Articles tagged with: Clinical Perspectives

Big Ideas Theater | RTs Revolutionizing CPAP Adherence: How Technology is Improving Outcomes

September 10, 2020

Big Ideas Theater | RTs Revolutionizing CPAP Adherence: How Technology is Improving Outcomes

In this episode of Big Ideas Theater, Felonda Parker, BHS, RRT, RRT-SDS, discusses CPAP aderence and how the RT plays a role.

 

Big Ideas Theater | Designing Evidence-Based Protocols for Use in the Intensive Care Unit

July 1, 2020

Big Ideas Theater | Designing Evidence-Based Protocols for Use in the Intensive Care Unit

In this episode of Big Ideas Theater we welcome Eduardo Mireles, MD, to the stage to discuss his experience with evidence bases protocols.

 

Drowning in Readmits? Respiratory Navigation, A Breath of Fresh Air

March 25, 2020

Drowning in Readmits? Respiratory Navigation, A Breath of Fresh Air

In this week's Big Ideas Theater Consuela Wiley discusses the problem of drowning in readmits. She dicusses how her team worked to save millions.

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Let’s Celebrate Pulmonary Rehabilitation

February 28, 2020

Let’s Celebrate Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week | March 8-14 Chronic lung disease patients depend on respiratory therapists to get them through the acute exacerbations caused by their conditions. But these patients need RTs to help them after the acute episode is over too, and that’s where pulmonary rehabilitation comes into play. These life-enhancing programs show patients how they... Read more »

 

ALS Multidisciplinary Clinics – A Model That’s Making a Difference

February 26, 2020

ALS Multidisciplinary Clinics – A Model That’s Making a Difference

Cynthia Knoche, RRT, MBA, shares how ALS multidisciplinary clinics are relying on respiratory therapists to approve patient care.

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Physiological Rationale for Prone Positioning

January 9, 2020

Physiological Rationale for Prone Positioning

Enable cookies to see embeded content. As part of Big Ideas Theater 2019, Luís Blanch Torra, MD, PHD, from the Institut d’Investigacio i Innovacio Parc Tauli in Spain, discusses the effects and benefits of using prone positioning. Watch More Big Ideas Theater Dr. Blanch explains that prone positioning results in positive results for patients. Specifically,... Read more »

 

CDC Tips Campaign Can Help You Help Your Asthma Patients

October 23, 2019

CDC Tips Campaign Can Help You Help Your Asthma Patients

Enable cookies to see embeded content. Download the CDC Tips Resources Here As a kid who grew up with asthma, Jamason knew exactly what to say when his friends tried to get him to smoke: no! But he couldn’t control people smoking around him in the restaurant where he worked, and one day when he... Read more »

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Best Practices: Unplanned Extubations

July 24, 2019

Best Practices: Unplanned Extubations

Unplanned extubations complicate the care of patients in the ICU, and as the lung health experts at the bedside, RTs must be proactive in identifying factors that place patients at risk. According to RESPIRATORY CARE Associate Editor Rich Kallet, MS, RRT, FAARC, FCCM, that means paying close attention to “common sense” preventative measures and using... Read more »

 

Aerosolized Antibiotics – Now What?

July 2, 2019

Aerosolized Antibiotics – Now What?

As part of Big Ideas Theater 2018, Rajiv Dhand, MD, FCCP, FAARC, from the University of Tennessee Medical Center, discusses aerosolized antibiotics–current practice and future applications. Watch More Big Ideas Theater Big Ideas Theater 2018 was filmed at the AARC Congress 2018 in Las Vegas, NV. Congress speakers and lecturers shared their expertise and insights... Read more »

 

AARC Supports Drew’s Movement

June 26, 2019

AARC Supports Drew’s Movement

Drew Hughes was only 13 years old when he died after his endotracheal tube was accidentally dislodged during transport to a level I trauma center following a skateboarding accident. The transport team (which included a respiratory therapist) accidentally reintubated Drew in his esophagus and did not recognize the malposition as they did not carry an... Read more »