The Science Journal of the American Association for Respiratory Care


October 2003 / Volume 48 / Number 10


Noninvasive Positive-Pressure Ventilation: The Little Things Do Make the Difference!
by Robert M Kacmarek—Boston, Massachusetts

Original Contributions

Acute Physiologic Effects of Nasal and Full-Face Masks During Noninvasive Positive-Pressure Ventilation in Patients With Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
by Antonio Antón, Julia Tárrega, Jordi Giner, Rosa Güell, and Joaquin Sanchis—Barcelona, Spain
Nebulized Bronchodilator Formulations: Unit-Dose or Multi-Dose?
by Joseph L Rau and Ruben D Restrepo—Atlanta, Georgia
Effect of Intrapulmonary Percussive Ventilation on Mucus Clearance in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Patients: A Preliminary Report
by Michel Toussaint, Harry De Win, Mark Steens, and Philippe Soudon—Brussels, Belgium
Albuterol Aerosol Delivered via Metered-Dose Inhaler to Intubated Pediatric Models of 3 Ages, With 4 Spacer Designs
by Piush Mandhane—Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Peter Zuberbuhler, Carlos F Lange, and Warren H Finlay—Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Case Reports

Buspirone Treatment for Apneustic Breathing in Brain Stem Infarct
by Mohamad F El-Khatib, Rabee A Kiwan, and Ghassan W Jamaleddine—Beirut, Lebanon


Evaluation of a New Desktop Spirometer: Problems With Statistical Methods Used
by Norman Tiffin—Bright’s Grove, Ontario, Canada response by Macé M Schuurmans, Clarissa H Pieper, and Chris T Bolliger—Cape Town, South Africa


Corrected Table
in Comparison of a New Desktop Spirometer (Spirospec) with a Laboratory Spirometer in a Respiratory Out-Patient Clinic (Respir Care 2003;48[6]:591-595)

Books, Films, Tapes, & Software

Chest X-Ray Made Easy, 2nd ed
(Corne J, Carroll M, Brown I, Delany D)
reviewed by Colin R Cooke—Seattle, Washington
Pediatric Chest Imaging: Chest Imaging in Infants and Children
(Lucaya J, Strife JL, editors)
reviewed by Jeffrey P Kanne—Seattle, Washington
Diseases of the Lung: Radiologic and Pathologic Correlations
(Müller NL, Fraser RS, Lee KS, Johkoh T)
reviewed by Wendi Norris—Seattle, Washington
Color Atlas of Pulmonary Cytopathology
(Kini SR)
reviewed by Kim R Geisinger—Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Disease Markers in Exhaled Breath
(Marczin N, Kharitonov SA, Yacoub MH, Barnes PJ, editors)
reviewed by Niranjan Kissoon—Jacksonville, Florida

CRCE Through the Journal

2003 Answer Key
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