Respiratory

Creator:   Tarun Kunwar
Created:   1/5/2015
Contains:  9 items
A collection of articles on respiratory health.

Effective management of ARDS

Carlucci, Melissa; Graf, Nicole; Simmons, James Q.; More

The Nurse Practitioner. 39(12):35-40, December 13th, 2014.

Acute respiratory distress syndrome is a serious complication of critical illness that is associated with high morbidity and mortality. Prevention, early recognition, and appropriate supportive care are essential to improve outcomes.

Primary care of chronic dyspnea in adults

Bull, Amy

The Nurse Practitioner. 39(8):34-40, August 16th, 2014.

Chronic dyspnea is defined as shortness of breath lasting for a minimum of 4 weeks. It is a common complaint associated with many of the cardiopulmonary diseases seen in primary care. This article provides a systematic, evidence-based, and cost-effective approach to the evaluation of this complex symptom.

Acute bronchitis: Evaluation and management

Blush, Raymond R. III

The Nurse Practitioner. 38(10):14-20, October 10th, 2013.

Acute bronchitis affects millions of individuals, significantly impacting patient health and the healthcare industry. Understanding evaluation and treatment guidelines for acute bronchitis allows the nurse practitioner to practice comprehensive care for patients. This article reviews evidence-based practices when caring for the patient with acute bronchitis to promote healthy outcomes.