The Science Journal of the American Association for Respiratory Care

Contents

August 2005 / Volume 50 / Number 8

Editorials

Promoting Professionalism and Reducing Staff Turnover in Respiratory Care
by Karen J Stewart—Charleston, West Virginia
New Ventilator Modes: The Shape of Things to Come?
by Richard D Branson—Cincinnati, Ohio

Original Contributions

Changing Patterns of Inpatient Respiratory Care Services Over a Decade at The Cleveland Clinic: Challenges Posed and Proposed Responses
by Douglas K Orens, Lucy Kester, Dale J Konrad, and James K Stoller—Cleveland, Ohio
Instruction of Hospitalized Patients by Respiratory Therapists on Metered-Dose Inhaler Use Leads to Decrease in Patient Errors
by Won S Song, John Mullon, Nora A Regan, and Bernard J Roth—Tacoma, Washington
Survey of Respiratory Therapists’ Attitudes and Concerns Regarding Terminal Extubation
by David C Willms and Jodette A Brewer—San Diego, California
Evaluation of Auto-Regulated Inspiratory Support During Rebreathing and Acute Lung Injury in Pigs
by Thibaut J Desmettre, Marie-Christine Chambrin, Jacques Mangalaboyi, Annick Pigot, and Claude Chopin—Lille, France
Wood Smoke Inhalation Causes Alveolar Instability in a Dose-Dependent Fashion
by Jay M Steinberg, Henry J Schiller, Bella Tsvaygenbaum, Greer K Mahoney, Joseph D DiRocco—Syracuse, New York, Louis A Gatto —Cortland, New York, and Gary F Nieman—Syracuse, New York
Albuterol Delivery via Tracheostomy Tube
by Christopher M Piccuito and Dean R Hess—Boston, Massachusetts
Medical Nebulizer Performance: Effects of Cascade Impactor Temperature
by Yue Zhou—Albuquerque, New Mexico, Amitkumar Ahuja—Duarte, California, Clinton M Irvin, Dean A Kracko, Jacob D McDonald, and Yung-Sung Cheng—Albuquerque, New Mexico

Letters

The True Cost of Aerosol Therapy by Tim J Good—Logan, Ohio
response by Joseph L Rau—Atlanta, Georgia

Continuing Education Examination

CRCE Through the Journal—2005
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