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CAIRE acquires respiratory device maker

June 5, 2020HME News Staff

BALL GROUND, Ga. - CAIRE has acquired Spirosure, a California-based company that recently launched its first product to market, the Fenom Pro, a device that measures FeNO, a key indicator of allergic inflammation in asthmatic patients. “FeNo is quickly becoming recognized by the clinical community as an important diagnostic and management tool for clinicians who treat asthma patients,” said Earl Lawson, CAIRE president and CEO. “The acquisition of Spirosure further diversifies our...

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Respiratory Solutions: Work with caretakers

July 1, 2019Mike Chorney

A. Children are at the highest risk for serious complications from asthma. Providers can help improve quality of life for young patients by educating them on proper inhaler technique and suggesting tools to maximize treatment.A recent study in the Journal of Hospital Medicine reported that almost half of participants ages 2 to 16 used their inhalers incorrectly during treatment. Nearly 18& of patients in the group did not incorporate a spacer device.A spacer is a large tube that fits onto mouthpiece...

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Can CPAP therapy help asthma patients?

August 14, 2013HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The American Lung Association is recruiting asthma patients for a study examining whether CPAP therapy can also improve asthma control. “If CPAP is to be found effective, this will introduce an entirely new way to treat asthma without medication,” stated Robert Wise, MD, director of the association's Asthma Clinical Research Centers (ACRC), in a press release. “If we can reduce the number of inhalers and the frequency of inhaled rescue medication with this new treatment,...

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