RESPIRATORY INSIGHTS

The touchRESPIRATORY website provides a selection of resources to inform clinicians and patients 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:

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

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
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
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
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
A new era in cystic fibrosis therapy
Katrina Mountfort, Senior Medical Writer, Touch Medical Media, UK
Shanker Krishna, Respiratory Account Director, Touch Medical Media, UK
Insights into ivacaftor as a game-changing therapy for cystic fibrosis, discussed at the ATS Annual Meeting, Washington DC, May 19–24, 2017
New data from the WINDWARD clinical trial program on benralizumab in severe asthma
Katrina Mountfort, Senior Medical Writer, Touch Medical Media, UK
Andrew Potter, Respiratory Account Director, Touch Medical Media, UK
Insights into the WINDWARD clinical trial program, presented and discussed at the ATS Annual Meeting, Washington DC, May 19–24, 2017
The FLAME trial: a new landmark in the management of COPD
Katrina Mountfort, Senior Medical Writer, Touch Medical Media, UK
Reducing hospital admissions in COPD
Katrina Mountfort, Freelance Medical Writer for Touch Medical Media, UK