The Science Journal of the American Association for Respiratory Care

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December 2003 / Volume 48 / Number 12

32nd RESPIRATORY CARE Journal Conference

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease:
Translating New Understanding into Improved Patient Care Part I

A Special Issue

Co-Chairs
John E Heffner MD
James K Stoller MD MSc FAARC

Conference Proceedings

Foreword: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Translating New Understanding Into Improved Patient Care
by John E Heffner—Charleston, South Carolina and James K Stoller—Cleveland, Ohio
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Definition and Epidemiology
by David M Mannino—Atlanta, Georgia
Strategies for Screening for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
by Paul L Enright—Tucson, Arizona and David A Kaminsky—Burlington, Vermont
Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
by Jadwiga A Wedzicha and Gavin C Donaldson—London, United Kingdom
Key Current Clinical Issues in Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
by James K Stoller—Cleveland, Ohio
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Developing Comprehensive Management
by Barry J Make—Denver, Colorado
Smoking Cessation
by Scott P Marlow and James K Stoller—Cleveland, Ohio
The Guideline Approach to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: How Effective?
by John E Heffner and Rosemary Ellis—Charleston, South Carolina

Books, Films, Tapes, & Software

Chronic Obstructive Lung Diseases
(Voelkel NF, MacNee W, editors)
reviewed by Roger S Goldstein—Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Video Series
(American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation)
reviewed by Barbara McMullan—Durham, North Carolina
Diagnosis and Management of Pulmonary Embolism (CD-ROM)
(Konstantinides S, Geibel A, Kasper W)
reviewed by Renee D Stapleton— Seattle, Washington
Pulmonary/Respiratory Therapy Secrets, 2nd ed
(Parsons PE, Heffner JE, editors)
reviewed by Fred M Goglia— Seattle, Washington
Understanding Lung Sounds, 3rd ed
(Lehrer S)
reviewed by Jeffrey J Ward—Rochester, Minnesota
Patterson’s Allergic Diseases, 6th ed
(Grammer LC, Greenberger PA, editors)
reviewed by Karna Gendo— Seattle, Washington
Radiological Imaging of the Neonatal Chest
(Donoghue V, editor)
reviewed by George W Gross—Baltimore, Maryland
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