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OXYMASK Reference February 16, 2013

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OxyMask SouthMedic

OxyMask’s logical advantages:

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MOLD ALLERGY September 13, 2012

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Although there are many types of molds, only a few dozen cause allergic reactions. Alternaria, Cladosporium (Hormodendrum), Aspergillus, Penicillium, Helmin thosporium, Epicoccum, Fusarium, Mucor, Rhizopus and Aureobasidium (Pullularia) are the major culprits. Some common spores can be identified when viewed under a microscope. Some form recognizable growth or colonies.

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Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America

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Bugs and Drugs Antimicrobial Guide July 2, 2011

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Do Bugs Need Drugs Website

Bugs and Drugs PDF

Bugs & Drugs antimicrobial reference 2006

This book is a comprehensive evidence-based reference for the appropriate use of antibiotics and optimal treatment and prevention of infectious diseases.

Fletcher curve June 20, 2011

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“Fletcher curve”. Adapted from Fletcher & Peto (1977): The natural history of chronic airflow obstruction [30].

 

Kotz et al. BMC Public Health 2007 7:332   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-7-332

 

Patient Education Guides from Chest May 14, 2011

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Excellent resource for patients and health workers.

 

Some recent info:

January 01, 2004
Advanced Lung Cancer: Issues To Consider

When a person is diagnosed with lung cancer, the doctors do their best to provide treatments that can cure or slow the growth of the cancer.

January 01, 2004
Flexible Bronchoscopy

Why Should I have a Bronchoscopy?

January 01, 2004
Interstitial & Diffuse Lung Disease Questionnaire for ACCP Members

The work that follows is designed to be used by patients before they get in an examination room to facilitate a complete review of systems, occupational history, and medication history.

January 01, 2004
Interstitial & Diffuse Lung Disease Questionnaire for Patients

This patient care questionnaire has been developed by the American College of Chest Physicians through its Interstitial and Diffuse Lung Disease NetWork to assist in patient care.

January 01, 2004
Living Well With COPD: Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema

For most people, living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is not easy.

Patient Education Guides

Convenient Mip / Mep Calculator for Men and Women (XLS) March 21, 2011

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MIP&MEP CALCULATOR

“Extending the Role of CREs to Include Education and Assistance in the Management of Chronic Cough” September 10, 2010

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“Extending the Role of CREs to Include Education and

Assistance in the Management of Chronic Cough”

Dr. Stephen Field MD, FRCPC Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Calgary

Diane Conley, RRT, CRE Cough Education Consultant, Calgary COPD & Asthma Program

Wednesday, Sept. 29th, 2010

RespTrec WebEx Sep 29

Guide to Pulmonary Function Tests December 20, 2009

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Good resource for information on pulmonary function including:

Static & Dynamic
Spirometry

Lung Volumes
Lung Diffusing Capacity
Airways Resistance
Bronchial Provocation
Testing

Pulmonary Function
Tests

provoCheck it out HERE

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