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Thorough Assessment is Crucial in Patients with Respiratory Distress

Accurate observation and treatment go a long way when considering all causes of respiratory distress.

Posted Thursday, March 12, 2015

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Using Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation for Respiratory Distress

New protocol reduces the number of potentially harmful intubations.

Posted Tuesday, November 11, 2014

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Vocal Cord Dysfunction Is a Puzzling Asthma Mimic

All that wheezes isn’t asthma.

Posted Friday, August 8, 2014

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Danger, Diagnosis & Treatment of Pulmonary Embolisms

Recognize this sudden killer with a thorough patient assessment.

Posted Friday, July 11, 2014

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Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation an Alternative to Intubation?

It’s an easier technique than intubation and may decrease mortality rates.

Posted Monday, July 7, 2014

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Infant Boy’s Struggle to Breathe Isn’t Respiratory in Nature

What’s causing this infant’s respiratory distress?

Posted Friday, May 2, 2014

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Reader Questions Pulmonary Embolism Case

Several questions about the patient assessment are answered.

Posted Monday, December 16, 2013

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Common Panic Attack Symptoms Could Be Something Serious

Find out what caused a young female’s sudden shortness of breath.

Posted Monday, October 7, 2013

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How to Assess and Treat Acute Respiratory Distress

Assessment is the key to helping patients presenting with acute respiratory distress.

Posted Friday, July 19, 2013

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