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*  Portable oxygen concentrator
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Oxygen Bar Oxygen concentrator "Portable Oxygen". Inogen Oxygen. Commercial uses of POC "Continuous ... referring to a burst of oxygen released at the instant of inhalation. Other variables include maximum oxygen purity (oxygen ... Portable oxygen concentrator (POC) is a portable device used to provide oxygen therapy to people requiring greater oxygen ... Here are some benefits of using portable oxygen concentrators: Allows patients to utilize oxygen therapy 24/7, which helps ...
*  Nebulizer
Sanders M (April 2007). "Inhalation therapy: an historical review" (PDF). Prim Care Respir J. 16 (2): 71-81. doi:10.3132/pcrj. ... Nebulizers use oxygen, compressed air or ultrasonic power to break up solutions and suspensions into small aerosol droplets ... Clark NM, Houle C, Partridge MR, Leo HL, Paton JY (2010). "The puzzle of continued use of nebulized therapy by those with ... In 1966 the Task Group on Lung Dynamics, concerned mainly with the hazards of inhalation of environmental toxins, proposed a ...
*  Central retinal artery occlusion
... and inhalation therapy of a mixture of 5% carbon dioxide and 95% oxygen. The artery can re-canalize over time and the edema can ... as an approved indication for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy. This a treatment for CRAO that is covered by medical insurance in ...
*  Alvan Barach
In 1950, Barach was one of three contributors to the first set of minimum standards for training programs in inhalation therapy ... He converted the oxygen tent into a closed system and he was among the early proponents of exercise and supplemental oxygen ... He also introduced portable oxygen systems for emphysema patients and authored the first modern report of supplemental oxygen ... was an American physician who made important contributions to pulmonary rehabilitation and oxygen therapy. ...
*  Timeline of respiratory therapy
Inhalation Therapy (now RESPIRATORY CARE). 1960: (US)In October 1960 The American Registry of Inhalation Therapists (ARIT) is ... 1918: Oxygen masks are used to treat combat-induced pulmonary edema. 1928: Phillip Drinker develops the "iron lung" negative ... In 1970 The Board of Schools of Inhalation Therapy Technicians became the Joint Review Committee for Respiratory Therapy ... Edwin R. Levine, MD began training technicians in basic inhalation therapy for post-surgical patients. 1946: (US) Dr Levine and ...
*  Carbogen
Inhalation of carbogen causes the body to react as if it were not receiving sufficient oxygen: breathing quickens and deepens, ... it is thought that the inhalation of these agents during radiation therapy could increase its effectiveness. Hydrogen narcosis ... 2007). Quantitative regional oxygen transfer imaging of the human lung. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Aug 8;26(3):637- ... Meduna's original formula was 30% CO2 and 70% oxygen, but the term carbogen can refer to any mixture of these two gases, from ...
*  Acute inhalation injury
Analgesic medications, oxygen, humidification, and ventilator support currently constitute standard therapy. In fact, ... 2010) Sclerosis therapy of bronchial artery attenuates acute lung injury induced by burn and smoke inhalation injury in ovine ... 1995) Toxic gas inhalation. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 1:102-8. Clark WR Jr. (1992) Smoke inhalation: diagnosis and treatment. World J ... Bleomycin forms a complex with oxygen and metals such as Fe2+, leading to the production of oxygen radicals, DNA breaks, and ...
*  Smoke inhalation
... of 100 percent and then the use of hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy is evaluated by physicians. Acute inhalation injury [1] ... Treatment depends on the severity of the smoke inhalation. Inhalation therapy with nebulized heparin and acetylcysteine is ... Smoke inhalation is the primary cause of death for victims of indoor fires. The inhalation or exposure to hot gaseous products ... The initial approach to presumed CO poisoning involves administering supplemental oxygen at a fraction of inspired oxygen (FiO2 ...
*  Persistent fetal circulation
oxygen therapy mechanical ventilation Nitrous Oxide (NO·) Inhalation Prostaglandins (intravenous) The therapies available to ... When the baby is born, the lungs are needed for oxygen transfer and need high blood flow which is encouraged by low pulmonary ... Therefore, oral sildenafil citrate, has been the alternative way of therapy. The cost comparison shows that sildenafil is lower ... Treatment aims to increase the amount of oxygen in the blood and reverse any causes of hypoxia. ...
*  Silicosis
Previously it was shown that the action of tetrandrine is attributed to its ability to inhibit the release of reactive oxygen ... Experimental treatments include: Inhalation of powdered aluminium,[citation needed] d-penicillamine and polyvinyl pyridine-N- ... Corticosteroid therapy. Chinese Herbal Kombucha The herbal extract tetrandrine may slow progression of silicosis. Silicosis ... Oxygen administration to treat hypoxemia, if present. Bronchodilators to facilitate breathing. Lung transplantation to replace ...
*  Oxygen therapy
The delivered FIO2 (Inhalation volumetric fraction of molecular oxygen) of this system is 60-80%, depending on the oxygen flow ... Air is typically 21% oxygen by volume while oxygen therapy increases this by some amount up to 100%. The use of oxygen in ... use of high concentrations of oxygen as medical treatment Oxygen therapy, also known as supplemental oxygen, is the use of ... Home oxygen can be provided either by oxygen tanks or an oxygen concentrator. Oxygen is believed to be the most common ...
*  Oxygen bar
... we cannot ethically or morally support providing oxygen therapy to those who do not require it." Alcohol inhalation Carbogen ... oxygen concentrator and inhaled through a nasal cannula for up to about 20 minutes. The machines used by oxygen bars or oxygen ... www.thoracic.org/clinical/copd-guidelines/for-health-professionals/exacerbation/inpatient-oxygen-therapy/oxygen-delivery- ... dollar per minute to inhale a percentage of oxygen greater than the normal atmospheric content of 20.9% oxygen. This oxygen is ...
*  Endospore
... making the case fatality rate among patients with inhalation anthrax 45% (5/11). The six other individuals with inhalation ... Had it not been for antibiotic therapy many more might have been stricken. According to WHO veterinary documents, B. anthracis ... in the natural situation, this means the vegetative cycles occur within the low oxygen environment of the infected host and, ... This intentional distribution lead to 22 known cases of anthrax (11 inhalation and 11 cutaneous) ...
*  Ozone therapy
... or preventive therapy" and that its use as a germicide was not safe. Air ioniser Ozone health effects "Oxygen Therapy". ... High levels of inhaled ozone are known to be toxic, though single-dose inhalation of lower levels is not. Proponents suggest ... Ozone therapy is a form of alternative medicine treatment that purports to increase the amount of oxygen in the body through ... Bocci, V; Zanardia, I; Valacchi, G; Borrelli, E; Travagli, V (2015). "Validity of Oxygen-Ozone Therapy as Integrated Medication ...
*  Positive airway pressure
Some patients on PAP therapy also use supplementary oxygen. When provided in the form of bottled gas, this can present an ... comfortable by reducing pressure at the beginning of exhalation and returning to therapeutic pressure just before inhalation. ... July 2010). "Helmet continuous positive airway pressure vs oxygen therapy to improve oxygenation in community-acquired ... However, studies show that cognitive behavioral therapy at the beginning of therapy dramatically increases compliance-up to 148 ...
*  History of general anesthesia
Beddoes founded the Pneumatic Institution for inhalation gas therapy in 1798 at Dowry Square in Clifton, Bristol. Beddoes ... doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(01)24908-3. Magill, I (4 August 1923). "An apparatus for the administration of nitrous oxide, oxygen, ... On 30 March 1842, he administered diethyl ether by inhalation to a man named James Venable, in order to remove a tumor from the ... reprinted in "An account of the first use of Sulphuric Ether by Inhalation as an Anaesthetic in Surgical Operations". Survey of ...
*  Hydrogen sulfide
Belley, R.; Bernard, N.; Côté, M; Paquet, F.; Poitras, J. (July 2005). "Hyperbaric oxygen therapy in the management of two ... or administration of 4-dimethylaminophenol in combination with inhalation of pure oxygen, administration of bronchodilators to ... Oxygen is added to water and a reaction between oxygen and hydrogen sulfide react to produce odorless sulfate Nitrate addition ... and in some cases hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT). HBOT has clinical and anecdotal support. Exposure to lower concentrations ...
*  Vocal cord dysfunction
Nebulized Lignocaine can also been used in acute cases and helium-oxygen inhalation given by face mask has been used in cases ... Speech therapy is the main course of treatment for long-term management of VCD and includes a variety of techniques such as ... Speech therapy has been found to eliminate up to 90% of ER visits in patients suffering from VCD. Medical often works in ... Speech therapy usually involves educating the client on the nature of the problem, what happens when symptoms are present, and ...
*  Northwest Hospital & Medical Center
2009 saw the introduction of hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Physical expansion also continued with the enlargement of the ... an inhalation therapy department (1967), a program for hearing disorders (1968), and a stroke center (1969). In 1970, they were ... In 2011, work began on the region's first proton beam therapy center for cancer treatment. ...
*  Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome
Treatment involves supportive therapy, including mechanical ventilation with supplemental oxygen during the critical ... People are advised to avoid direct contact with rodent droppings and wear a mask while cleaning such areas to avoid inhalation ...
*  Pulmonology
Oxygen therapy is often necessary in severe respiratory disease (emphysema and pulmonary fibrosis). When this is insufficient, ... Medication is the most important treatment of most diseases of pulmonology, either by inhalation (bronchodilators and steroids ... Interventions can include exercise, education, emotional support, oxygen, noninvasive mechanical ventilation, optimization of ... the latter a measure of lung oxygen absorptive area Bronchoscopy with bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL), endobronchial and ...
*  HN1 (nitrogen mustard)
If the affected person has trouble breathing (dyspnea) or stops breathing (apnea), ventilatory support and oxygen therapy can ... Mild inhalation exposure causes rhinorrhea (runny nose), sneezing, barking cough (a harsh cough that sounds somewhat like a dog ... With more severe inhalation exposure, the airway becomes inflamed, pneumonia develops, and the respiratory epithelium can begin ... in cases of inhalation exposure), and medical monitoring of respiratory and cardiac function. ...
*  Bio-MEMS
Conventional methods of studying oxygen effects relied on setting the entire incubator at a particular oxygen concentration, ... and predicting therapy efficacy for personalized medicine. Oligonucleotide chips are microarrays of oligonucleotides. They can ... and the seeded epithelial cell layer are cyclically stretched by applied vacuum on adjacent microchannels to mimic inhalation. ... Oxygen is an important biochemical factor to consider in differentiation via hypoxia-induced transcription factors (HIFs) and ...
*  Acute severe asthma
... and positive-pressure therapy, including mechanical ventilation. Multiple therapies may be used simultaneously to rapidly ... Reduced oxygen saturation levels (but above 92%) are often encountered. Examination of the lungs with a stethoscope may reveal ... Bodies of the Airway Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Heart Failure Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Inhalation injury ... oxygen saturations below 92% or cyanosis (blue discoloration, usually of the lips), absence of audible breath sounds over the ...
*  Cystic fibrosis
Mechanical devices and inhalation medications are used to alter and clear the thickened mucus. These therapies, while effective ... These machines, known as bilevel positive airway pressure (BiPAP) ventilators, help prevent low blood oxygen levels during ... Results from clinical trials have shown limited success as of 2016, and using gene therapy as routine therapy is not suggested ... Inhaled therapy with antibiotics such as tobramycin, colistin, and aztreonam is often given for months at a time to improve ...
*  Oral candidiasis
Frequently, antifungal therapy alone does not permanently resolve these lesions, but rather the underlying predisposing factors ... Where it is associated with inhalation steroids (often used for treatment of asthma), erythematous candidiasis commonly appears ... moist and anaerobic environment because the mucosa covered by the denture is sheltered from oxygen and saliva. Loose, poorly ... Candida species are involved, and in some cases the lesion responds to antifungal therapy, but it is thought that other factors ...
*  Tracheal intubation
Intubation may be necessary for a patient with decreased oxygen content and oxygen saturation of the blood caused when their ... Airway obstruction is also common in people who have suffered smoke inhalation or burns within or near the airway or ... A history of previous surgery (e.g., previous cervical fusion), injury, radiation therapy, or tumors involving the head, neck ... Tracheal tubes can be used to ensure the adequate exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide, to deliver oxygen in higher ...