Articles tagged with: Research & Science

Extracorporeal CO2 Removal for Acute Hypercarbic Respiratory Failure

January 13, 2021

Extracorporeal CO2 Removal for Acute Hypercarbic Respiratory Failure

John Davies MA, RRT, FAARC, FCCP, discusses extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal and why it is important for you to know.

 ,

Now Accepting Abstracts for the 2021 OPEN FORUM

January 13, 2021

Now Accepting Abstracts for the 2021 OPEN FORUM

OPEN FORUM serves as a great platform for members of the respiratory care profession to share original research with their colleagues.

 ,

January 2021 | Industry Watch

January 13, 2021

January 2021 | Industry Watch

From lung imaging technology to molecular entity therapy, we have this month’s Industry Watch ready for you.

 

RC Currents

January 6, 2021

RC Currents

Read some of the most recent research in the world of respiratory care in this months edition of current topics.

 ,

May Brings Allergy/Asthma and Cystic Fibrosis Awareness to the Forefront

April 29, 2020

May Brings Allergy/Asthma and Cystic Fibrosis Awareness to the Forefront

May allows RTs to focus on their patients suffering from allergies, asthma, and cystic fibrosis. Check out some resources we have for you.

 

Antibiotics & Pneumonia – What You Should Know

January 29, 2020

Antibiotics & Pneumonia – What You Should Know

Last summer, Intermountain Healthcare published a study on the effects of broad-spectrum antibiotics on patients with pneumonia. The study summarized that often the use of administering the antibiotics to these patients could do more harm than good. We asked AARC Member Mike Hess, MPH, RRT, RPFT, to share his key takeaways from the study. Mike’s... Read more »

 

Helping Your Patients Improve their Indoor Air Quality

November 22, 2019

Helping Your Patients Improve their Indoor Air Quality

The air we breathe makes a difference in our health, and that goes double for people with respiratory conditions. Patients with chronic lung conditions like asthma and COPD know outdoor factors like pollen and cold air can trigger their symptoms, but many may not be as aware of the fact that indoor air quality issues... Read more »

 ,

The Long-Term Effects of Tonsillectomies: What RTs Need to Know

February 13, 2019

The Long-Term Effects of Tonsillectomies: What RTs Need to Know

The tonsillectomy is one of the most common surgeries performed in children, and physicians have long believed it can treat problems like recurrent throat infections or obstructive sleep apnea with no lasting effect on long-term health. Research published in JAMA Otolaryngology last summer suggests otherwise. When Danish investigators looked at data on 1.2 million people... Read more »

 

Dean Hess Talks Abstracts and OPEN FORUM in the Big Ideas Theater

January 21, 2019

Dean Hess Talks Abstracts and OPEN FORUM in the Big Ideas Theater

Enable cookies to see embeded content. The OPEN FORUM is one of the most anticipated events at the AARC Congress. After all, where else can respiratory therapists hear about original research conducted by and for members of their profession? Call for Abstracts 2020 Respiratory Care Editor Dean Hess, PhD, RRT, FAARC, explained why the Forum... Read more »

 ,

Fueling the Passion for Research

August 29, 2018

Fueling the Passion for Research

Helping students find research opportunities fuels their passion for respiratory care and builds the profession overall. Aaron Light, DHSc, RRT, RRT-ACCS, respiratory care program director at Ozarks Technical Community College in Springfield, MO, shares tips on helping students get involved in research projects. Have a Plan In Light’s program, students perform research projects in their... Read more »