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Incentive Spirometer

Published by <p>This resource provides basic education about incentive spirometry, including who should use an incentive spirometer, its benefits of use, how to use it, and normative values. Video on how to use this resource: Polgar, G., & Weng, T. R. (1979). The functional development of the respiratory system: from the period of gestation to adulthood. American […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Resource Roadmap Show – Adult SLP – #04

Published by <p>This course covers how to use the following resources from the Therapy Insights library: Organizing and Planning a Calendar, Incentive Spirometer, The Effect of Obstructive Sleep Apnea on Swallowing Function, Identifying Relevant vs. Irrelevant Information: An Attention Activity, and Time Pressure Management for the Treatment of Information Processing Speed. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Oxygen Delivery Devices

Published by <p>This material provides basic information on various oxygen delivery devices. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Pulse Oximetry, Racial Bias and Statistical Bias (2022)

Published by <p>In late November of 2021, the British Health Minister, Sajid Javid, published an article pointing out that pulse oximeters tend to be inaccurate in patients with dark skin pigmentation, attracting immediate and widespread attention around the world. The Minister remarked that ‚Äútechnologies are created and developed by people, and so bias, however inadvertent, can be […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>
Physical therapy handout: Pulmonary embolism

Pulmonary Embolism: Warning Signs and Screening for Clinicians

Published by <p>A pulmonary embolism (PE) can be easily missed and can have devastating consequences. It is important for all clinicians to be aware of the signs/symptoms of PE so they can refer out appropriately when suspected. This resource outlines screening guidelines for clinicians. Essien, E., Rali, P., & Mathai, S. C. (2019). Pulmonary embolism. Medical Clinics […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Outpatient Pulmonary Rehabilitation in Patients With Persisting Symptoms After Pulmonary Embolism (2020)

Published by <p>A retrospective single-center cohort study was conducted in 24 people who had pulmonary embolism (PE) in the Outpatient Pulmonary Rehabilitation Unit of Therme Wien Med in Vienna, Austria. This was conducted between January 1 2012 and September 2019. To be included the participants needed to have a history of PE and exertional dyspnea. Two of […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Dysphagia: What Have We Learned So Far and What Do We Still Need to Investigate? (2021)

Published by <p>Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a serious respiratory disorder that causes persistent airflow obstruction, inflammatory response, and systemic manifestation. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, COPD was projected to be the third leading cause of death internationally by 2021. This article reviewed various clinical questions about dysphagia and COPD with current research available.¬† The team wanted […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Management of the Client with Compromised Respiratory Function

Published by <p>Respiratory disease is one of the leading causes of death and disability in the United States. With the emergence of COVID-19, Physical Therapists (PTs) will be treating even greater numbers of clients with compromised lung function. As a result, PTs must be prepared to provide effective rehabilitation for their clients with respiratory deficits. This seminar […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Respiratory Muscle Training for the Treatment of Dysphagia

Published by <p>Respiratory Muscle Training (RMT) is a device-driven therapy with a growing evidence base. In this course, participants will learn about applications of RMT in the treatment of oropharyngeal dysphagia. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Diaphragm Pacing and a Model for Respiratory Rehabilitation After Spinal Cord Injury (2021)

Published by <p>After acute cervical spinal cord injury (CSCI) individuals frequently require mechanical ventilation (MV) due to impairment of the phrenic nerve, the nerve that is responsible for innervation of the diaphragm. Mechanical ventilation undoubtedly saves many lives, however, the use of MV is associated with diaphragm disuse and inflammation. Over time the use of MV can […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>