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June / Volume 56 / Number 6

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Original Research

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Continuous Noninvasive Ventilatory Support Prolongs Survival
by John R Bach—Newark, New Jersey
and Daniel Martinez—Valencia, Spain
Bench Tests of Simple, Handy Ventilators for Pandemics: Performance, Autonomy, and Ergonomy
by Erwan L’Her—Brest, France
and Annie Roy—Québec, Canada
Randomized Controlled Trial of a Breath-Actuated Nebulizer in Pediatric Asthma Patients in the Emergency Department
by Katie Sabato, Priscilla Ward, William Hawk, Virginia Gildengorin, and Jeanette M Asselin—Oakland, California
Nebulized Hypertonic Saline Via Positive Expiratory Pressure Versus Via Jet Nebulizer in Patients With Severe Cystic Fibrosis
by Oisin J O’Connell, Carmel O’Farrell, Mike J Harrison, Joseph A Eustace, Michael T Henry, and Barry J Plant—Cork, Ireland
Test/Retest Reliability of Maximum Mouth Pressure Measurements With the MicroRPM in Healthy Volunteers
by Zacharias Dimitriadis, Eleni Kapreli, Ioanna Konstantinidou—Lamia, Greece
Jacqueline Oldham—Manchester, United Kingdom
and Nikolaos Strimpakos—Lamia, Greece
Benefits of Pulmonary Rehabilitation in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
by Jeffrey J Swigris, Diane L Fairclough, Marianne Morrison, Barry Make, Elizabeth Kozora, Kevin K Brown, and Frederick S Wamboldt—Denver, Colorado
Survival From Severe Pandemic H1N1 in Urban and Rural Turkey: A Case Series
by Cenk Kirakli, Dursun Tatar, Pinar Cimen, Ozlem Edipoglu, Meral Coskun, Emel Celikten, and Ayse Ozsoz—Izmir, Turkey
Cardiac Response and N-Terminal-Pro-Brain Natriuretic Peptide Kinetics During Exercise in Patients With COPD
by Hao-Yan Wang, Qiu-Fen Xu, Yao Xiao, Jian Zhang—Beijing, China
and Al Sperry—Paris, France
Systemic Inflammation and Its Response to Treatment in Patients With Asthma
by Ankur Girdhar, Vivek Kumar, Amita Singh—Jacksonville, Florida
Balakrishnan Menon, and VK Vijayan—New Delhi, India
Crackle Pitch and Rate Do Not Vary Significantly During a Single Automated-Auscultation Session in Patients With Pneumonia, Congestive Heart Failure, or Interstitial Pulmonary Fibrosis
by Andrey Vyshedskiy, Sadamu Ishikawa, and Raymond LH Murphy Jr—Boston, Massachusetts
Pneumatic Performance of the Boussignac CPAP System in Healthy Humans
by Maria Sehlin, Siv Sandkvist Törnell, Fredrik Öhberg, Göran Johansson, and Ola Winsö—Umeå, Sweden
Remifentanil Improves Breathing Pattern and Reduces Inspiratory Workload in Tachypneic Patients
by Giuseppe Natalini, Antonella Di Maio, Antonio Rosano, Pierluigi Ferretti, Michele Bertelli, and Achille Bernardini—Brescia, Italys

Reviews

Technology for Enhancing Chest Auscultation in Clinical Simulation
by Jeffrey J Ward and Bryan A Wattier—Rochester, Minnesota
Optimizing the Respiratory Pump: Harnessing Inspiratory Resistance to Treat Systemic Hypotension
by Victor A Convertino, Kathy L Ryan—Fort Sam Houston, Texas
Caroline A Rickards—San Antonio, Texas
Steven L Glorsky—Fort Sam Houston, Texas
Ahamed H Idris—Dallas, Texas
Demetris Yannopoulos, Anja Metzger and Keith G Lurie—Minneapolis, Minnesota

Case Reports

An Unusual Presentation of Bronchial Rupture
by Tugba Goktalay, Sadik Yaldiz, Aylin Ozgen Alpaydin, Cihan Goktan, and Pinar Celik—Manisa, Turkey
Conservative Treatment of Severe Tracheal Laceration After Endotracheal Intubation
by Cheng-Yu Chang, Shih-Lung Cheng—Taipei, Taiwan
and Shih-Chieh Chang—Yilan, Taiwan
Ruptured Pulmonary Hydatid Cyst With Anaphylactic Shock and Pneumothorax
by Mohammad Shameem, Jamal Akhtar, Rakesh Bhargava, Zuber Ahmed, Nafees Ahmad Khan, and Ummul Baneen—Uttar Pradesh, India
Successful Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Respiratory Failure in an Infant With DiGeorge Anomaly, Following Thymus Transplantation
by Christoph P Hornik, Mary E Hartman, M Louise Markert, Andrew J Lodge, Ira M Cheifetz, and David A Turner—Durham, North Carolina

Teaching Cases of the Month

High-Grade Primary Pulmonary B Cell Lymphoma Presenting as a Necrotic Mass
by Shaun Brown, John Horton, Domingo Rosario, David A Dorsey, Stephen Hetz, and Christopher S King—El Paso, Texas
Pulmonary-Vein Stenosis Can Mimic Massive Pulmonary Embolism After Radiofrequency Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation
by Wei Wang, Jian Ping Zhou, Li Qun Wu, Gang Gu, and Guo Chao Shi—Shanghai, China

Editorials

Not to Invade: A Better Strategy?
by Louis J Boitano and Joshua O Benditt—Seattle, Washington
Patient Needs Should Drive Ventilator Selection for Stockpiling: “Handy” Devices May Not “Lend a Hand”
by Richard D Branson—Cincinnati, Ohio
Effective Bronchodilator Resuscitation of Children in the Emergency Room: Device or Interface?
by Arzu Ari and James B Fink—Atlanta, Georgia
Hypertonic Saline and PEP: Is It Worth a Try?
by Catherine A O’Malley—Chicago, Illinois

Books, Software, and Other Media

Pneumonia Essentials, 3rd edition (Cunha BA, editor)
reviewed by Nasia Safdar—Madison, Wisconsin
Sooner or Later: Restoring Sanity to Your End-of-Life Care (Iocovozzi DD)
reviewed by Darrell Owens—Seattle, Washington
Handbook of Respiratory Care, 3rd edition (Chatburn RL, Mireles-Cabodevila E)
reviewed by Travis Leistiko—Seattle, Washington
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