The Science Journal of the American Association for Respiratory Care


June 2008 / Volume 53 / Number 6


41st RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference

Journal Conference Meeting the Challenges of Asthma Part II

A Special Issue

Neil R MacIntyre MD FAARC
Timothy R Myers RRT-NPS

Conference Proceedings

New Drugs for Asthma
by Gene L Colice–Washington, District of Columbia
Aerosol Delivery Devices in the Treatment of Asthma
by Dean R Hess–Boston, Massachusetts
Life-Threatening Asthma: Physiology and Management
by Njira L Lugogo
and Neil R MacIntyre–Durham, North Carolina
Invasive and Noninvasive Ventilation in Patients With Asthma
by Benjamin D Medoff–Boston, Massachusetts
Guidelines for Asthma Management: A Review and Comparison of 5 Current Guidelines
by Timothy R Myers–Cleveland, Ohio
Asthma Disease Management and the Respiratory Therapist
by Thomas J Kallstrom–Irving, Texas
and Timothy R Myers–Cleveland, Ohio
Asthma Self-Management Patient Education
by Maridee A Jones–Wichita, Kansas

Conference Summary

Meeting the Challenges of Asthma
by Carolyn M Kercsmar–Cincinnati, Ohio

Books, Films, Tapes, & Software

The Asthma Sourcebook, 3rd edition (Adams FV).
reviewed by Ivan Orton–Seattle, Washington
Therapeutic Strategies in Asthma: Current Treatments (Polosa R and Holgate S, editors).
reviewed by Harold J Farber–Houston, Texas
Models of Exacerbations in Asthma and COPD (Sjöbring U and Taylor JD, editors).
reviewed by Sanjay Sethi–Buffalo, New York
Pleural Diseases, 5th edition (Light RW).
reviewed by Najib M Rahman–Oxford, United Kingdom
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