Articles tagged with: Chronic Disease

RT-Driven COPD Disease Management Program Reduces Readmissions

August 10, 2022

RT-Driven COPD Disease Management Program Reduces Readmissions

An evidence-based home COPD Disease Management Program centered in New Jersey and administered by a RTs significantly reduced COPD readmissions.

 

Updates on GOLD

August 10, 2022

Updates on GOLD

Mike Hess is the Senior Director of Public Outreach and Education at the COPD Foundation.

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July 1 | World Bronchiectasis Day

June 22, 2022

July 1 | World Bronchiectasis Day

July 1 is the very first World Bronchiectasis Day! Join us in spreading the word about this disease and how RTs can help.

 

Poor Sleep Tied to COPD Exacerbations

June 9, 2022

Poor Sleep Tied to COPD Exacerbations

Could poor sleep quality be a bigger risk factor for COPD exacerbations than smoking? According to researchers, the answer may be yes.

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New COPD Medications

November 17, 2021

New COPD Medications

Doug Gardenhire gives us a quick synopsis on some of the newest medications for patients with COPD. LEARN MORE

 

COPD Awareness Month | Free Concert

November 16, 2021

COPD Awareness Month | Free Concert

In honor of COPD Awareness Month there will be a free concert on Friday, Nov. 19 to raise awareness for the condition.

 

COPD | Updated 2021 GOLD guidelines

November 11, 2021

COPD | Updated 2021 GOLD guidelines

As we recognize National COPD Awareness Month, we hear from Neil MacIntyre as he takes a deep dive into the 2021 GOLD Guidelines.

 

Innovative Programs | Finding Success in Readmissions Reduction

September 22, 2021

Innovative Programs | Finding Success in Readmissions Reduction

The government established the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program to reduce the number of people with specific diagnoses, including COPD.

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Beyond COPD | Expanding the Pulmonary Disease Navigator Role

August 26, 2021

Beyond COPD | Expanding the Pulmonary Disease Navigator Role

Tammy Stucki discusses the role of a Pulmonary Disease Navigator, how it has grown, what all the role encompasses and how it is evolving.

 

Home O2 Evaluation by Respiratory Therapists

July 21, 2021

Home O2 Evaluation by Respiratory Therapists

An article by David L. Vines, PhD, RRT, FAARC, FCCP, that focuses on the area of home oxygen reconciliation and how RTs can play an important role in outpatient and acute care settings.

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