The Science Journal of the American Association for Respiratory Care


November 2005 / Volume 50 / Number 11

Original Studies

Effects of Expiratory Rib-Cage Compression on Oxygenation, Ventilation, and Airway-Secretion Removal in Patients Receiving Mechanical Ventilation
by Takeshi Unoki, Yuri Kawasaki—Tokyo, Japan; Taro Mizutani—Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; Yoko Fujino, Yaeko Yanagisawa, Shinichi Ishimatsu, Fumiko Tamura—Tokyo, Japan; and Hidenori Toyooka—Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
Positive Expiratory Pressure Changes Aerosol Distribution in Patients With Cystic Fibrosis
by Beth L Laube—Baltimore Maryland; David E Geller—Orlando, Florida; Ta-Chun Lin, Richard N Dalby, Marie Diener-West, and Pamela L Zeitlin—Baltimore Maryland
Comparison of an Oxygen-Powered Flow-Limited Resuscitator to Manual Ventilation With an Adult 1,000-mL Self-Inflating Bag
by Thomas A Barnes, Melissa E Catino, Erin C Burns, Wing Kei Chan, Garo Ghazarian, Werner R Henneberg, Kendra E Ruel, and Scott A Stanley—Boston, Massachusetts
The Antimicrobial Effect of Nitric Oxide on the Bacteria That Cause Nosocomial Pneumonia in Mechanically Ventilated Patients in the Intensive Care Unit
by Bevin B McMullin, Dean R Chittock, Diane L Roscoe, Harjinder Garcha—Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Lexin Wang—Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia; and Christopher C Miller—Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
An Evaluation of Home Volume Ventilators That Support Open-Circuit Mouthpiece Ventilation
by Louis J Boitano and Joshua O Benditt—Seattle, Washington

Books, Films, Tapes, & Software

Mosby’s Respiratory Care Equipment, 7th ed
(Cairo JM, Pilbeam SP)
reviewed by Daniel G Mazzolini Jr—Park Ridge, Illinois
Therapy for Mucus-Clearance Disorders
(Rubin BK, van der Schans CP)
reviewed by Mark R Elkins—Sydney, Australia
Recent Advances in the Pathophysiology of COPD
(Hansel TT, Barnes PJ, editors)
reviewed by Marcelo Tadday Rodrigues and Kenneth R Chapman—Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Essentials of Pediatric Intensive Care
(Stack CG, Dobbs P)
reviewed by Thomas V Brogan—Seattle, Washington
Difficult Conversations in Medicine
(Macdonald E)
reviewed by Patsy Treece—Seattle, Washington
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