Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Respiratory Care (ACPRC)
Breathing new life into COPD care
Improving the respiratory health of the nation
Restrict antibiotics for people with non-severe COPD, says NICE
Clinicians should consider limiting the use of antibiotics for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), to prevent them from developing antimicrobial resistance.
Cardiac and pulmonary rehab teams join forces for breathlessness rehab
People in Leicestershire are benefiting from a breathlessness rehab programme that sees cardiac and pulmonary rehab teams, which include physiotherapists, working together.
SPSC17: Respiratory physio highlights how apps can help patients to breathe
Award-winning digital pioneer Stephanie Mansell has told physiotherapy students how mobile technology and apps using ventilation and respiratory technologies can aid clinical practice.
NICE issues new guidance on extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal
Physios must inform their trust’s clinical governance leads if they want to use extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal (ECCO2R) to treat patients with respiratory failure.
Physio-led breathing exercises are making a comeback underpinned by positive research, reports Colleen Shannon