The Science Journal of the American Association for Respiratory Care


September 2009 / Volume 54 / Number 9

Podcast   Editor’s Commentary

Original Research

Specific Conductance Criteria for a Positive Methacholine Challenge Test: Are the American Thoracic Society Guidelines Rather Generous?
by Imran Khalid, Zachary Q Morris, and Bruno DiGiovine—Detroit, Michigan
Feasibility Study of Noninvasive Ventilation With Helium-Oxygen Gas Flow for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease During Exercise
by Patrick F Allan, Kimbreca V Thomas, Michael R Ward, Anthony D Harris, Gregory A Naworol—Lackland Air Force Base, Texas
and John A Ward—Fort Sam Houston, Texas
Accuracy of the Oxygen Cylinder Duration Calculator of the LTV-1000 Portable Ventilator
by Thomas C Blakeman, Dario Rodriquez, and Richard D Branson—Cincinnati, Ohio
Connecting Students to Institutions: the Relationship Between Program Resources and Student Retention in Respiratory Care Education Programs
by Arzu Ari—Atlanta, Georgia

24th Annual New Horizons Symposium—Neonatal Respiratory Care

Oxygen Therapy in the Neonatal Care Environment
by Brian K Walsh, Toni M Brooks, and Barry M Grenier—Boston, Massachusetts
Surfactant Replacement Therapy in the Neonate: Beyond Respiratory Distress Syndrome
by Steven M Donn and Jennifer Dalton—Ann Arbor, Michigan
Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) for the Respiratory Care of the Newborn Infant
by Robert M DiBlasi—Seattle, Washington
Mechanical Ventilation of the Neonate: Should We Target Volume or Pressure?
by Steven M Donn and Win Boon—Ann Arbor, Michigan
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Neonatal Respiratory Failure
by Peter Betit and Nancy Craig—Boston, Massachusetts
Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
by Kathleen M Deakins—Cleveland, Ohio

Case Report

A 64-Year-Old Male With Fever and Persistent Lung Infiltrate
by Tajender S Vasu, Rodrigo Cavallazzi, Amyn Hirani, and Paul E Marik—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Teaching Case of the Month

An Unusual Cause of Nonresolving Pneumonia
by Srinivas Rajagopala, Navneet Singh, Ritambara Nada, and Dheeraj Gupta—Chandigarh, India
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