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The Lungs have the Sound of Music. by Respiratory Therapist Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 11:41pm Breath sounds, breath sounds, breath sounds. We all know and love them and listen to them daily but did you ever stop and think that there is a certain breath sound that you really enjoy hearing? Fortunately tonight I have had the time to contemplate this and I came to the conclusion that there is a certain breath sound I really like the sou ... Read on »
DIFFERENTIATING LUNG SOUNDS by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted Mon 18 Apr 2011 12:00am Apr 18           When I was in nursing school, it was very hard for me to differentiate the types of lung sounds.  I guess you can’t just hear rales or rhonchi anytime you want to – you have to wait until the patient and the particular illness presents itself.  To start with the b ... Read on »
DIFFERENTIATING LUNG SOUNDS VIDEO by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted Mon 18 Apr 2011 12:00am Apr 18 Read on »
Sound of Silence by Rebecca .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 07 Jul 2008 7:13pm Sickness makes you quiet. When you’re first diagnosed with a serious condition, most likely you’ll fall into a stunned silence. The silence will thrum in your ears and in your brain. It will undo language; it will deconstruct the words and letters that give form to your thoughts. Imagine the straight line that anchors the loop of the lette ... Read on »
Love Song: by Respiratory Therapy Patient Expert Posted Sat 14 Mar 2009 3:07pm I’m sure you’ve all heard that now-famous song by Sara Bareilles? The one where she informs you that no, she will not in fact write you a love song? Well, I’ve decided that it’s time for another Respiratory Therapy Music Hour. I was insI give to you: Treatment Song! Original lyrics can be found here. Instead of a song about betrayal and co ... Read on »
Hump Day Diddy Dumbs: The Sound of Mucinex by thisfullhouse Patient Expert Posted Wed 05 Jan 2011 8:55am The kids tag-teamed being sick over holiday break and, at last count, it was my youngest daughter's turn...shhhh, but don't tell her, okay? Oh, not to worry, we experienced bright and shiny non-crud-filled moments, together, too. Like, during our annual New Year's Eve movie marathon, we watched Fiddler on the Roof and one of our (okay ... Read on »
Are your energy levels being eaten by the sounds around you? by Carole F. Patient Expert Posted Tue 30 Sep 2008 12:29am By Carole Fogarty Rejuvenate You: Reduce The Toxic Sounds: Comfort on the Go is all about taking a moment to stop, pause, breathe and refuel by topping up your very precious energy levels. Simply switch your internal dial from sending mode to receiving mode. ... Read on »
Lee County EMS Airway Management Guidelines by Adam THOMPSON Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:13pm Today at our monthly inservice training, we were introduced to our new airway management protocols. I must say I am impressed, and excited. Many of the things that RM especially, has been advocating are outlined. ETCO2 has been required on all advanced airways, but there was a pretty good emphasis on this today. This blog is i ... Read on »
Deep Bre ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:24pm   Deep Breeze(TM), the leader in vibration response imaging (VRI(TM)) technology, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted 510K marketing clearance for the VRIXP(TM), a non-invasive, radiation-free pulmonary imaging system to use lung sounds to create dynamic images of the lungs.  "Vibration response imagi ... Read on »
Findings on Canine Pulmonary Hypertension by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Thu 20 Oct 2011 7:00am Reading veterinary journals is tough. Yeah, sometimes the verbiage is difficult to wade through (and this coming from someone who’s written a veterinary dictionary), but my problem stems more from it being the last thing I want to do after a day of seeing patients or writing a veterinary-themed blog.   So, to give myself a bit more incenti ... Read on »