Respiratory Health - Safety and Prevention

October 24, 2019 in Respiratory Health, RH Patient Experience, RH Safety and Prevention

Endotracheal Tube Clearing Systems

Endotracheal Tube Clearing Systems Fill out the form on this page to download the infographic on how you can liberate your patients from the vent sooner. BALLARD* Restore2 ET tube…
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June 11, 2019 in Respiratory Health, RH Safety and Prevention

BALLARD* Turbo-Cleaning Closed Suction System

BALLARD* Turbo-Cleaning Closed Suction System Advanced Infection Control That Redefines the Standard of Care for Closed Suction Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is the most common and deadly healthcare-associated infection, affecting up…
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December 6, 2018 in Respiratory Health, RH Patient Experience, RH Safety and Prevention

Protecting your Patients from Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

Ventilators save patients' lives. Mechanical ventilation, in fact, helps critical care patients breathe when they cannot do so on their own. But unfortunately, they can be associated with complications including…
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December 6, 2018 in Respiratory Health, RH Patient Experience, RH Safety and Prevention

Getting the pressure right

Endotracheal tubes are life-saving devices for many patients, but respiratory therapists should be aware of key nuances related to the pressure of tubes and cuffs in order to maintain patient…
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September 7, 2018 in Respiratory Health, RH Patient Experience, RH Safety and Prevention

Three Interventions To Improve Safety Of Neonatal Intubation

Infants who must spend time in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) are considered “one of the highest-risk groups for adverse events (AEs) in the hospital setting,” according to a…
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September 7, 2018 in Respiratory Health, RH Patient Experience, RH Safety and Prevention

Benefits Of Implementing A Pediatric VAP Bundle

Hospital-acquired infections are an unfortunate risk of hospitalization for adult and pediatric intensive care units (ICUs). According to a 2009 study in the Journal of Pediatrics, up to 12% of patients…
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