The Science Journal of the American Association for Respiratory Care

Contents

March 2005 / Volume 50 / Number 3

Editorials

Manual Ventilation and Risk of Barotrauma: Primum Non Nocere
by Jean-Damien Ricard—Colombes, France

Original Contributions

Peak Pressures During Manual Ventilation
by Mohamed Turki, Michael P Young, Scott S Wagers, and Jason HT Bates—Burlington, Vermont
The Impact of Closed Endotracheal Suctioning Systems on Mechanical Ventilator Performance
by Ashraf El Masry, Purris F Williams, Daniel W Chipman, Joseph P Kratohvil, and Robert M Kacmarek—Boston, Massachusets
A Laboratory Evaluation of 2 Mechanical Ventilators in the Presence of Helium-Oxygen Mixtures
by Melissa K Brown and David C Willms—San Diego, California
Carbon Dioxide Elimination and Gas Displacement Vary With Piston Position During High-Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation
by Donna S Hamel, Andrew L Katz, Damian M Craig, John D Davies, and Ira M Cheifetz—Durham, North Carolina

2004 Philip Kittredge Memorial Lecture

The Inhalation of Drugs: Advantages and Problems
by Joseph L Rau—Atlanta, Georgia

Teaching Case of the Month

Paraquat Poisoning
by Chanchai Sittipunt—Bangkok, Thailand

Letters

Methemoglobinemia and Pulse Oximetry
by Tom Richardson—Alabaster, Alabama
review by Ellen Lunenfeld and Gregory C Kane—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Dynamic Hyperinflation, Intrinsic Positive End-Expiratory Pressure, and Respiratory Rate
by Jeffrey M Anderson—Boise, Idaho
response by Natalya Y Thorevska—Maywood, Illinois
and Constantine A Manthous—Bridgeport, Connecticut
A Expiratory Rib-Cage Compression, Airway Suctioning, and Atelectasis
by George Ntoumenopoulos—London, United Kingdom
response by Takeshi Unoki—Tokyo, Japan
and Taro Mizutani and Hidenori Toyooka—Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

Books, Films, Tapes, & Software

Essentials of Airway Management
(Dolenska S, Dalal, P, Taylor A)
reviewed by Chuck Biddle—Richmond, Virginia
Clinical Respiratory Medicine, 2nd ed
(Albert RK, Spiro SG, Jett JR)
reviewed by Robert L Coffey—Mount Vernon, Washington
ICU Recall, 2nd ed
(Thaemert NL, Tribble CG)
reviewed by Justin L Ranes—Cleveland, Ohio
Cystic Fibrosis: A Guide for Patient and Family, 3rd ed
(Orenstein DM, editor)
reviewed by Douglas E Masini—Elizabethton, Tennessee
The Washington Manual: Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Subspecialty Consult
(Jost BC, Abdel-Hamid KM, Friedman EC, Jani AL, editors)
reviewed by Eric J Schmitt—Dallas, Texas
Breath Sounds Made Incredibly Easy!
(Hausauer J, Haynes N)
reviewed by Christy Chua Patel—Rochester, Minnesota
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