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Respiratory Therapy (Therapy, Respiratory) Summary

Description: Care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities associated with the cardiopulmonary system. It includes the therapeutic use of medical gases and their administrative apparatus, environmental control systems, humidification, aerosols, ventilatory support, bronchopulmonary drainage and exercise, respiratory rehabilitation, assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and maintenance of natural, artificial, and mechanical airways.

Also Known As: Therapy, Respiratory; Inhalation Therapy; Therapy, Inhalation; Inhalation Therapies; Respiratory Therapies Show All >>

Networked: 627 relevant articles (41 outcomes, 43 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Respiratory Therapy is Relevant

  1. Asthma (Bronchial Asthma) : 12 outcomes 17 studies in 161 results
  2. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) : 5 outcomes 11 studies in 61 results
  3. Lung Diseases (Lung Disease) : 2 outcomes in 22 results
  4. Status Asthmaticus : 2 outcomes in 6 results
  5. Hypothermia : 2 outcomes in 6 results
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Drugs Related to Respiratory Therapy

  1. fluticasone (Cutivate)
  2. Beclomethasone (Beclometasone)
  3. Isoproterenol (Isoprenaline)
  4. Interleukin-2 (IL2)
  5. Granulocyte-Macrophage Colony-Stimulating Factor (GM-CSF)
  6. Albuterol (Salbutamol)
  7. salmeterol (Serevent)
  8. A-factor (Streptomyces)
  9. Nitric Oxide (Nitrogen Monoxide)
  10. Budesonide (Pulmicort)
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Therapies Related to Respiratory Therapy

  1. Rewarming
  2. Nebulizers and Vaporizers (Inhaler)
  3. Postural Drainage
  4. Artificial Respiration (Mechanical Ventilation)
  5. Metered Dose Inhalers (Metered Dose Inhaler)
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