Respiratory Failure

LTACHs vs SNFs: Distinct Patient Profiles

<p>Determining the appropriate post-acute care (PAC) delivery setting for a patient based on his or her medical needs is essential to achieving optimal outcomes and reducing readmissions, especially immediately following a stay in the ICU. However, not all post-acute providers have the same capabilities, and therefore do not care for patients with the same clinical …

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Meeting Today’s Complex Pulmonary Needs through LTACH Expertise

<div class="right-align"> <a class="btn btn-blue gt" data-category="Hospital" data-action="Click-Button" data-label="Blog-Meeting Today’s Complex Pulmonary Needs through LTACH Expertise" href="#" title="Meeting Today’s Complex Pulmonary Needs through LTACH Expertise" target="_blank">Download this article as a PDF</a></div> <br /> <p>Recent research indicates that acute respiratory failure mortality rates are continuing to increase, further heightened by the COVID-19 pandemic and seasonal epidemics, …

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A new approach to COVID-19 treatment

While pharma has raced to develop COVID-19 vaccines, US-based company NeuroRx is taking a different approach to treating the virus. CEO Dr. Jonathan Javitt tells pharmaphorum about the science behind the company’s Zyesami, which targets the alveolar type II cells in the lung that are critical for transmission of oxygen. Zyesami was developed in conjunction …

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Continued Care for COVID Recovery: How LTAC Hospitals Help Post-COVID Patients

<div class="right-align"> <a class="btn btn-blue _gt" data-category="Hospital" data-action="Click-Button" data-label="Blog-Continued Care for COVID Recovery: How LTAC Hospitals Help Post-COVID Patients" href="https://www.kindredhealthcare.com/docs/default-source/default-document-library/kindred-how-ltac-hospitals-help-post-covid-patients.pdf?sfvrsn=dbab89ea_2" title="Continued Care for COVID Recovery: How LTAC Hospitals Help Post-COVID Patients" target="_blank">Download this article as a PDF</a></div> <br /> <p>The latest research findings are honing in on the clinical conditions associated with COVID-19, along with …

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Reducing Respiratory Failure Readmissions While COPD Is on the Rise

<div class="right-align"> <a class="btn btn-blue _gt" data-category="Hospital" data-action="Click-Button" data-label="Blog-Reducing Respiratory Failure Readmissions While COPD Is on the Rise" href="https://www.kindredhealthcare.com/docs/default-source/default-document-library/kindred-respiratory-failure-whitepaper.pdf?sfvrsn=74f58dea_2" title="Reducing Respiratory Failure Readmissions While COPD Is on the Rise" target="_blank">Download this article as a PDF</a></div> <br /> <p>Diagnoses of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) have been on the rise since the early 2000s. By 2030, …

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