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A CASE IN THE INTENSIVE CARE UNIT: A Physiotherapy Perspective
Physiotherapist Chris Farley presents a case study on how in-bed cycling helped rehabilitate a patient in ICU with respiratory failure.
“WHY ARE YOU TELLING ME TO EXERCISE WHEN I’M ALREADY SHORT OF BREATH?”
Psychology resident Karen Zhang looks at how different ways of explaining condition management to COPD patients could help with compliance.
ORCS Chair Dina Brooks provides an update on the activities of ORCS committees and staff.
Respiratory Health Educators Interest Group (RHEIG) Co-Chair Lorelei Samis discusses the latest news from RHEIG and the Editorial Committee.
CARING FOR MY COPD PROGRAM AT NHCHC
Caring for My COPD Program Coordinator Reena De Groot provides an overview of the free, community-based program, which is offered at four locations in Ontario.
BETTER BREATHING CONFERENCE 2017 POSTER WINNERS
In the Spotlight this month are the poster winners from the ORCS Poster Session at the Better Breathing Conference 2017, which was held January 26-28 at the Toronto Marriot Downtown Eaton Centre.
ONTARIO RESPIRATORY CARE SOCIETY RESEARCH AND FELLOWSHIP AWARDS
The ORCS Research and Fellowship committee is pleased to announce The Lung Association – Ontario funding of $83,500 for the following Awards for the year 2017-18. We congratulate all the successful winners and sincerely appreciate your dedication to lung health.
CONTINUING NEED TO REVIEW INHALER USE TECHNIQUE
Jane Lindsay discusses a recent study on the prevalence of incorrect inhaler technique and points to resources that may help in educating patients.
CHAIR, ONTARIO RESPIRATORY CARE SOCIETY
PRESIDENT & CEO, THE LUNG ASSOCIATION – ONTARIO
DIRECTOR, ONTARIO RESPIRATORY CARE SOCIETY
RHEIG Executive Team
An official publication of the Ontario Respiratory Care Society, a section of The Lung Association.