Bronchiectasis: Signs & Symptoms

In order to raise awareness of bronchiectasis—and to support patients through diagnosis and care—we must first understand this disease state. What is Bronchiectasis? by Bryan Pearson, RRTFrontier Home Medical Clinical Representative The American Lung Association defines bronchiectasis as “A chronic condition where the walls of the bronchi are thickened from inflammation and infection. People withContinue reading “Bronchiectasis: Signs & Symptoms”

Online DME Ordering

Are you tired of extra paperwork, addendums and difficult ordering criteria? Frontier Home Medical’s E-Prescribe portal, called Parachute, walks you through the ordering process and helps to build documentation needed to get patients the timely care they deserve. What can you prescribe in Frontier’s Parachute app? Oxygen CPAP & BiLevel Nebulizer Non-Invasive Ventilation High FrequencyContinue reading “Online DME Ordering”

Depression Treatment and OSA

Obstructive Sleep Apnea May Be One Reason Depression Treatment Doesn’t Work Publication: Mental Health Weekly Digest Study Author: Dr. W. Vaughn McCall, chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University Publisher: NewsRX LLC According to recent findings, there may be a link between unsuccessful treatmentContinue reading “Depression Treatment and OSA”

FHM Oxygen Modality Quick Reference

When patients need oxygen therapy, there are many choices available for healthcare professionals to prescribe. Download the Frontier Oxygen Modality worksheet to help navigate the world of oxygen devices. This chart identifies the following: Type of Device (in home, on-the-go, home fill oxygen) Power Source (wall outlet, car charger, battery-powered) Continuous Flow (functionality, settings, batteryContinue reading “FHM Oxygen Modality Quick Reference”

Depression and OSA

The Correlation of Anxiety and Depression With Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome Authors: Fariborz Rezaeitalab , Fatemeh Moharrari , Soheila Saberi, Hadi Asadpour, Fariba Rezaeetalab Publisher: J Res Med Sci. 2014 Mar;19(3):205-10. Background: Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is a common sleep disorder characterized by repeated upper airway obstruction during sleep. While respiratory pauses followed by loudContinue reading “Depression and OSA”