The Science Journal of the American Association for Respiratory Care


February 2009 / Volume 54 / Number 2

Podcast   Editor’s Commentary

Conference Proceedings

Noninvasive Ventilation in Patients With Acute Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema
by Sangeeta Mehta, Abdul Hakeem Al-Hashim—Toronto, Ontario, Canada and Sean P Keenan—New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
Noninvasive Ventilation to Shorten the Duration of Mechanical Ventilation
by Scott K Epstein—Boston Massachusetts
Novel Uses of Noninvasive Ventilation
by Joshua O Benditt—Seattle, Washington
Should Noninvasive Ventilation Be Used With the Do-Not-Intubate Patient?
by Robert M Kacmarek—Boston, Massachusetts
How to Initiate a Noninvasive Ventilation Program: Bringing the Evidence to the Bedside
by Dean R Hess—Boston, Massachusetts
Complications of Noninvasive Ventilation in Acute Care
by Peter C Gay—Rochester, Minnesota

Conference Summary

Noninvasive Ventilation in Acute Care: Controversies and Emerging Concepts
by Richard H Kallet—San Francisco, California

Books, Software, & Other Media

Noninvasive Ventilation Made Simple (Kinnear WJM)
reviewed by Phillip E Alkana—Boston, Massachusetts
Ventilatory Support for Chronic Respiratory Failure (Ambrosino N, Goldstein RS, editors)
reviewed by Joshua O Benditt—Seattle, Washington
Allergy and Asthma: Practical Diagnosis and Management (Mahmoudi M, editor)
reviewed by Karna Gendo—Seattle, Washington
Airway Management in Emergencies (Kovacs G, Law JA)
reviewed by David A Baker—Seattle, Washington
CT of the Airways (Boiselle PM, Lynch DA, editors)
reviewed by Eric J Stern—Seattle, Washington
Fishman’s Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders. 4th edition (Fishman AP, Elias JA, Fishman JA, Grippi MA, Senior RM, Pack AI, editors)
reviewed by John E Heffner—Portland, Oregon
Mechanical Ventilation. 2nd edition (MacIntyre NR, Branson RD)
reviewed by Jeremy C Pamplin—Fort Lewis, Washington
Peer Review and Manuscript Management in Scientific Journals: Guidelines for Good Practice (Hames I)
reviewed by Katherine Kreilkamp—Seattle, Washington
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