Is There a Role for Cell Phone Applications in the Self-management of Asthma?
by Andre Finley, BSCRC, RRT-NPS
Asthma is one of the more chronic health conditions in this country. Cell phones are becoming another tool to aid in the management of asthma and achieving good control of its symptoms.
Finding Patient-centered Resources on the Medicare Consumer Websites
by Cheryl West, MHA
This article focuses on the patient-centered resources the Medicare Program offers to Medicare beneficiaries. While the information is from the Medicare website, it isn’t useful only to Medicare beneficiaries.
Parents Need Training in Inhaler Technique
Parents of young children with asthma could use more education on inhaler technique, according to research published in the Journal of Asthma.
Is Social Media the Patient’s Friend?
by Brian Cayko, MBA, RRT
A look at how social media can be used to increase the patient’s ability to reach out to respiratory therapists and vice versa.
RC Students Impact Patient Care During a Medical Mission to the British Virgin Islands
Six students in the respiratory care program at Missouri Southern State University Consortium for Respiratory Care Education in Joplin, MO, got the chance to put their new respiratory care skills to work helping asthma patients in the British Virgin Islands.
Asthma and Allergies Linked to ADHD in Boys
U.S. and European scientists publishing in the August 2013 issue of the Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology reported a link between asthma and allergies and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in boys.
Read the newest information about asthma and allergies from these studies appearing online.