Top 10 Features of 2015

Just in time for the end of the year, we’re counting down our top features from 2015.

CPAP Compliance Improves Outcomes

Though post-surgery CPAP compliance stands around 42%, researchers say it decreases length of stay and complications.

PEEP as Strategy to Fight VAEs

Christiana Care implemented a pilot program in the surgical ICU.

Preventing COPD Readmissions

Utilizing non-invasive ventilation and comprehensive follow-up care in patients’ homes to help ensure they stay there.

Asthma in the ED

Assessment, treatment, education.

Capnography & Sleep Apnea

Routine capnography monitoring for the post-anesthetic obstructive sleep apnea patient.

Wearable Ventilators

Portable ventilators are helping people with chronic respiratory diseases get some much needed exercise.

Oxygen Saturation Index

A new strategy to assess the severity of hypoxic respiratory failure in newborns.

Pulmonary Hypertension

The non-specific symptoms of a PH patient can lead to extended diagnosis times.

Respiratory CEUs

The pathways are many to those required units of continuing education.

Oxygen and COPD

Debunking the hypoxic drive theory.

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