PFF Insights Blog

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    Study Adds to Research Indicating Bias in Pulse Oximetry Readings

    The COVID-19 pandemic has brought new attention to the accuracy of pulse oximeters. Recent data shows patients with COVID-19 who had darker skin tones more frequently had inaccurate pulse oximetry measurements when compared to White individuals.
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    The PFF Presents Research And Clinical Trial Resources At American Thoracic Society Conference 2022

    Dr. Amy Hajari Case provides a recap of her experience at ATS and highlights new and ongoing research supported by the PFF.
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    Financial Assistance Programs for PF Medications

    If you’re concerned about the cost of your prescription medications and other healthcare expenses, you are not alone. Read this post to learn about options.
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    Meet Your PF Care Team: Krishna Thavarajah, MD MS

    Dr. Thavarajah was first drawn to pulmonary and critical care medicine in the intensive care unit (ICU) as an Internal Medicine Resident. Learn more about her background.
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    Meet Your PF Care Team: Josie Corral, RN, MSN, CNL, ACRP-CP

    Josie Corral, RN, MSN, CNL, ACRP-CP*, is currently the Lead Clinical Research Nurse and Clinical Research Nurse Educator at Loyola University Medical Center.
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    Meet Your PF Care Team: Max Whitehead-Zimmers, BA

    Max Whitehead-Zimmers is a Human Research Technologist at the Penn State College of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care located at the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
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    Working Together to Raise Awareness of Interstitial Lung Disease

    The first-ever ILD Day will take place on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 to drive awareness of interstitial lung disease (ILD). There are more than 200 types of interstitial lung disease, and more than 250,000 Americans are living with pulmonary fibrosis (PF) and ILD. Pulmonary fibrosis can be seen in many of the more than 200 types of ILD. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is one of the most common forms of ILD and has no known cause.
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