The FDA reports that Philips Trilogy ventilators reworked as a part of the June 2021 recall have two new potential issues that may affect performance and safety.
Category: ICU & Ventilation
A study published in the Annals of Intensive Care shows a 53% reduction of ventilator-associated pneumonia with Bactiguard’s endotracheal tube.Read More
According to new research published in Thorax, the use of noninvasive breathing support to treat patients with moderate to severe COVID-19 in hospitals isn’t linked to a heightened risk of transmitting infection to others.Read More
Transcutaneous Monitoring in the NICU: Overcoming Challenges and Driving Consistent Implementation in an Academic Medical Center’s Level IV NICU
The successful implementation of transcutaneous CO2 equipment at Hershey Medical Center’s Level IV NICU demonstrates that the technology has evolved to accommodate the diagnostic monitoring needs of neonatal care providers and patients, according to this case study by clinicians in the center’s NICU.Read More
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare has launched F&P Visairo, a hospital under-nose mask for noninvasive ventilation, in the United States.Read More
Speaker: Tracey Roberts BS, RRT, RRT-NPS, Clinical Respiratory Care Educator, University of North Carolina Medical Center, Children’s Hospital, Chapel Hill, NC
Ms. Roberts will present on noninvasive respiratory support when treating COVID-19 Patient in the constantly changing environment.
Instead of opting to use one modality over the other for all patients, respiratory care practitioners are increasingly basing usage of active versus passive humidification on the clinical needs of each patient.Read More
RT Magazine’s webinar on ICU ventilation and respiratory support is now approved for 1.0 CRCE and will be hosted November 2nd at 1:00pm ET. Sign up today.Read More
Infection control for clinicians and patients when delivering nebulized medications has become a serious concern in critical care units during the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More
Deciding to replace ventilators that are outdated or upgrading the fleet of ventilators is a major move for the respiratory department.Read More