The Science Journal of the American Association for Respiratory Care

Contents

October 2005 / Volume 50 / Number 10

36th RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference

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

A Special Issue

Co-Chairs
Rajiv Dhand MD Neil R MacIntyre MD FAARC

Conference Proceedings

Dry Powder Inhalers: An Overview
by Paul J Atkins—Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
Comparing Clinical Features of the Nebulizer, Metered-Dose Inhaler, and Dry Powder Inhaler
by David E Geller—Orlando, Florida
The Role of the MDI and DPI in Pediatric Patients: “Children Are Not Just Miniature Adults”
by Richard C Ahrens—Iowa City, Iowa
Inhalation Therapy With Metered-Dose Inhalers and Dry Powder Inhalers in Mechanically Ventilated Patients
by Rajiv Dhand—Columbia, Missouri
Determinants of Patient Adherence to an Aerosol Regimen
by Joseph L Rau—Atlanta, Georgia
Problems With Inhaler Use: A Call for Improved Clinician and Patient Education
by James B Fink—Mountain View, California and Bruce K Rubin—Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Conference Summary

Metered-Dose Inhalers and Dry Powder Inhalers in Aerosol Therapy
by Dean R Hess—Boston, Massachusetts

Books, Films, Tapes, & Software

Monitoring of Respiration and Circulation
(Blom JA)
reviewed by Sheldon A Magder—Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Handhelds in Medicine: A Practical Guide for Clinicians
(Strayer SM, Reynolds PL, Ebell MH, editors)
reviewed by Randy De Kler—Miami, Florida
R.A.L.E. Lung Sounds 3.1 Professional Edition
reviewed by Jeffrey J Ward—Rochester, Minnesota

CRCE Through the Journal

Metered-Dose Inhalers and Dry Powder Inhalers in Aerosol Therapy
by Dean R Hess—Boston, Massachusetts
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