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Respiratory Conferences, Events, and Education

Respiratory Conferences &
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FSRC 2014 Sunshine Seminar
08/07/2014 - 08/08/2014
Florida Society for Respiratory Care

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cardio , pulmonary , vascular , thoracic , heart , lungs , sleep apnea , asthma

Monday, July 21, 2014

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Oncologists Differ Widely on Offering Cancer Gene Testing

Many cancer researchers believe that cutting-edge advances in genomics will pave the way for personalized or “precision” cancer medicine for all patients in the near future. A new study by researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, however, suggest that not all doctors are ready to embrace tests that look for hundreds of DNA changes in patients’ tumor samples, while others p... Continue Reading



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Penn Researchers Successfully Alleviate Pulmonary Inflammation Through Targeted Drug Delivery

Pulmonary inflammation can cause shallow breathing and the lungs to become brittle in patients who experience multiple blood transfusions, sepsis, lung surgery and acute lung trauma. This complication can leave patients on ventilators, which can furt... Continue Reading


Rhythmic Bursts Of Electrical Activity From Cells In Ear Teach Brain How To Hear

A precise rhythm of electrical impulses transmitted from cells in the inner ear coaches the brain how to hear, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. They report the first evidence of this deve... Continue Reading


Bacterial Colonization Prior To Catching Flu May Protect Against Severe Illness

Many studies have shown that more severe illness and even death are likely to result if you develop a secondary respiratory infection after developing influenza. Now, however, a team of researchers based at The Wistar Institute has determined that if... Continue Reading


MyChart Use Skyrocketing Among Cancer Patients

There has been a sharp increase in the number of cancer patients at UT Southwestern Medical Center using MyChart, the online, interactive service that allows patients to view laboratory and radiology results, communicate with their healthcare provide... Continue Reading


Healthcare Worker Hand Hygiene Rates Increase Three-Fold When Auditors Visible

Hand hygiene rates were found to be three times higher when auditors were visible to healthcare workers than when there were no auditors present, according to a study in a major Canadian acute care hospital. The study, titled, “Quantification of the... Continue Reading


Spinal Cord Mass Arising From Neural Stem Cell Therapy

A spinal mass was identified in a young woman with complete spinal cord injury 8 years after she had undergone implantation of olfactory mucosal cells in the hopes of regaining sensory and motor function. The case is reported and discussed in “Autogr... Continue Reading


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Healthcare Jobs

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PTs, OTs & SLPs
Children's Therapy Network
Ventura, California

Program Director Occupational Therapy Assistant
Kaplan Higher Education Campuses - Corporate
National

Program Director Occupational Therapy Assistant
Kaplan Higher Education Campuses - Corporate
Faculty

Program Director Occupational Therapy Assistant
Kaplan Higher Education Campuses - Corporate
Illinois

Per Diem and Full-Time Nurse Practitioners
Correctional Medical Care Inc - Corp
Schenectady County & Dutchess County, New York

Associate Degree Nursing Program Department Chair
Fayetteville Technical Community College
National

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