The Science Journal of the American Association for Respiratory Care


December 2004 / Volume 49 / Number 12


Is the Stethoscope on the Verge of Becoming Obsolete?
by Robert L Wilkins—Loma Linda, California

Original Contributions

Automated Lung Sound Analysis in Patients With Pneumonia
by Raymond LH Murphy, Andrey Vyshedskiy, Verna-Ann Power-Charnitsky, Dhirendra S Bana, Patricia M Marinelli, Anna Wong-Tse, and Rozanne Paciej—Boston, Massachusetts
Comparison of Different Exercise Tests in Assessing Outcomes of Pulmonary Rehabilitation
by Kian-Chung Ong, Wai-Fung Chong, Cindy Soh, and Arul Earnest—Singapore
Nebulizer Use and Maintenance by Cystic Fibrosis Patients: A Survey Study
by Mary K Lester, Patrick A Flume, Susan L Gray, Deborah Anderson, and C Michael Bowman—Charleston, South Carolina
Evaluation of 16 Adult Disposable Manual Resuscitators
by Daniel G Mazzolini Jr and Nancy A Marshall—Park Ridge, Ilinois

Case Reports

Fatal Acute Interstitial Pneumonitis Complicating Polymyositis in a 41-Year-Old Man
by Naim Y Aoun, Eduardo Velez, Alka Aggarwal, Gerald B Hayes, and Lawrence A Kenney—Brighton, Massachusetts
Lung Adenocarcinoma Presenting With Enlarged and Multiloculated Cystic Lesions Over 2 Years
by Takayuki Yoshida, Toshiyuki Harada, Satoshi Fuke, Jun Konishi, Koichi Yamazaki, Mitsuhito Kaji, Toshiaki Morikawa, Satoshi Ota, Tomoo Itoh, Hirotoshi Dosaka-Akita, and Masaharu Nishimura—Sapporo, Japan
Pulmonary Venous Thrombosis and Infarction Complicating Pulmonary Venous Stenosis Following Radiofrequency Ablation
by Jose Yataco and James K Stoller—Cleveland, Ohio
Community-Acquired Pneumonia Due to Pasteurella multocida
by Mark A Marinella—Dayton, Ohio

Reviews, Overviews, & Updates

Appropriate Empiric Antimicrobial Therapy of Nosocomial Pneumonia: The Role of the Carbapenems
by Marin H Kollef—St Louis, Missouri

Teaching Case of the Month

Airflow Limitation and Dynamic Gas Trapping in a Bone Marrow Transplant Recipient
reviewed by Michael P Gruber, S Patrick Nana-Sinkam, and Edward D Chan—Denver, Colorado


Effects of HME on Aerosol Administration
reviewed by David L Ellwanger—Riverdale, Georgia
with response by James B Fink—Mountain View, California

Books, Films, Tapes, & Software

An Atlas of Induced Sputum: An Aid for Research and Diagnosis
(Djukanovic R, Sterk PJ)
reviewed by Bruce K Rubin—Winston-Salem, North Carolina
One Minute Asthma: What You Need to Know, 6th ed
(Plaut TF)
reviewed by Robin A Evans-Agnew—Seattle, Washington
Asthma: Social and Psychological Factors and Psychosomatic Syndromes
(Brown ES, editor)
reviewed by Marianne Z Wamboldt—Denver, Colorado
Respiratory Disorders and Behavioral Medicine
(Kaptein AA, Creer TL, editors)
reviewed by David Evans—New York, New York
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
(Matthay MA, editor)
reviewed by Gilman B Allen III—Burlington, Vermont
Non-Neoplastic Advanced Lung Disease
(Maurer JR, editor)
reviewed by Paula G Carvalho—Boise, Idaho
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