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ISRC Advocacy Update

February 16, 2023 It’s 2023 and both Lexie Caraway and I are ready to re-energize our efforts this year as we have specific AARC outlined goals we want to achieve in 2023 Our AARC PACT 2023 DC trip this year ... Read More
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How Can I Tell if My Child Has RSV?

By Laura Hegwer With all the news about RSV surging in infants and toddlers, you may be wondering what to do if your kid gets a stuffy nose or fever this fall. You’re in good company — even parents who work as pediatric ... Read More
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Health professionals discuss when to seek medical attention for RSV

CHICAGO — RSV or Respiratory Syncytial Virus, is a common seasonal illness that often sparks panic in parents. Doctors say many of the symptoms can be treated at home, safely and effectively. But knowing when to seek medical attention is ... Read More
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Welcome New Members!

The ISRC would like to extend a welcome to the following individuals to the AARC and the Illinois affiliate: Samuel Ades Melissa DeMiglio George Kunnel Stavan Sutaria Rosie Woods Kelly Hoerchler Jason Mabry Amy Terstriep Vicky Yarbrough Isabella Hooker Jasalyn ... Read More
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Adding a Neonatal Track to Your Curriculum

RT educational programs are largely focused on the care and treatment of adults with respiratory conditions, and rightly so. After all, adults make up the lion’s share of people who need the services of a therapist. But infants and children ... Read More
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Pulmonary Rehab Benefits for COVID-19 Survivors, a Patient’s Journey

The COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged the world, as we know it. I still remember the date that the facility I work in closed. March 13, 2019. I work as a respiratory therapist at an outpatient pulmonary rehab program. I was ... Read More