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13:05 EST 1st March 2017 | BioPortfolio

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Showing PubMed Articles 1–25 of 373 from Respiratory care

Improving Decannulation and Swallowing Function: A Comprehensive, Multidisciplinary Approach to Post-Tracheostomy Care.

Multidisciplinary tracheostomy teams have been successful in improving operative outcomes; however, limited data exist on their effect on postoperative care. We aimed to determine the effectiveness of a multidisciplinary tracheostomy service alone and following implementation of a post-tracheostomy care bundle on rates of decannulation and tolerance of oral diet before discharge.

Ability of ICU Health-Care Professionals to Identify Patient-Ventilator Asynchrony Using Waveform Analysis.

Waveform analysis by visual inspection can be a reliable, noninvasive, and useful tool for detecting patient-ventilator asynchrony. However, it is a skill that requires a properly trained professional.

A Tablet-Based Multimedia Education Tool Improves Provider and Subject Knowledge of Inhaler Use Techniques.

Although inhaled medications are effective therapies for COPD, many patients and providers use them incorrectly.

Use of Mechanical Insufflation-Exsufflation Devices for Airway Clearance in Subjects With Neuromuscular Disease.

The aim of this systematic review is to examine the benefit/risk ratio of the use of mechanical insufflation-exsufflation (MI-E) devices for airway clearance in patients with neuromuscular diseases. A search was conducted for relevant studies in MEDLINE, the Cochrane Library, and the Health Technology Assessment Database using the main key words: cough, airway clearance, in-exsufflation. The search limits were studies published in English and French between 1970 and 2014 (literature watch until December 201...

Post-Tracheostomy Care: Bundle Up for Success!

On the Need for Standard Definitions and Education to Optimize Patient-Ventilator Interactions.

Evaluating Breathing Discomfort in the ICU: What Is the Goal?

The Quality of Quality Metrics.

The Quality of Quality Metrics-Reply.

Promoting the Inclusion of Lung Volumes in the Reversibility Evaluation.

Promoting the Inclusion of Lung Volumes in the Reversibility Evaluation-Reply.

A Shout Instead of a Whisper: Let's Get the Graphics Right.

A Shout Instead of a Whisper: Let's Get the Graphics Right-Reply.

Editor's Commentary.

Volume-Targeted Versus Pressure-Limited Noninvasive Ventilation in Subjects With Acute Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial.

Volume-targeted noninvasive ventilation (VT-NIV), a hybrid mode that delivers a preset target tidal volume (VT) through the automated adjustment of pressure support, could guarantee a relatively constant target VT over pressure-limited noninvasive ventilation (PL-NIV) with fixed-level pressure support. Whether VT-NIV is more effective in improving ventilatory status in subjects with acute hypercapnic respiratory failure (AHRF) remains unclear. Our aim was to verify whether, in comparison with PL-NIV, VT-NIV...

Automatic Oxygen Titration During Walking in Subjects With COPD: A Randomized Crossover Controlled Study.

Arterial oxygen desaturation frequently occurs in patients with COPD during daily activities at home. Oxygen flow is usually set at fixed and low rates for ambulatory patients. We evaluated an innovative closed-loop system (FreeO2) that automatically adjusts the oxygen flow to the patient's needs in subjects with COPD during walking followed by recovery time, such as during ambulatory conditions.

Reduced Chest and Abdominal Wall Mobility and Their Relationship to Lung Function, Respiratory Muscle Strength, and Exercise Tolerance in Subjects With COPD.

Advanced air-flow limitation in patients with COPD leads to a reduction in vital capacity, respiratory muscle strength, and exercise capacity. However, its impact on chest and abdominal wall mobility is unknown. This study aimed to ascertain the prevalence of patients with COPD with reduced chest and abdominal wall mobility and to investigate the effect of reduced chest and abdominal wall mobility on pulmonary function, respiratory muscle strength, and exercise capacity.

Impact of Noninvasive Ventilation on Lung Volumes and Maximum Respiratory Pressures in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a sex-linked genetic disorder in which progressive impairment of skeletal muscle function eventually leads to severe respiratory failure requiring continuous noninvasive ventilation (NIV) at home. A current focus of debate is whether NIV may slow the decline in respiratory function or, on the contrary, worsen respiratory function when started early. Our objective here was to describe the effects of NIV on vital capacity (VC) and maximum respiratory pressures in DMD.

The Effect of Compartmental Asymmetry on the Monitoring of Pulmonary Mechanics and Lung Volumes.

Esophageal pressure measurement for computation of transpulmonary pressure (Ptp) has begun to be incorporated into clinical use for evaluating forces across the lungs. Gaps exist in our understanding of how esophageal pressure (and therefore Ptp), a value measured at a single site, responds when respiratory system compartments are asymmetrically affected by whole-lung atelectasis or unilateral injury as well as changes in chest wall compliance. We reasoned that Ptp would track with aerated volume changes as...

Endotracheal Tube Cleaning With a Novel Mechanism for Secretion Removal.

Should We Use Volume-Targeted Noninvasive Ventilation in Patients With Acute Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure?

Should Early Prone Positioning Be a Standard of Care in ARDS With Refractory Hypoxemia? Wrong Question.

Should Early Prone Positioning Be a Standard of Care in ARDS With Refractory Hypoxemia? Wrong Question-Reply.

STOP-BANG Questionnaire to Screen Sleep-Disordered Breathing for Football Players: Methodological Validity.

STOP-BANG Questionnaire to Screen Sleep-Disordered Breathing for Football Players: Methodological Validity-Reply.


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