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14 Oct

COVID-19 and ARDS Translational Research: A Call for Support

"Science is a marathon, not a sprint", said Professor Mike Tipton, the Editor in Chief of the journal Experimental Physiology.…

oxygen therapy for copd 25 Feb

When Should I Consider Oxygen Therapy for COPD?

Starting supplemental oxygen therapy is both an important and complex decision. Given its complexity, understanding what this entails (including why…

09 Jul

Portable Oxygen Concentrators (POCs)

Portable oxygen concentrators (POCs) offer many advantages for persons needing oxygen. Like most technology, understanding a device’s use and limitations…

07 May

Some Covid-19 Myths and the Need for Research to find Answers

Humans are hardwired to resolve uncertainty. We seek answers to life’s burning questions.

07 Jun

O2verlap Study Is Enrolling Participants

People with obstructive sleep apnea have periods during sleep where they stop breathing because their upper airways occlude when they…

03 May

History of Oxygen Therapy

[Editor’s note: We’ve delved into our archives to find one of many letters written by the beloved Dr. Tom Petty. Though…

25 Jan

Anemia and COPD

Authors Tim J. McMahon and Ann C. Prybylowski, in their book, Management of Anemia, discuss the relationship between anemia and…

07 Dec

Pursed Lips Breathing For People With Pulmonary Fibrosis [VIDEO]

By Brian L. Tiep, MD Pursed lips breathing has been shown to relieve shortness of breath and increase oxygen saturation…

20 Jul

The Roxlyn “Lyn” Cole Story

PERF board member and Executive Vice President Mary Burns, RN, BS, recently shared the story of Roxlyn “Lyn” Cole, a…