The Science Journal of the American Association for Respiratory Care

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April 2005 / Volume 50 / Number 4

Editorials

Volumetric Capnography in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Is the Era of Day-to-Day Monitoring Finally Here?
by Ziad W Ghamra and Alejandro C Arroliga—Cleveland, Ohio
Minute Ventilation: It Takes Time to Get It Right
by Guy W Soo Hoo—Los Angeles, California

Original Contributions

Accuracy of Physiologic Dead Space Measurements in Patients With Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Using Volumetric Capnography: Comparison With the Metabolic Monitor Method
by Richard H Kallet, Brian M Daniel, Oscar Garcia, and Michael A Matthay—San Francisco, California
Measurement of a Baseline Minute Ventilation for the Calculation of Minute Ventilation Recovery Time: Is a Subjective Method Reliable?
by Christopher W Seymour, Jason D Christie, Christina Gaughan, and Barry D Fuchs—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

20th Annual New Horizons Symposium

Tracheostomy From A to Z

Foreword

Tracheostomy From A to Z: Historical Context and Current Challenges
by David J Pierson—Seattle, Washington

Symposium Papers

Anatomy and Physiology of Tracheostomy
by Scott K Epstein—Boston, Massachusetts
Indications for and Timing of Tracheostomy
by Charles G Durbin Jr—Charlottesville, Virginia
Techniques for Performing Tracheostomy
by Charles G Durbin Jr—Charlottesville, Virginia
Tracheostomy Tubes and Related Appliances
by Dean R Hess—Boston, Massachusetts
Evidence-Based Management of Tracheostomies in Hospitalized Patients
by Keith E Littlewood—Charlottesville, Virginia
Facilitating Speech in the Patient With a Tracheostomy
by Dean R Hess—Boston, Massachusetts
Tracheostomy and Weaning
by David J Pierson—Seattle, Washington
Long-Term Care of the Patient With a Tracheostomy
by Joseph S Lewarski—Goleta, California
Tracheostomy Decannulation
by Kent L Christopher—Denver, Colorado
Late Complications of Tracheostomy
by Scott K Epstein—Boston, Massachusetts

Books, Films, Tapes, & Software

Tracheostomy: A Multiprofessional Handbook
(Russell C, Matta B, editors)
reviewed by Michael J Souter—Seattle, Washington
Clinical Scenarios in Thoracic Surgery
(Kalimi R, Faber LP)
reviewed by Costanzo A DiPerna—Seattle, Washington
Evidence-Based Management of Patients with Respiratory Failure
(Esteban A, Anzueto A, Cook DJ, editors)
reviewed by Joshua A Saliman—Seattle, Washington
Interventional Pulmonary Medicine
(Beamis JF, Mathur PN, Mehta AC)
reviewed by Wendi M Norris—Boise, Idaho
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