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How to Quit Smoking

Why quitting seems so hard Your personal stop smoking plan Smoking triggers Nicotine withdrawal Cigarette cravings Preventing weight gain Medication and therapy What to do if you relapse Start your stop smoking plan with START S = Set a quit date. Choose a date within the next 2 weeks, so …Read the Rest

How to Quit Smoking
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How to Quit Smoking

Why quitting seems so hard Your personal stop smoking plan Smoking triggers Nicotine withdrawal Cigarette cravings Preventing weight gain Medication …Read the Rest

Asthma refresher for RN’s
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Asthma refresher for RN’s

PowerPoint refresher Asthma: AsthmaManagementUpdate

Forced oscillation technique (FOT)- Pediatric Asthma
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Forced oscillation technique (FOT)- Pediatric Asthma

Chestnet.org: Pediatric asthma lacks sensitive objective measures for asthma monitoring. The forced oscillation technique (FOT) offers strong feasibility across the …Read the Rest

COPD Drug Tudorza Pressair Wins FDA Approval
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COPD Drug Tudorza Pressair Wins FDA Approval

Tudorza Pressair, distributed by Forest Laboratories subsidiary Forest Pharmaceuticals of St. Louis, is a long-acting dry powder that is inhaled …Read the Rest

What is COPD and Empysema
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What is COPD and Empysema

Living Well with COPD

KALYDECO® (ivacaftor) -Treatment of cystic fibrosis
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KALYDECO® (ivacaftor) -Treatment of cystic fibrosis

KALYDECO® (ivacaftor) is a prescription medicine for the treatment of cystic fibrosis in patients ages six and older who have …Read the Rest

Device fitted under the skin could end misery of chronic snoring
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Device fitted under the skin could end misery of chronic snoring

  A tiny device placed under the skin can relieve a type of chronic snoringthat can double the risk of death, …Read the Rest

Preoxygenation and Prevention of Desaturation During Emergency Airway Management
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Preoxygenation and Prevention of Desaturation During Emergency Airway Management

CAN APNEIC OXYGENATION EXTEND THE DURATION OF SAFE APNEA? Scott D. Weingart, MD, Richard M. Levitan, MD Alveoli will continue …Read the Rest

High Humidity O2 Delivery
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High Humidity O2 Delivery

  Delivering Nasal High Flow A combination of: Heated Humidifier Delivery circuit that preserves humidity Air/Oxygen Blender Maxventuri blender (10-60l/min) …Read the Rest

Major revision of its Global Strategy for Asthma Management and Prevention.
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Major revision of its Global Strategy for Asthma Management and Prevention.

On World Asthma Day, May 6, 2014, the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) is launching a major revision of its …Read the Rest

It’s allergy season!!
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It’s allergy season!!

Aerobiology Research Laboratories: Check Vancouver now Aerobiology Research Laboratories is the only organization that monitors outdoor pollen and spore levels …Read the Rest

Interesting Facts About the Respiratory System… Kids to Parents information
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Interesting Facts About the Respiratory System… Kids to Parents information

SOURCE: http://breath.ygoy.com Do you know that there are 1500 miles of airways in the lungs of human beings? Who laugh …Read the Rest

Medical health officer calls for e-cigarette ban
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Medical health officer calls for e-cigarette ban

by  Adrian MacNair – South Delta Leader posted Jan 22, 2014 at 9:00 AM— updated Jan 22, 2014 at 10:52 AM   The rise in popularity of electronic …Read the Rest

Smokers Lung VS Health Lung
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Smokers Lung VS Health Lung

  Smokers Lung Vs Healthy Lung

High STOP-Bang score indicates a high probability of obstructive sleep apnea
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High STOP-Bang score indicates a high probability of obstructive sleep apnea

Conclusions In the surgical population, a STOP-Bang score of 5–8 identified patients with high probability of moderate/severe OSA. The STOP-Bang score …Read the Rest

Air pollution nine-times deadlier than car crashes, UBC study finds
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Air pollution nine-times deadlier than car crashes, UBC study finds

Air pollution nine-times deadlier than car crashes, UBC study finds.    

*NEW* COPD Updated Action plan
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*NEW* COPD Updated Action plan

New COPD Updated Action Plan     Download PDF Below> CTS_COPD_updated MIRROR    

Canadian Asthma Consensus Guidelines 2 0 1 2 U P D A T E
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Canadian Asthma Consensus Guidelines 2 0 1 2 U P D A T E

Mary Noseworthy, MDCM, FRCPC, Director, Asthma Specialty Clinic, Alberta Children’s Hospital and Medical Co-Leader, Community Pediatric Asthma Service (Calgary Zone), …Read the Rest

Prone Positioning in Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
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Prone Positioning in Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

N Engl J Med 2013. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1214103 Conclusions In patients with severe ARDS, early application of prolonged prone-positioning ses- sions …Read the Rest

Dangerous Cinnamon Stunt
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Dangerous Cinnamon Stunt

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 22 (HealthDay News) — As if parents didn’t have enough to worry about, …Read the Rest

US Launches New Batch of Graphic Anti-Smoking Ads
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US Launches New Batch of Graphic Anti-Smoking Ads

Government health officials launched the second round of a graphic ad campaign Thursday that is designed to get smokers off …Read the Rest

OXYMASK Reference
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OXYMASK Reference

  OxyMask SouthMedic OxyMask’s logical advantages: Phthalate-Free The only O2 therapy device to deliver FiO2 of 24% – 90% Can be utilized …Read the Rest

Impaired pulmonary function may increase the risk for developing  diabetes.
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Impaired pulmonary function may increase the risk for developing diabetes.

G. P. Mishra1, T.M. Dhamgaye2, B.O. Tayade3, B. Fuladi Amol4, S. Agrawal Amit5, D. Mulani Jasmin6 1Department of Chest & …Read the Rest

Experts warn that e-cigarettes can damage the lungs
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Experts warn that e-cigarettes can damage the lungs

  Vienna, Austria: New research has shown that despite electronic cigarettes being marketed as a potentially safer alternative to normal …Read the Rest

Effects of cannabis on pulmonary structure, function and symptoms
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Effects of cannabis on pulmonary structure, function and symptoms

Conclusions: Smoking cannabis was associated with a dose-related impairment of large airways function resulting in airflow obstruction and hyperinflation. In …Read the Rest

Novel coronavirus infection in the United Kingdom
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Novel coronavirus infection in the United Kingdom

  23 SEPTEMBER 2012 - On 22 September 2012, the United Kingdom (UK) informed WHO of a case of acute respiratory …Read the Rest

Asthma drug ‘cut attacks by a fifth’ even for those with severe form of the disease
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Asthma drug ‘cut attacks by a fifth’ even for those with severe form of the disease

By MAIL ON SUNDAY REPORTER A DRUG that reduces the number of asthma attacks by more than a fifth could offer …Read the Rest

Nova Lung (Novalung)  Guide for Relatives and Carers
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Nova Lung (Novalung) Guide for Relatives and Carers

The Novalung® Interventional Lung Assist, often referred to as “The Novalung” or “The i-LA”, is a medical device used to …Read the Rest

Ventilation Strategies and Experimental Lung Injury
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Ventilation Strategies and Experimental Lung Injury

Ventilation Strategies and Experimental Lung Injury John Baier M.D. University of Manitoba  Hypercapnea_lecture_(rev_2004) PPT version Uploaded on SlideServe by vidar …Read the Rest

“The Use of Steroids in COPD Management” – Dr. Don D. Sin, MD
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“The Use of Steroids in COPD Management” – Dr. Don D. Sin, MD

“The Use of Steroids in COPD Management” – Dr. Don D. Sin, MD- DOWNLOAD RespTrec WebEx May 29 2012-1 Professor …Read the Rest

VGH Critical Care Grand Rounds March 16, 2012
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VGH Critical Care Grand Rounds March 16, 2012

VGH Critical Care Grand Rounds March 16, 2012 from Ana Palomino / Julia Cheung on Vimeo.  

Asthma risk increased by common antibiotic: Canadian research
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Asthma risk increased by common antibiotic: Canadian research

The antibiotic vancomycin, when used early in life, can increase the incidence and severity of “allergic” asthma, the common form …Read the Rest

Toronto doctor’s ‘magic pill’ goes viral
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Toronto doctor’s ‘magic pill’ goes viral

Here is a very good visual lecture on the benefits of (……watch the video…..) to help cure your ailments. FROM …Read the Rest

COPD: The Case for Building the Capacity of Pulmonary Rehabilitation
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COPD: The Case for Building the Capacity of Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Alberta Breathes is a coalition of agencies and over 500 individuals working to improve lung health and decrease the burden of respiratory …Read the Rest

Bronchial Provocation with Methacholine
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Bronchial Provocation with Methacholine

  QUOTE: The objective of this video is to help guide respiratory professionals in the administration of the methacholine challenge …Read the Rest

Foreign doctors, nurses in Saudi Arabia could take MERS global
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Foreign doctors, nurses in Saudi Arabia could take MERS global

May 18 (Reuters) – The biggest risk that Middle East Respiratory Syndrome will become a global epidemic, ironically, may lie …Read the Rest

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