Understanding dry powder inhalers
07
February

Understanding dry powder inhalers

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Inhalable medications for patients with asthma and COPD can be confusing for patients and prescribers alike. The sheer variety of devices alone makes choosing the right one difficult. But among the different types currently available, one that’s proven highly valuable for nearly all patients with asthma or COPD is the dry powder inhaler. In an […]


Intubation & Mechanical Ventilation
13
January

Intubation & Mechanical Ventilation

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

You may receive endotracheal intubation and mechanical ventilation if you are in an emergency situation involving severe respiratory problems or if you are having general anesthesia during a surgical procedure. When you breathe, air moves into your lungs when a muscle called the diaphragm, along with other muscles nearby, contracts and causes the chest cavity […]


How to help someone having an Asthma Attack? #Lifesaver

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Asthma is a chronic disease in which the airways narrow and swell, making it hard for the patient to breathe. If you or a loved one is having an asthma attack, here are the things you can do: Among the triggers for an asthma attack are: Dust Pet dander Smoke (from cigarettes or exhaust) Strong […]


How to use a Flexhaler Device

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

–Introduction Music Plays– Like all of the DPIs, the Flexhaler requires significant inspiratory force and patient effort, therefore it should be inhaled with a quick, deep breath to deliver the medication appropriately to the lungs. Let’s watch as Casey describes and demonstrates how to use the Flexhaler to Mrs. Ryan. Hello, Mrs. Ryan. Hi. I’m […]


Giving a Vest Therapy Treatment
04
December

Giving a Vest Therapy Treatment

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Start by cleaning your hands with soap and water or alcohol-based hand gel. Clean your work surface with soap and water or a disinfecting wipe. Gather the equipment and supplies you need: a Vest machine, a correctly sized vest or chest wrap, connecting tubing, padding if your patient has a feeding tube, non-sterile gloves, a […]


A Student Ate Gas Station Sushi For Breakfast. This Is What Happened To His Stomach.
22
November

A Student Ate Gas Station Sushi For Breakfast. This Is What Happened To His Stomach.

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

A Student Ate Gas Station Sushi For Breakfast. This Is What Happened To His Stomach. TB is a 22 year old man, presenting to the emergency room with facial swelling, shortness of breath, and hives. He tells the admitting nurse that he had had severe, right sided, lower abdominal pain for at least the last […]


First Aid Tip for Severe Allergic Reaction or Anaphylactic Shock
20
November

First Aid Tip for Severe Allergic Reaction or Anaphylactic Shock

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Anaphylactic shock is a severe allergic reaction which when triggered can within minutes affect the body and be fatal. If your family has a history of varying kinds of allergies here are the things you need to know about anaphylactic shock. The most common symptoms include severe skin redness or rashes vomiting, breathing difficulty and […]


Central Nebulizing System
19
November

Central Nebulizing System

By Adem Lewis / in , , /

Central Nebulizing System The System is a centralized one that serves multiple patient at the same time by a single cylinder Each nebulizing machine comes with maximum of 32 nozzles That allows a scope to nebulize patients at different beds simultaneously Dozes for every pipes are controlled centrally by a regulator , This innovative thought […]


Asthma|अस्थमा |English   #healthmaantra
07
November

Asthma|अस्थमा |English #healthmaantra

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Hello & Welcome to Health Mantra. With high pollution and dust many of us whether young or old have a difficult time breathing… It all begins with a cough or a wheeze and soon the chest tightens making the person feel shortness of breathe. This condition is called an Asthama and a severe bout of […]


How to use a Twisthaler Device
06
November

How to use a Twisthaler Device

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

–Introduction Music Plays– Like all of the DPIs, the Twisthaler requires an appropriate amount of inspiratory force and patient effort, therefore it should be inhaled with a quick, deep breath to deliver the medication appropriately to the lungs. Let’s watch as Casey describes and demonstrates how to use the Twisthaler to Mrs. Ryan. Hello, Mrs. […]