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European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress 2020

2020 07 Sep

NOW A VIRTUAL MEETING DUE TO COVID-19 HEALTH CONCERNS  NEW DATES: 7-9 SEPTEMBER, 2020  Find ERS on social media Read more

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Perioperative Management of Chronic Cannabis Users

2019 26 Jun

Marijuana is one of the most commonly used recreational drug today. Cannabis can have systemic reactions that could potentially affect perioperative outcomes.  In this review, the authors outline the most important pharmacological aspects and pathophysiological effects that need to be considered during the perioperative management of chronic... Read more

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Sleep index, wakefulness can predict patient ability to breathe on their own

2019 14 Mar

According to new research, critically ill patients can be more successfully weaned from a mechanical ventilator if they have higher levels of wakefulness and if both their right and left brains experience the same depth of sleep. The article titled "Sleep and Pathological Wakefulness at Time of Liberation from Mechanical Ventilation" is published in... Read more

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Predicting difficult intubation

2019 14 Feb

Endotracheal intubation is often required for major surgical procedures and for respiratory support in critically ill patients. The ability to predict which patients have a high risk of difficult intubation may reduce the risk for “cannot intubate, cannot ventilate” scenarios. Several individual physical examination findings are predictive but do not... Read more

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ESICM EuroAsia 2019

2019 14 Apr

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Care Convention 2019 - Airway & Respiratory Conference

2019 10 Jun

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2017 05 Apr

Zoom On Professor John B. West   Professor John B. West is a renowned respiratory physiologist and researcher. He joined the faculty of the University of California San Diego in 1969, where he still teaches first-year medical students. He is author of Respiratory physiology - the essentials , which has been translated into many languages, and... Read more