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Sleep & Respiratory Newsletter

August 2018

The Sleep & Respiratory Newsletter: now archived and available for you

Every other month, the Sleep & Respiratory e-newsletter from Philips bring it to you. The clinical research. The insights, tips and best practices. Thought leadership from industry luminaries. The latest innovations and trends in sleep and respiratory health, diagnosis and care. Now for the first time, all of this accumulated knowledge is available to you together in one place.


The very best of Philips Sleep & Respiratory e-newsletter. The knowledge to transform care, the power to impact outcomes and keep people sleeping soundly, and breathing naturally.

A sampling of what you can find at the Sleep & Respiratory Newsletter archive …

copd and the economics of care

COPD and the economics of care


About the financial benefit of home Noninvasive ventilation therapy (NIV) as part of a multifaceted intervention program for severe COPD – that offers promising results for patients, providers and payers alike.1

Asthma management

Asthma management and children

Dr. Michael Bowman – Emeritus, Medical University of South Carolina and renowned advocate for respiratory health – on the challenges surrounding children, athletics and asthma.

Therapy helps

Therapy help & best practices

Tips for the proper maintenance, cleaning, and storage of popular2 hand held small volume nebulizers (HHSVN) devices – for long lasting performance and life expectancy.

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HHSVN: only 53% of patients report being very knowledgeable about proper use and maintenance2

1Coughlin, S., Lee-Chiong MD, T. (2017). “Cost Savings from Reduced Hospitalizations with Use of Home Noninvasive Ventilation for COPD.” Published.


2Braman Sidney, MD, professor, critical care and sleep medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Webinar. COPD and Inhalation Devices: Pulmonologist and Patient Knowledge, Attitudes, Beliefs and Behaviors. March 2016, ATS and Sunovian Pharmaceuticals companion survey.

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