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Leading experts including: Peter Barnes, Nicholas Hart, Felix Herth, Fabio Midulla, Refika Ersu, Mario Cazzola, Ian Adcock and Antonio Spanevello discuss their experiences with the European Respiratory & Pulmonary Diseases (ERPD) journal and the touchRESPIRATORY digital platform...

Latest Videos

As well as our peer-reviewed journals, we also provide video interviews, procedures and general updates on the latest trends within the area, as well as featuring carefully selected video from our partners.
  • Isabel is Deputy Director of EFA Member RESPIRA, the Portuguese Association for People with COPD and other Chronic Respiratory Diseases. She is an active person, an engaged COPD patient who knows...
  • Eva Angorsova, Czech Republic COPD patient, found out that swimming is key to her independence. Thanks to the swimming pool she feels stronger physically and mentally, and she does not need anyone to...
  • CHEST 2017 – Day 2 Filmed at the CHEST Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, October 2017.
  • CHEST 2017 – Day 1 Filmed at the CHEST Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, October 2017.
  • Brian Carlin talks to us about pulmonary rehabilitation and the ideal interdisciplinary approach to patient care. 1. What are the major challenges in providing pulmonary rehabilitation in...
  • Ghada Bourjeily discusses obstructive sleep apnea in pregnancy, the topic of her recently published editorial, available here. 1. What physiological changes underlie the development or worsening...

RESPIRATORY INSIGHTS

touchRESPIRATORY provides a selection of resources to inform physicians, clinicians and related HCPs about the latest developments in the field. The following are quick, non peer-reviewed, opinion-based updates addressing current trends and opinion on the most recent advances in the area of respiratory medicine:

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Highlights from the ERS International Congress 2017 Katrina Mountfort, Senior Medical Writer, Touch Medical Media, UK
Shanker Krishna, Respiratory Account Director, Touch Medical Media, UK

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Respiratory compromise: a leading cause of mortality in hospitalized Medicare patients Katrina Mountfort, Senior Medical Writer, Touch Medical Media, UK
Matthew Goodwin, Respiratory Business Unit Director, Touch Medical Media, UK

Insights into the Respiratory Compromise Institute's (RCI) results from two studies evaluating the impact of respiratory compromise on mortality in hospitalized patients, presented and discussed at the ATS Annual Meeting, Washington DC, May 19–24, 2017
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Pulmonary embolism: which patients should receive thrombolytic therapy? Katrina Mountfort, Senior Medical Writer, Touch Medical Media, UK
Insights into the safety and efficacy of systemic thrombolysis and catheter-directed thrombolysis in patients with pulmonary embolism
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Is menopause associated with accelerated lung function decline? Katrina Mountfort, Senior Medical Writer, Touch Medical Media, UK
Christina Mackins-Crabtree, Managing Editor, touchRESPIRATORY, UK
Insights into the European Respiratory Health Survey (ECRHS), discussed at the ATS Annual Meeting, Washington DC, May 19–24, 2017
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Chronic insomnia is a risk factor for asthma in adults Katrina Mountfort, Senior Medical Writer, Touch Medical Media, UK
Matthew Goodwin, Respiratory Business Unit Director, Touch Medical Media, UK
Insights into the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study (HUNT), discussed at the ATS Annual Meeting, Washington DC, May 19–24, 2017