The Science Journal of the American Association for Respiratory Care

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July 2002 / Volume 47 / Number 7

17th Annual New Horizons Symposium

Airway Clearance Techniques Guest Editors

Co-Chairs
James B Fink MSc RRT FAARC
Bruce K Rubin MEngr MD FAARC

Editorials

Secretion Clearance Techniques: Absence of Proof or Proof of Absence?
by Dean R Hess—Boston, Massachusetts

Foreword

New Horizons in Respiratory Care: Airway Clearance Techniques
by James B Fink—Mountain View, California and Bruce K Rubin—Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Symposium Papers

Physiology of Airway Mucus Clearance
by Bruce K Rubin—Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Positioning Versus Postural Drainage
by James B Fink—Mountain View, California
Airway Physiology, Autogenic Drainage, and Active Cycle of Breathing
by Craig D Lapin—Hartford, Connecticut
Positive Pressure Techniques for Airway Clearance
by James B Fink—Mountain View, California
High-Frequency Oscillation of the Airway and Chest Wall
by James B Fink—Mountain View, California and Michael J Mahlmeister—San Mateo, California
Airway Clearance Techniques for the Patient with an Artificial Airway
by Robert M Lewis—Atlanta, Georgia
The Pharmacologic Approach to Airway Clearance: Mucoactive Agents
by Bruce K Rubin—Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Airway Clearance Strategies for the Pediatric Patient
by Kathryn L Davidson—Salt Lake City, Utah
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