The Science Journal of the American Association for Respiratory Care


November 2008 / Volume 53 / Number 11

Podcast   Editor’s Commentary

Original Contributions

A Study of the Physiologic Responses to a Lung Recruitment Maneuver in Acute Lung Injury and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
by Maureen O Meade, Deborah J Cook, Lauren E Griffith, Lori E Hand—Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Stephen E Lapinsky, Thomas E Stewart—Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Kieran J Killian—Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Arthur S Slutsky—Toronto, Ontario, Canada
and Gordon H Guyatt—Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
The Impact of Imposed Expiratory Resistance in Neonatal Mechanical Ventilation: A Laboratory Evaluation
by Robert M DiBlasi, John W Salyer, Jay C Zignego, Gregory J Redding, and C Peter Richardson—Seattle, Washington
Sex Differences in Ambulatory Visits for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Based on the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey and the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey from 1995 to 2004
by Dong-Churl Suh—Piscataway, New Jersey
Helen Lau, Shibani M Pokras—East Hanover, New Jersey
In-Sun Choi—Piscataway, New Jersey
and Elmira Valiyeva—Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nail Polish Does Not Significantly Affect Pulse Oximetry Measurements in Mildly Hypoxic Subjects
by Loren G Yamamoto, Julienne A Yamamoto, Joelle B Yamamoto, Brennan E Yamamoto, and Patricia P Yamamoto—Honolulu, Hawai’i
Perceived Benefits of the Use of Learning Contracts to Guide Clinical Education in Respiratory Care Students
by Kathy Jones-Boggs Rye—Little Rock, Arkansas
Practice of Noninvasive Ventilation for Cystic Fibrosis: A Nationwide Survey in France
by Brigitte Fauroux, Pierre-Régis Burgel —Paris, France
Pierre-Yves Boelle—Paris, France
Claire Cracowski—Grenoble, France
Marlène Murris-Espin—Toulouse, France,
Raphaele Nove-Josserand—Pierre-Bénite, France
Nathalie Stremler—Marseille, France
Laurence Derlich—Bordeaux, France
Philippe Giovanetti—Marseille, France,
and Annick Clément—Paris, France

Case Reports

Adult-Onset Nemaline Myopathy Presenting as Respiratory Failure
by Emer Kelly, Michael A Farrell, and Noel G McElvaney—Dublin, Ireland

Teaching Case of the Month

Severe Bullous Lung Disease Due to Marginal-Zone-Lymphoma-Associated Amyloidosis
by Christopher S King, Aaron B Holley, and John H Sherner—Washington D.C.

Books, Software, & Other Media

Natural Therapies for Emphysema and COPD: Relief and Healing for Chronic Pulmonary Disorders. (Green RJ Jr)
reviewed by Thida Win—Stevenage, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Miners’ Lung: A History of Dust Disease in British Coal Mining. (McIvor A and Johnston R)
reviewed by Feroza Daroowalla—Stony Brook, New York
Nosocomial Pneumonia: Strategies for Management. (Rello J, editor)
reviewed by David R Park—Seattle, Washington
Autofluorescence Bronchoscopy. (Wagner M and Ficker JH)
reviewed by Leonello Fuso—Rome, Italy
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