The Science Journal of the American Association for Respiratory Care


September 2006 / Volume 51 / Number 9

37th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference

Neuromuscular Disease in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine Part II

A Special Issue

Joshua O Benditt MD

Conference Proceedings


Care of the Chronic Tracheostomy
by Rajiv Dhand and Jeremy C Johnson—Columbia, Missouri
Full-Time Noninvasive Ventilation: Possible and Desirable
by Joshua O Benditt—Seattle, Washington
Neuromuscular Disease Causing Acute Respiratory Failure
by Sangeeta Mehta—Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Clinical Approach to the Weak Patient in the Intensive Care Unit
by Upinder K Dhand—Columbia, Missouri
Intensive-Care-Unit-Acquired Muscle Weakness
by Steven Deem—Seattle, Washington
Critical Illness and Mechanical Ventilation: Effects on the Diaphragm
by Amal Jubran—Hines, Illinois

Conference Summary

Neuromuscular Disease in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
by Nicholas S Hill—Boston, Massachusetts

Books, Films, Tapes, & Software

Clinicians’ Guide to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
(Howes TQ)
reviewed by William H Thompson—Boise, Idaho
100 Questions & Answers About Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
(Quinn CE)
reviewed by Betty Cook—Dallas, Texas
Current Essentials of Critical Care
(Sue DY & Vintch JRE)
reviewed by Kathleen Horan—Seattle, Washington
Manual of Intensive Care Medicine, 4th ed
(Irwin RS, Rippe JM, editors)
reviewed by Octavian C Ioachimescu—Cleveland, Ohio
Manual of Intensive Care Medicine, 4th ed
(Parker MS, Rosado de Christenson ML, Abbott GF)
reviewed by Tan-Lucien H Mohammed—Cleveland, Ohio
Functional Lung Imaging
(Lipson DA, van Beek EJR, editors)
reviewed by Eric J Stern—Seattle, Washington
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