The Science Journal of the American Association for Respiratory Care


March 2004 / Volume 49 / Number 3

Original Contributions

Aspiration of Dead Space in the Management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients With Respiratory Failure
by You-Ning Liu, Wei-Guo Zhao, Li-Xin Xie, De-Sen Cao, Liang-An Chen, Jian-Peng Zhang, Bo Zhang, Ying-Min Ma, Yu-Zhu Li, Xin-Gang Zhang, and Yan-Hong Jia—Beijing, China
Successful Treatment of Acute Chest Syndrome With High-Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation in Pediatric Patients
by Angela T Wratney, Michael A Gentile, Donna S Hamel, and Ira M Cheifetz—Durham, North Carolina
Factors Affecting Oxygen Delivery With Bi-Level Positive Airway Pressure
by Andrew R Schwartz, Robert M Kacmarek, and Dean R Hess—Boston, Massachusetts
Publications, Citations, and Impact Factors of Leading Investigators in Critical Care Medicine
by Alexander B Adams and Dana Simonson—St Paul, Minnesota

Case Reports

Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in a Child With Malaria: Favorable Response to Prone Positioning
by Jose C Flores, Ana Imaz, Jesús López-Herce, and Carlota Seriñá—Madrid, Spain
The Use of High Positive End-Expiratory Pressure for Respiratory Failure in Abdominal Compartment Syndrome
by Voravit Suwanvanichkij and J Randall Curtis—Seattle, Washington
Acute Inhalation Injury With Evidence of Diffuse Bronchiolitis Following Chlorine Gas Exposure at a Swimming Pool
by Tanyalak Parimon, Jeffrey P Kanne, and David J Pierson—Seattle, Washington

Special Articles

Causes of Failure of Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation
by Stefano Nava and Piero Ceriana—Pavia, Italy

2003 Philip Kittredge Memorial Lecture

Advancing Beyond the Average: The Importance of Mentoring in Professional Achievement
by Robert L Chatburn—Cleveland, Ohio

Books, Films, Tapes, & Software

Pediatric Allergy: Principles and Practice
(Leung DYM, Sampson HA, Geha RS, Szefler SJ)
reviewed by Mary Beth Hogan—Morgantown, West Virginia
Childhood Asthma and Other Wheezing Disorders, 2nd ed
(Silverman M, editor)
reviewed by John C Carl—Cleveland, Ohio
Respiratory Control and Disorders in the Newborn
(Mathew OP, editor)
reviewed by David E Woodrum—Seattle, Washington
Shelter From the Storm: Caring for a Child with a Life-Threatening Condition
(Hilden JM, Tobin DR)
reviewed by Ross M Hays—Seattle, Washington
Sillwee Wobbert and Wheezing Will in the Big Game
(Robert G)
reviewed by Martha V White—Wheaton, Maryland
Pediatric Respiratory Examination (CD-ROM)
(O’Callaghan C, Stannard W)
reviewed by Angela T Wratney—Durham, North Carolina
Pediatric Respiratory Emergencies (On-line education module)
reviewed by Robert M Lewis—Atlanta, Georgia
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