Tag Archives: pneumonia

Importance of oral care in the prevention of VAP
Strategies

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

Pulmonary/Respiratory Emergencies Teaching AIDS (ppt and pdf)
Education/Studies

Pulmonary/Respiratory Emergencies Teaching AIDS (ppt and pdf)

Here are  2 great teaching aids on pulmonary emergencies including asthma, copd, pe,pneumonia. RespEmergencies (ppt) Pulmonary Emergencies

Management of Community Acquired PneumoniaATS/IDSA Guidelines 2006
CTS Guidelines & Charts

Management of Community Acquired Pneumonia ATS/IDSA Guidelines 2006

  Mazen Kherallah, MD, FCCP Consultant, Infectious Disease and Critical Care Medicine King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center BTS, …Read the Rest

2008 COPD guidelines and information
All Diseases

2008 COPD guidelines and information

Brochure-COPD Recommendations for the management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) What is COPD? COPD, a respiratory disorder largely caused …Read the Rest

Instructions for NP swabs
Quick Reference

Instructions for NP swabs

A.  Context Identification and investigation of hospitalized cases of influenza is needed to assess the effect of Swine-origin influenza A/H1N1 …Read the Rest

WHO May Raise Swine Flu Threat Level to Full-Scale Pandemic
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WHO May Raise Swine Flu Threat Level to Full-Scale Pandemic

The World Health Organization is convening a meeting of its emergency committee on pandemic influenza today to seek its advice …Read the Rest

Exhaled Air Dispersion During Oxygen Delivery Via a Simple Oxygen Mask*
Research/Studies/Education

Exhaled Air Dispersion During Oxygen Delivery Via a Simple Oxygen Mask*

Abstract Background: Pneumonia viruses such as influenza may potentially spread by airborne transmission. We studied the dispersion of exhaled air through a simple …Read the Rest

Respiratory Syncytial Virus RSV
General

Respiratory Syncytial Virus RSV

We have seen more and more children coming into our emerg dept. with respiratory issues, so it may be time …Read the Rest

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