation: use of a rat orthotopic lung transplantation modelAkira Ingu
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Hokkaido, Japan
J Heart Lung Transplant 24:538-43. 2005..FK 506 inhalant was recently developed for localized administration. We investigated its effects on acute lung allograft rejection and compared its efficacy with that of intramuscular administration of FK 506...
- NO TOXICITY: REDOX REGULATION OF LUNG CELL THIOREDOXINJawaharlal Patel; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Breath controlled Computer Game Controller for Asthma TherapyPeter Bingham; Fiscal Year: 2010..further develop hardware and software for breath-controlled videogames that will function as an adjunct to respiratory therapy in asthma as well as for other chronic respiratory diseases...
- A point-of-care device for generating nitric oxide for inhalationRobert L Whalen; Fiscal Year: 2011....
- Protective Role of Carbon Monoxide in Hepatic I/R InjuryNoriko Murase; Fiscal Year: 2010..Our long-term goal in this proposal is to harness the benefit of CO pathway to improve early liver graft function and minimize the morbidity associated with severe preservation injury by fully exploring the regulatory mechanisms of CO. ..
- Antibiofilm/Antimicrobial Combination for Infections Associated with Vascular CatMohammad D Mansouri; Fiscal Year: 2010..Although we will only experiment this model in the laboratory and with animals at this stage, this project mainly targets hospitalized patients who depend on intravenous means to receive drugs or nutrition. ..
- MULTICENTER NETWORK OF NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNITSMichele Walsh; Fiscal Year: 2013..of pediatric medical and surgical subspecialists together with strong nationally recognized programs in respiratory therapy, nursing, genetics, radiology, and pediatric pathology...
- Nanoparticle Generator for Animal Inhalation ExperimentsAmir Naqwi; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Specialized therapies by children, correlates of useKAREN KUHLTAHU; Fiscal Year: 2003..of use of specialized therapies (physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, language therapy, respiratory therapy, and home health) in children and in children with chronic conditions and injuries...
- ACIDOSIS IN NEONATAL AND DEVELOPING ANIMALSCHESTER EDELMANN; Fiscal Year: 1980..In addition, the renal function of animals given continuous distending pressure respiratory therapy will be assessed in order to examine its impact...
- IMPROVED INHALATION THERAPY OF AIDS-RELATED INFECTIONSMICHAEL VIOLANTE; Fiscal Year: 1991..g., poorly soluble steroids and sustained release formulations of mast cell stabilizers to the lung periphery. Systemic delivery of peptides and other pharmaceuticals may also be improved by knowledge acquired in this project...
- COMPUTER-BASED RESPIRATORY SUPPORT CONSULTANTDANIEL LINDSTROM; Fiscal Year: 1993..The aim of this project is a major expansion and refinement of an existing experimental computer-based respiratory therapy decision support system, until it is complete and reliable enough for routine use in our Neonatal Intensive ..
- DRY POWDER COATINGS FOR IMPROVED TUBERCULOSIS THERAPIESJames Talton; Fiscal Year: 2000....
- Ultra-High Dose-Rate Aerosol Drug DeliveryJINGHAI YI; Fiscal Year: 2004..SUPRAER(tm) will decrease the time of inhalation therapy as well as broaden the range of therapeutic agents that can be successfully administered via the respiratory tract. ..
- PORTABLE OXYGEN-ENRICHER FOR INHALATION THERAPYARYE GOLLAN; Fiscal Year: 1990....
- RM/NEI DRY POWDER INHALATION THERAPY FOR CYSTIC FIBROSISDIANNE KENNEY; Fiscal Year: 1999..The Center for Blood Research has secured broad patent protection for rM/NEI. ..
- MOLECULAR MECHANISMS OF NO INDUCED LUNG CELL INJURYJawaharlal Patel; Fiscal Year: 2000....
- Tobacco Cessation via Public Health Dental ClinicsJudith Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2008..4) The RE-AIM framework will be used to translate and evaluate the intervention in a "real world'' setting. 5) It is a disseminable model that, if effective, can used by public dental clinics throughout the US. ..
- Tobacco Quitlines: An Adjunct to Dental InterventionsJudith Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2006..In addition, we will conduct an economic analysis to determine the relative cost effectiveness of each intervention. ..
- Modeling of Aerosol Transport in Alveolated AirwaysChantal Darquenne; Fiscal Year: 2009..The results of this study will provide a link to the mechanisms by which even seemingly modest PM exposure can cause or exacerbate lung disease and will also help to better design spatial targeting of inhaled drugs. ..
- Susceptibility Testing, Treatment Choices, and Outcomes of MDR-GNB InfectionsLisa Saiman; Fiscal Year: 2009..Carefully conducted observational studies and clinically relevant in vitro antimicrobial susceptibility testing, hold the greatest promise to improve the treatment of patients infected with mutidrug-resistant organisms. ..
- Exercise, stress, and wound healing among older adultsCHARLES FISKE EMERY; Fiscal Year: 2010..In turn, the results may have- implications for treating older adults who suffer dermal wounds or are recovering from surgery. ..
- Obesity, Inflammation and Response to Therapy in AsthmaEVERETT RAND SUTHERLAND; Fiscal Year: 2010..End of Abstract) ..
- Development of a Highly Efficient Personal Sampler to collect Viable BioaerosolsYung Sung Cheng; Fiscal Year: 2010..The new device will not only be beneficial in occupational settings, but may also have future potential in high risk areas such as those following any possible biological attack. ..
- Alcohol, Sleep and Brain DevelopmentIAN COLRAIN; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Red Blood Cells, Nitric Oxide and Pulmonary CirculationSteven Deem; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- EXPIRATORY MUSCLE ACTIVATION TO PRODUCE COUGHAnthony DiMarco; Fiscal Year: 2003..Restoration of affective cough mechanism may allow patients with spinal cord injury to clear secretions more easily, reduce the incidence of respiratory complication and, ultimately, improve their life quality. ..
- DISPARITIES IN ASTHMA AMONG ELDERLY IN WEST TEXASAhmed Arif; Fiscal Year: 2003..A similar comparison will be made to evaluate urban/rural differences. ..
- Burkholderia sp: Identification of major clonal lineagesJohn LiPuma; Fiscal Year: 2004..mallei and B. pseudomallei. ..
- Basic Mechanisms of Delayed Sleep Phase SyndromeJAMES WYATT; Fiscal Year: 2004..g., constant routine protocol), and initiating the first step in programmatic research for this investigator (basic mechanisms, diagnostic protocols, and evidence-based treatments for circadian phase disorders, beginning with DSPS). ..
- Combined Intercostal and Diaphragm PacingAnthony DiMarco; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- HYPOXIC PULMONARY VASOCANSTRICTION AND RED BLOOD CELLSSteven Deem; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Polestriding versus Walking for PAD RehabilitationEileen Collins; Fiscal Year: 2009..Analysis: Data will be analyzed using descriptive statistics, repeated measures ANOVA and linear regression analysis. Potential co-variates such as smoking and medication use will be monitored and analyzed. ..
- Strategies for Improving Sedation Outcomes in the ICUJOHN KRESS; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Occupational Asthmagens in Cleaners: A Focus Group StudyAhmed Arif; Fiscal Year: 2005..The information from the focus group interviews will be used to develop JEM and a draft survey instrument for use among cleaners. ..
- Inhalation Dosimetry/Exposure Index of Fiber AerosolYung Sung Cheng; Fiscal Year: 2006..Sampling devices based on this size-selection definition can be developed in the future for improved assessment of worker exposure. ..
- Alcoholism, Sleep and the BrainIAN COLRAIN; Fiscal Year: 2007..Hypothesis 4: Small amplitude, production rate and power of sleep electrophysiological variables in recently detoxified alcoholics will predict early relapse. ..
- Strategies to Improve COPD ManagementRichard Casaburi; Fiscal Year: 2007..These studies should have immediate impact on treatment strategies for large poor-prognosis subgroups of COPD patients. ..
- Spinal Cord Stimulation to Restore Cough In HumansAnthony DiMarco; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Responsivity of homocysteine to behavioral stressCharles Emery; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..