The Science Journal of the American Association for Respiratory Care

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February 2002 / Volume 47 / Number 2

Original Contributions

Propofol Infusion Is Associated with a Higher Rapid Shallow Breathing Index in Patients Preparing to Wean from Mechanical Ventilation
by Mohammad Khamiees, Yaw Amoateng-Adjepong, and Constantine A Manthous—New Haven, Connecticut
Treatment of Patients Hospitalized for Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Comparison of an Oral/Metered-Dose Inhaler Regimen with an Intravenous/Nebulizer Regimen
by Sean P Shortall, James Blum, Frederick A Oldenburg, Lorraine Rodgerson, John M Branscombe, and Edward M Harrow—Bangor, Maine
Dry Powder Ipratropium Bromide Is As Safe and Effective As Metered-Dose Inhaler Formulation: A Cumulative Dose-Response Study in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients
by Antoine Cuvelier, Jean-François Muir, Daniel Benhamou—Rouen, France, Jean-Claude Guérin—Lyon, France, Emmanuel Weitzenblum—Strasbourg, France, Pierre Zuck—Metz, France, Robert Delacenserie—Schirmek, France, André Taytard—Bordeaux, France, François Philip-Joet—Marseilles, France, and Philippe Iacono—Reims, France

Case Reports

Churg-Strauss Syndrome Occurring 30 Years After the Onset of Ulcerative Colitis
by Athanasios A Prekates—Piraeus, Greece, Stylianos E Orfanos, Christina J Routsi, Aikaterini Ch Pantelidaki, and Charis S Roussos—Athens, Greece

Reviews, Overviews, & Updates

Practical Management of Acute Asthma in Adults
by Teal S Hallstrand—Seattle, Washington, and John V Fahy—San Francisco, California

Graphics Corner

Detection of Patient-Ventilator Asynchrony During Low Tidal Volume Ventilation, Using Ventilator Waveform Graphics
Richard H Kallet and John M Luce—San Francisco, California
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