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While the hot summer months may affect the everyday management of your lung health, it doesn’t have to keep you from living your fullest life. Here are a few tips to help you find the breathing spaces you need this summer. Just because it may be harder to be outside, doesn’t mean you have to stay locked inside your own home!

Hit The Gym

Posted in News, Better Breathing Spaces, AeroChamber Plus* Flow-Vu* Chamber, COPD, asthma

Living a full life with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is more accessible than ever before with today’s online resources. Whether you’re looking for in-depth tutorials, facts, or simple tips on self-management, the web offers information at your fingertips. Here’s a few of our favourite bookmark-worthy websites for you!

The Lung Association

Posted in News, COPD, Aerobika*, AeroChamber Plus* Flow-Vu* Chamber

Post-operative pulmonary complications (PPCs) are a major burden to the healthcare system. A new real-world study published in Pulmonary Therapy, indicates significant reductions in costs when using the Aerobika* oscillating positive expiratory pressure (OPEP) device in the postoperative care setting.1

Posted in News, Published Studies, Press, Aerobika*

For people recovering from an acquired or traumatic brain injury, swallowing rehabilitation can be especially challenging because they may experience a period of post-traumatic amnesia. This can limit their ability to form new memories, making it difficult to learn the swallowing exercises that may help them eat again.

Posted in News, Press, Abilex* Device, Dysphagia

May 1, 2018: Today is the 20th annual World Asthma Day, an event held each May to raise awareness of Asthma worldwide. World Asthma Day is organized by the Global Initiative for Asthma, or GINA (www.ginasthma.org), a World Health Organization collaborative and 501(c)3 organization founded in 1993.

Posted in News, Events, Press, World Asthma Day, asthma, AeroChamber Plus* Flow-Vu* Chamber

As any experienced adventurer will tell you, sleep is rough at high-altitude. The Altimate™ mask, is a unique drug-free high-altitude sleep solution that can make the difference between a good trek and a great trek. A breakthrough innovation and soon-to-be an essential item in any adventurer’s pack list, the Altimate™ mask provides a natural and effective wearable solution to help alleviate the sleep problems and exhaustion that challenge high-altitude adventurers.

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A real-world study in more than 18,000 patients has demonstrated superior asthma control with the AeroChamber Plus* Flow-Vu* Anti-Static Valved Holding Chamber (VHC) compared with other chambers.1

Posted in News, Press, Presented Research, Published Studies, asthma, AeroChamber Plus* Flow-Vu* Chamber, TM UK

Two new publications build on previous evidence that not all devices are equally effective in delivering asthma control.

A recent article in Pulmonary Pharmacology and Physiology1 provides in vitro evidence that the AeroChamber Plus* Flow-Vu* valved holding chamber (or spacer) delivers aerosolized drug more effectively than other chambers, a view further supported in a new literature review published in Therapeutic Advances in Respiratory Disease.2

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Trudell Medical UK Ltd (TM-UK) is now the UK distributor for the full AeroChamber Plus* range of Valved Holding Chambers (VHCs)

Products available through TM UK

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Starting January 1st, 2018, under the new OHIP+ program, the Ontario Drug Benefit Program will cover AeroChamber Plus* Flow-Vu* chambers for children 12 years of age and under. Children prescribed a Metered Dose Inhaler (MDI) for their asthma will now be eligible for one (1) chamber per year under this new program. A prescription must be provided by a doctor or nurse practitioner in order to be eligible for reimbursement.

 

Posted in Press, News, AeroChamber Plus* Flow-Vu* Chamber, asthma