The Science Journal of the American Association for Respiratory Care

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September 2005 / Volume 50 / Number 9

36th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference

Metered-Dose Inhalers (MDIs) and Dry Powder Inhalers (DPIs) in Aerosol Therapy Part I

A Special Issue

Co-Chairs
Rajiv Dhand MD Neil R MacIntyre MD FAARC

Conference Proceedings

Foreword: Metered-Dose Inhalers and Dry Powder Inhalers in Aerosol Therapy
by Rajiv Dhand—Columbia, Missouri and Neil R MacIntyre—Durham, North Carolina
History of Aerosol Therapy: Liquid Nebulization to MDIs to DPIs
by Paula J Anderson—Little Rock, Arkansas
Assessing New Technologies: Patient-Device Interactions and Deposition
by Gerald C Smaldone—Stony Brook, New York
The Expanding Role of Aerosols in Systemic Drug Delivery, Gene Therapy, and Vaccination
by Beth L Laube—Baltimore, Maryland
Principles of Metered-Dose Inhaler Design
by Stephen P Newman—Nottingham, United Kingdom
Optimizing Aerosol Delivery by Pressurized Metered-Dose Inhalers
by Bruce K Rubin—Winston-Salem, North Carolina and James B Fink—Mountain View, California
The CFC to HFA Transition and Its Impact on Pulmonary Drug Development
by Chet L Leach—Albuquerque, New Mexico
Dry Powder Inhaler Formulation
by Martin J Telko and Anthony J Hickey—Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Issues in Drug Delivery: Concepts and Practice
by Ted B Martonen, Hugh D Smyth, Kristin K Isaacs—Chapel Hill, North Carolina and Ray T Burton—Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

Books, Films, Tapes, & Software

Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine, 2nd ed
(Ramrakha PS and Moore KP)
reviewed by Christopher George Slatore—Seattle, Washington
Clinical Intensive Care and Acute Medicine, 2nd ed
(Hillman K and Bishop G)
reviewed by Evans R Fernández-Pérez, Kianoush B Kashani, and J Christopher Farmer—Rochester, Minnesota
Q&A Color Review of General Critical Care
(Horst HM and Karmy-Jones RC)
reviewed by Anne M Manicone—Seattle, Washington
Surviving Intensive Care
(Angus DC and Carlet J, editors)
reviewed by Catherine Lee Hough—Seattle, Washington
Sepsis
(Ortiz-Ruiz G, Perafán MA, Faist E, editors)
by reviewed by Guillermo Gutierrez—Washington, DC
Percutaneous Tracheostomy: A Practical Handbook
(Paw HGW and Bodenham AR)
by reviewed by Shih-Chi Ku—Taipei, Taiwan
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