The Science Journal of the American Association for Respiratory Care

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September 2007 / Volume 52 / Number 9

39th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference

Airway Clearance: Physiology, Pharmacology, Techniques, and Practice. Part I

A Special Issue

Co-Chairs
Bruce K Rubin MEngr MD MBA FAARC
Dean R Hess PhD RRT FAARC

Conference Proceedings

Foreword: Airway Clearance: Physiology, Pharmacology, Techniques, and Practice
by Bruce K Rubin—Winston-Salem, North Carolina;
and Dean R Hess—Boston, Massachusetts
Physiology of Airway Mucus Secretion and Pathophysiology of Hypersecretion
by Duncan F Rogers—London, United Kingdom
Bronchial Mucus Transport
by Cees P van der Schans—Groningen, The Netherlands
Inhaled Adrenergics and Anticholinergics in Obstructive Lung Disease: Do They Enhance Mucociliary Clearance?
by Ruben D Restrepo—San Antonio, Texas
Mucoactive Agents for Airway Mucus Hypersecretory Diseases
by Duncan F Rogers—London, United Kingdom
Conventional Chest Physical Therapy for Obstructive Lung Disease
by Cees P van der Schans—Groningen, The Netherlands
Forced Expiratory Technique, Directed Cough, and Autogenic Drainage
by James B Fink—Mountain View, California
High-Frequency Assisted Airway Clearance
by Robert L Chatburn—Cleveland, Ohio
 

Books, Films, Tapes, & Software

Inhalation Aerosols: Physical and Biological Basis for Therapy, 2nd ed (Hickey AJ, editor)
reviewed by Warren H Finlay—Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Genetics of Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Postma DS, Weiss ST, editors)
reviewed by R Andrew McIvor—Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Exacerbations of Asthma (Johnston SL, O’Byrne PM, editors)
reviewed by Dennis R Wissing—Shreveport, Louisiana
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