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July / Volume 57 / Number 7

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Original Research

An In Vitro Evaluation of Aerosol Delivery Through Tracheostomy and Endotracheal Tubes Using Different Interfaces
by Arzu Ari, Robert J Harwood, Meryl M Sheard, and James B Fink—Atlanta, Georgia
Precision and Accuracy of Oxygen Flow Meters Used at Hospital Settings
by Josy Davidson, Claudia Gazzeta, Luciano C Torres, José R Jardim, and Oliver A Nascimento—São Paulo, Brazil
The Measurement of Lung Volumes Using Body Plethysmography: A Comparison of Methodologies
by Brigitte M Borg and Bruce R Thompson—Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
A National Survey of Airway Management Training in United States Internal Medicine-Based Critical Care Fellowship Programs
by Aaron M Joffe—Seattle, Washington
Elaine C Liew—Los Angeles, California
Hernando Olivar, Armagan HC Dagal, Andreas Grabinsky, Matt Hallman, and Miriam M Treggiari—Seattle, Washington
Short-Term Effects of Using Pedometers to Increase Daily Physical Activity in Smokers: A Randomized Trial
by Demétria Kovelis, Juliana Zabatiero, Karina Couto Furlanetto, Leandro Cruz Mantoani, Mahara Proença, and Fabio Pitta—Paraná, Brazil
Upper Airway Fat Tissue Distribution Differences in Subjects With Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Its Effect on Retropalatal Mechanical Loads
by Yanru Li, Na Lin, Jingying Ye, Qinglin Chang, Demin Han—Beijing, China
and Al Sperry—Paris, France
Using Statistical Techniques to Predict Dynamic Arterial PCO2 in Patients With COPD During Maximum Exercise
by Ming-Lung Chuang—Taichung, Taiwan
I-Feng Lin—Taipei, Taiwan
Janine RE Vintch—Torrance, California
and En-Hao Tien—Taipei, Taiwan
Evaluation of Solitary Pulmonary Nodule in Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infected Patients
by Vikas Pathak, Iliana Samara Hurtado Rendon, Irida Hasalla, and Adey Tsegaye—Bronx, New York
Development of an Instrument for a Primary Airway Provider’s Performance With an ICU Multidisciplinary Team in Pediatric Respiratory Failure Using Simulation
by Akira Nishisaki, Aaron J Donoghue, Shawn Colborn, Christine Watson, Andrew Meyer, Dana Niles, Ram Bishnoi, Roberta Hales, Larissa Hutchins, Mark A Helfaer—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Calvin A Brown III, Ron M Walls—Boston, Massachusetts
Vinay M Nadkarni, and John R Boulet—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Comparison of Alpha 200 and CoughAssist as Intermittent Positive Pressure Breathing Devices: A Bench Study
by Gaël Bourdin, Claude Guérin, Véronique Leray, Bertrand Delannoy, Sophie Debord, Frédérique Bayle, Michèle Germain, and Jean-Christophe Richard—Lyon, France
TChest Radiography Validity in Screening Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Immigrants From a High-Burden Country
by Zohar Mor, Alex Leventhal—Jerusalem, Israel
Daniel Weiler-Ravell, Nathan Peled—Haifa, Israel
and Yehuda Lerman—Tel-Aviv, Israel
A Survey of Noninvasive Ventilation Practices in a Respiratory ICU of North India
by Sunil Sharma, Ritesh Agarwal, Ashutosh N Aggarwal, Dheeraj Gupta, and Surinder K Jindal—Chandigarh, India


Severe Exercise-Induced Hypoxemia
by Chris Garvey—Daly City, California
Brian Tiep—Duarte, California
Rick Carter—Beaumont, Texas
Mary Barnett—Pomona, California
Mary Hart—Dallas, Texas
and Richard Casaburi—Los Angeles, California
Nebulized Corticosteroids in Asthma and COPD. An Italian Appraisal
by Andrea S Melani—Siena, Italy

Case Reports

Pulmonary Zygomycosis in a Non-neutropenic Patient With Myelodysplastic Syndrome on Lenalidomide
by Jesse Theisen-Toupal, Elana S Rosenthal, Emer Kelly, Jeffrey I Zwicker, Praveen Akuthota, and David H Roberts—Boston, Massachusetts
Treatment of Sepsis and ARDS With Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation and Interventional Lung Assist Membrane Ventilator in a Patient With Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
by Vojka Gorjup, Misa Fister, Marko Noc, Vladan Rajic, and Suada Filekovic Ribaric—Ljubljana, Slovenia
Catamenial Pneumothorax Due to Bilateral Pulmonary Endometriosis
by Hsin-Yuan Fang, Chia-Ing Jan, Chien-Kuang Chen, and William Tzu-Liang Chen—Taichung, Taiwan
Reciprocal Influence of Refractory Hypoxemia and High Intracranial Pressure on the Postoperative Management of an Urgent Neurosurgical Procedure
by Mieke Vanhoonacker, Jean Roeseler, and Philippe Hantson—Brussels, Belgium

Teaching Case of the Month

A Patient With Subcutaneous Emphysema Following Endotracheal Intubation
by Viboon Boonsarngsuk, Thitiporn Suwatanapongched, Potjanee Korrungruang, and Pensupa Raweelert—Bangkok, Thailand


Nebulized Drug Delivery in Patients Breathing Spontaneously Through an Artificial Airway
by Muhammad Mir and Rajiv Dhand—Knoxville, Tennessee
Flow Meters: What Do You Mean the Flow Rate From One Does Not Equal the Same Flow Rate From Another?
by William R Howard—New Bedford, Massachusetts
Pulmonary Function Standards: A Work in Progress
by Brian L Graham—Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
A Practical Approach to Intensive Care Imaging
by Nicola Sverzellati—Parma, Italy
and Maurizio Zompatori—Bologna, Italy
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