The Science Journal of the American Association for Respiratory Care


March 2006 / Volume 51 / Number 3

Original Contributions

Change in Forced Expiratory Time and Spirometric Performance During a Single Pulmonary Function Testing Session
by Adam G Tsai, Jason D Christie, Christina A Gaughan, Wenceslao R Palma Jr, and Mitchell L Margolis—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nocturnal Oxygenation Using a Pulsed-Dose Oxygen-Conserving Device Compared to Continuous Flow
by Robert L Chatburn—Cleveland, Ohio; Joseph S Lewarski—Goleta, California; and Robert W McCoy—Apple Valley, Minnesota
The Presence of Emphysema Further Impairs Physiologic Function in Patients With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
by Marco Mura—Bologna, Italy; Maurizio Zompatori—Parma, Italy; Angela Maria Grazia Pacilli, Luca Fasano, Mario Schiavina, and Mario Fabbri—Bologna, Italy
A Novel Device for Measuring Long-Term Oxygen Therapy Adherence: A Preliminary Validation
by Sun-Kai V Lin, Samuel T Kuna, and Daniel K Bogen—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Case Reports

Massive Hemothorax in a Beta-Thalassemic Patient Due to Spontaneous Rupture of Extramedullary Hematopoietic Masses: Diagnosis and Successful Treatment
by Prapaporn Pornsuriyasak, Thitiporn Suwatanapongched, Narathip Wangsuppasawad, Montian Ngodngamthaweesuk, and Pantep Angchaisuksiri—Bangkok, Thailand

RC Web Sites

Zap Asthma Online Simulation
reviewed by Richard M Kravitz—Durham, North Carolina
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