The Science Journal of the American Association for Respiratory Care


October 2008 / Volume 53 / Number 10

Podcast   Editor’s Commentary

Original Contributions

Ventilation Patterns Influence Airway Secretion Movement
by Marcia S Volpe—São Paulo, Brazil
Alexander B Adams—St Paul, Minnesota
Marcelo B P Amato—São Paulo, Brazil
and John J Marini—St Paul, Minnesota
Feasibility and Potential Cost/Benefit of Routine Isoflurane Sedation Using an Anesthetic-Conserving Device: a Prospective Observational Study
by Erwan L’Her, Lenaïg Dy, Riccardo Pili, Gwenaël Prat, Jean-Marie Tonnelier, Montaine Lefevre, Anne Renault, and Jean-Michel Boles—Brest, France
Wheeze Detection in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: Comparison Among Physician, Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, and a Computerized Respiratory Sound Monitor
by Parthak Prodhan, Reynaldo S Dela Rosa, Maria Shubina, Kenan E Haver, Benjamin D Matthews, Sarah Buck, Robert M Kacmarek, and Natan N Noviski—Boston, Massachusetts
Readability Assessment of Internet-Based Consumer Health Information
by Tiffany M Walsh and Teresa A Volsko—Youngstown, Ohio
Sleep and Respiratory Function After Withdrawal of Noninvasive Ventilation in Patients With Chronic Respiratory Failure
by Thierry Petitjean, François Philit, Michele Germain-Pastenne, Bruno Langevin, and Claude Guérin—Lyon, France

The Institutional Review Board and You

Guest Editor
Margaret J Neff MD MSc

Teaching Case of the Month

Bilateral Diaphragm Paralysis: A Challenging Diagnosis
by Martha E Billings, Moira L Aitken, and Joshua O Benditt—Seattle, Washington


Performance of Transport Ventilators
by Richard D Branson and Dario Rodriquez—Cincinnati, Ohio
author response by Daniel W Chipman and Robert M Kacmarek—Boston, Massachusetts

Books, Software, & Other Media

Managing the Respiratory Care Department (Salyer JW)
reviewed by Karen J Stewart—Charleston, West Virginia
Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Disease (Costabel U, du Bois RM, Egan JJ, editors)
reviewed by Ivan O Rosas and Naftali Kaminski—Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
RN Expert Guides: Respiratory Care (Doyle R, Dellarossa Kowalak J, editors)
reviewed by Greg S Carter—Tacoma, Washington
Irwin and Rippe’s Intensive Care Medicine, 6th edition. (Irwin RS, Rippe JM, editors)
reviewed by M Osama Alnajjar, Michael J Apostolakos, and Peter J Papadakos—Rochester, New York

CRCE Through the Journal

2008 Answer Key
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