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January 2005 / Volume 50 / Number 1

34th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference

Applied Respiratory Physiology: Use of Ventilator Waveforms and Mechanics in the Management of Critically Ill Patients

Part I: A Special Issue

Co-Chairs
Dean R Hess PhD RRT FAARC
Luca M Bigatello MD

Conference Proceedings

Foreword: Applied Respiratory Physiology: Use of Ventilator Waveforms and Mechanics in the Management of Critically Ill Patients
by Dean R Hess—Boston, Massachusetts
Monitoring Respiratory Mechanics During Mechanical Ventilation: Where Do the Signals Come From?
by Warren G Sanborn—Carlsbad, California
Respiratory Mechanics Derived From Signals in the Ventilator Circuit
by Lluís Blanch—Sabadell, Spain
Esophageal and Gastric Pressure Measurements
by Joshua O Benditt—Seattle, Washington
Pressure-Volume Curves of the Respiratory System
by R Scott Harris—Boston, Massachusetts
Capnographic Waveforms in the Mechanically Ventilated Patient
by John E Thompson—Boston, Massachusetts and Michael B Jaffe—Wallingford, Connecticut
Measurement of Air Trapping, Intrinsic Positive End-Expiratory Pressure, and Dynamic Hyperinflation in Mechanically Ventilated Patients
by Lluís Blanch—Sabadell, Spain and Francesca Bernabé and Umberto Lucangelo—Trieste, Italy

Books, Films, Tapes, & Software

Practical Handbook of Nebulizer Therapy
(Boe J, O’Driscoll BR, Dennis JH)
reviewed by Dorisanne Miller and Thomas G O’Riordan—Stony Brook, New York
Acute Exacerbations in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
(Siafakas NM, Anthonisen NR, Georgopoulos D, editors)
reviewed by Alexander C White—Boston, Massachusetts
Fast Fact—Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, 2nd ed
(MacNee W, Rennard SI)
reviewed by James K Stoller—Cleveland, Ohio
Fast Fact—Obstructive Sleep Apnea
(Phillips B, Naughton MT)
reviewed by Noel T Johnson—Edmonds, Washington
ACP Medicine, 2004-2005 edition, 2 vols
(Dale DC, Federman DD)
reviewed by Annie Akita Chun and John VL Sheffield—Seattle, Washington
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