The Science Journal of the American Association for Respiratory Care


May 2003 / Volume 48 / Number 5

Original Contributions

Weekly Versus Daily Changes of In-Line Suction Catheters: Impact on Rates of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia and Associated Costs
by James K Stoller, Douglas K Orens, Cynthia Fatica, Morgan Elliott, Lucy Kester, Jeff Woods, Lori Hoffman-Hogg, Matthew T Karafa, Alejandro C Arroliga—Cleveland, Ohio
Critical Thinking in Respiratory Care Practice: A Qualitative Research Study
by Shelley C Mishoe—Augusta, Georgia

Case Reports

Radiographically Occult Right Main Bronchus Intubation with a Fastrach Laryngeal Mask Airway Endotracheal Tube
by Jon S Huseby and Steven Legault—Seattle, Washington
Ventilator Auto-Triggering in a Patient with Tuberculous Bronchopleural Fistula
by Jeffrey S Sager, Glenn Eiger, and Barry D Fuchs—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Test Your Radiologic Skill

An Unusual Complication of Endotracheal Intubation
by Amy Durall, R John Bertha, and Tina Slusher—Morgantown, West Virginia

Books, Films, Tapes, & Software

Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation
(Bach JR)
reviewed by Stefano Nava—Pavia, Italy
Lung Cancer: Myths, Facts, Choices — and Hope
(Henschke CI, McCarthy P, Wernick S)
reviewed by Ronald B George—Shreveport, Louisiana and Jeanne Stewart Adams—Corpus Christi, Texas
Physician’s Guide to End-of-Life Care
(Snyder L, Quill TE, editors)
reviewed by Paul A Selecky—Newport Beach, California
Medical Law, Ethics, and Bioethics for Ambulatory Care, 5th ed
(Lewis MA, Tamparo CD)
reviewed by Patti Stowell Weiss—Seattle, Washington
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