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Daniel Ouellette talks to us about the recent update to the CHEST/ATS guideline concerning liberation from mechanical ventilation. 1. Why was an update needed in the CHEST/ATS guidelines concerning liberation...

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At CHEST 2017, Jason Suggett, Group Director, Science and Technology for Trudell Medical International, presents the Aerobika* oscillating positive expiratory pressure (OPEP) device and the importance of understanding why OPEP devices should not all be considered to be the same. In COPD, the...
Brian Carlin discusses the Aerobika* oscillating positive expiratory pressure (OPEP) device and reasons to select it over other OPEP devices for the management of patients following an acute exacerbation of COPD (AECOPD) at CHEST 2017. Part 3 of 3. 1. What are the clinical outcomes associated...
Brian Carlin describes oscillating positive expiratory pressure (OPEP) devices and clinical evidence that supports them as an option for the management of patients following an acute exacerbation of COPD (AECOPD) at CHEST 2017. Part 2 of 3. 1. What are OPEP devices and what evidence is emerging...
Brian Carlin discusses why acute exacerbations of COPD (AECOPD) are important at CHEST 2017. Part 1 of 3. 1. What are acute exacerbations of COPD and why are they important? (0:04) 2. Why is hospital readmission for acute exacerbations of COPD a topic of immediate interest? (0:39) 3. What...
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 patients with chronic lung diseases? (0:06) 2. Why are non-pharmacological approaches to the management...
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 of sleep disordered breathing during pregnancy? (0:04) 2. What is the effect of obstructive sleep...
Aneesa Das discusses her primary academic interest in sleep education. 1. What are the major health implications of sleep deprivation in adults? (0:05) 2. What are the most important steps people can take to optimize their sleep? (0:43) 3. How prevalent is the co-occurrence of insomnia and...
Nicola Hanania talks to us about recent progress in profiling type 2 immune response-driven asthma and emerging data on on therapies targeting Interleukin (IL)-4, IL-5 and IL-13 in severe asthma. Part 2 of 2. 1. What recent progress has been made in profiling type 2 immune response-driven...
Nicola Hanania talks to us about precision medicine and the use of biomarkers in severe asthma. Part 1 of 2. 1. Why is there a need for precision medicine in severe asthma? (0:06) 2. What are the most promising biomarkers for predicting treatment response in asthma? (0:39) 3. How are...
Daniel Ouellette talks to us about the recent update to the CHEST/ATS guideline concerning liberation from mechanical ventilation. 1. Why was an update needed in the CHEST/ATS guidelines concerning liberation from mechanical ventilation in critically ill patients? (0:04) 2. In acutely...