Adventures in Respiratory Therapy
Potentially modifiable factors contributing to outcome from acute respiratory distress syndrome: the LUNG SAFE study Purpose To improve the outcome of the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), one needs to identify potentially modifiable factors associated with mortality. Methods The large observational study to understand the global impact of severe acute respiratory failure (LUNG SAFE) was…Read More
Intro to Bronchoscopy: Lower Airway AnatomyRead More
This year the AARC Congress is back in San Antonio Texas. If you haven’t been to an AARC congress you really should go. Being with thousands of Respiratory Therapists gathering to learn and to see new and interesting products is pretty exciting. This year I was asked to present two topics, and I’ll keep them…Read More
This year I am not speaking as part of the main program but will be speaking at one of the Industry Sessions on Saturday. You can find out more information about the session by following this link to the CSRT Conference website. I will be attending the President’s Banquet on Saturday and performing a new song…Read More
Perhaps the high failure of NIV in patients with hypoxic failure has been because we are doing it wrong!
Although this study is a single center study, the fact that it was stopped early for efficacy supports the idea of a multicenter study.
Now if only manufacturers in North America would get a license to sell these masks!Read More
This article is hot off the press. A new mortality predictor for ARDS with high probability. Unfortunately, it is not an Open Access article. Hopefully like me you have some sort of institutional access to read the full paper.Read More
Here’s a nice little article published last year. Brings up some of my favourite topics.Read More