If a so-called white noise machine is kept at full volume in a room with a sleeping baby, it may be potentially hazardous to the child's hearing, suggests a new study.
The study cannot say exposure to the machines' noises is actually impairing children's hearing - just that the devices may be capable of creating sounds loud enough to cause hearing loss after prolonged exposure.
The report's lead author from the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto told Reuters Health that peo
In news that will probably shock no respiratory therapist anywhere, a new study shows that vanishingly few adults properly administer inhalers to asthmatic children in their care. It's unclear why there's such a problem with education, but this appears to be another area where failure to utilize respiratory therapists is leading to lower quality care.