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Government  dropping cigarette warnings Labels
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Government dropping cigarette warnings Labels

The Harper government’s recent decision to drop plans for a new round of cigarette-package warnings raised some eyebrows in the …Read the Rest

Mechanical Ventilation Guided by Esophageal pressure in Acute Lung Injury/ARDS
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Mechanical Ventilation Guided by Esophageal pressure in Acute Lung Injury/ARDS

Methods • In esophageal-pressure guided group, mechanical ventilation settings determined by initial esophageal pressure measurements. • Tidal volume set at …Read the Rest

All about Spirometry

All about Spirometry

All About link Spirometry Calculator A spirometer is a device to measure timed expired and inspired volumes, and hence indicate …Read the Rest

2010 changes in CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
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2010 changes in CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

The 2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC once again emphasize the need for high-quality CPR, including • A compression …Read the Rest

Importance of oral care in the prevention of VAP
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Importance of oral care in the prevention of VAP

by Wava Truscott, PhD., director scientific affairs and clinical education, Kimberly-Clark Health Care Why so critical? 2. Severe reduction in …Read the Rest

Clinicians Share VAP Prevention Strategies
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Clinicians Share VAP Prevention Strategies

Checklist for Implementing VAP Prevention Best Practices Mike Hewitt, RRT-NPS, FAARC, FCCM, director of respiratory, pulmonary, sleep and neurology at …Read the Rest

Good Powerpoint on COPD

Good Powerpoint on COPD

Professor William MacNee. E.L.E.G.I. / Colt Laboratories. MRC Centre for Inflammation Research. University of Edinburgh Powerpoint on COPD and mechanisms

Online Medical Calculator
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Online Medical Calculator

Good resource for online medical calculations: Medical Calculator

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