The Science Journal of the American Association for Respiratory Care


April 2010 / Volume 55 / Number 04

Podcast   Editor’s Commentary

Original Research

The Feasibility of Early Physical Activity in Intensive Care Unit Patients: A Prospective Observational One-Center Study
by Gael Bourdin, Jack Barbier, Jean-François Burle, Gérard Durante, Sandrine Passant, Bernard Vincent, Michel Badet, Frédérique Bayle, Jean-Christophe Richard, and Claude Guérin—Lyon, France
High-Flow Oxygen Therapy in Acute Respiratory Failure
by Oriol Roca, Jordi Riera, Ferran Torres, and Joan R Masclans—Barcelona, Spain
Automated Notification of Suspected Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients to the Perioperative Respiratory Therapist: A Pilot Study
by Satya Krishna Ramachandran, Sachin Kheterpal, Carl F Haas, Kelly A Saran, and Kevin K Tremper—Ann Arbor, Michigan
A Novel, Versatile Valved Holding Chamber for Delivering Inhaled Medications to Neonates and Small Children: Laboratory Simulation of Delivery Options
by Robert M DiBlasi—Seattle, Washington
Dominic P Coppolo—Syracuse, New York
Mark W Nagel, Cathy C Doyle, Valentina I Avvakoumova, Rubina S Ali, and Jolyon P Mitchell—London, Ontario, Canada
Validation of the Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire With Momentary Assessments of Symptoms and Functional Limitations in Patient Daily Life
by Robin S Everhart, Joshua M Smyth, Alecia M Santuzzi—Syracuse, New York and Barbara H Fiese—Urbana-Champaign, Illinois
Performance Comparison of 4 Portable Oxygen Concentrators by Robert L Chatburn—Cleveland, Ohio
by Robert L Chatburn—Cleveland, Ohio
and Thomas J Williams—Scottsdale, Arizona
A Cleaning and Calibration Method for the SpiroPro Portable Spirometer’s Pneumotachometer Tube in a Remote Field Study
by Matthew R Baldwin—New York, New York
William Checkley, Robert A Wise—Baltimore, Maryland
Subarna K Khatry—Kathmandu, Nepal
Steve C LeClerq, and Keith P West Jr—Baltimore, Maryland
Effective Inspired Oxygen Concentration Measured Via Transtracheal and Oral Gas Analysis
by Gerald H Markovitz—Los Angeles, California
James Colthurst—Hungerford, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Thomas W Storer—Torrance, California
and Christopher B Cooper—Los Angeles, California
In Vitro Evaluation of an Active Heat-and-Moisture Exchanger: The Hygrovent Gold
by Paolo Pelosi, Paolo Severgnini, Gabriele Selmo, Michela Corradini, Maurizio Chiaranda, Raffaele Novario—Varese, Italy
and Gilbert R Park—Cambridge, United Kingdom

Case Report

Transudative Chylothorax Associated With Sclerosing Mesenteritis
by Brenda L Rice, James K Stoller, and Gustavo A Heresi—Cleveland, Ohio

Teaching Case of the Month

Sarcoidosis Pleural Effusion: A Not So Common Feature of a Well Known Pulmonary Disease
by Daniel Salerno—Wilmington, Delaware

Books, Software, & Other Media

Rapid Sequence Intubation & Rapid Sequence Airway, 2nd edition (Braude D)
reviewed by Zachary W Drathman—Seattle, Washington
Particle-Lung Interactions, 2nd edition (Gehr P, Mühlfeld C, Rothen-Rutishauser B, Blank F, editors)
reviewed by Michael S Morgan—Seattle, Washington
Health Care Marketing: Tools and Techniques, 3rd edition (Fortenberry Jr JL)
reviewed by Ruth Bailey—Seattle, Washington
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