The Science Journal of the American Association for Respiratory Care

Contents

April 2008 / Volume 53 / Number 4

Original Contributions

Reproducibility and Validity of a Handheld Spirometer
by R Graham Barr—New York, New York
Kimberly J Stemple—Atlanta, Georgia
Sonia Mesia-Vela, Robert C Basner—New York, New York
Susan J Derk, Paul K Henneberger—Atlanta, Georgia
Donald K Milton—Cambridge, Massachusetts
and Brenda Taveras—New York, New York
Relationship Between Nutritional Status and Maximum Inspiratory and Expiratory Pressures in Cystic Fibrosis
by Bruna Ziegler, Janice L Lukrafka, Claudine L de Oliveira Abraão, Paula M Rovedder, and Paulo de Tarso Roth Dalcin—Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Sputum Color: Potential Implications for Clinical Practice
by Allen L Johnson—Seattle, Washington,
David F Hampson—Walla Walla, Washington
and Neil B Hampson—Seattle, Washington
Potential Reasons Why Physicians Underuse Lung-Protective Ventilation: A Retrospective Cohort Study Using Physician Documentation
by Mark E Mikkelsen—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Pali M Dedhiya—Baltimore, Maryland
Ravi Kalhan—Chicago, Illinois
Robert J Gallop—West Chester, Pennsylvania
Paul N Lanken, and Barry D Fuchs—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Case Reports

Hypoxemia Secondary to Right-to-Left Interatrial Shunt Through a Patent Foramen Ovale in a Patient With an Elevated Right Hemidiaphragm
by Linda A Perkins, Steven M Costa, Carl D Boethel, and Mark E Lawrence—Temple, Texas
Endobronchial Nodules in a Patient With Rheumatoid Arthritis
by Marwan K Elya, Walid G Younis, Tarek A Dernaika, Nadim N Daher, Houssein A Youness, and Jean I Keddissi—Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

34th Donald F Egan Scientific Memorial Lecture

Caring for Patients With Critical Illness and Their Families: the Value of the Integrated Clinical Team
by J Randall Curtis—Seattle, Washington

Special Articles

Respiratory Care Informatics and the Practice of Respiratory Care
by Constance C Mussa—New York, New York

Teaching Case of the Month

Severe Hypothermia With Osborn Waves in Diabetic Ketoacidosis
by Zachary D Goldberger—Seattle, Washington

Letters

Nasal Dryness Discomfort in Individuals Receiving Dry Oxygen Via Nasal Cannula
by Kenji Miyamoto and Masaharu Nishimura—Sapporo, Japan
Vocalization During Huff
by Deane Hillsman—Sacramento, California
author response by James B Fink—Mountain View, California
Obstacles to Implementing Evidence-Based Guidelines
by Sonia O Labeau, Dominique M Vandijck, Koenraad H Vanderwoude,
and Stijn I Blot—Ghent, Belgium
author response by A Murat Kaynar—Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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