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HEALTH PROFESSIONALS,

AND INDUSTRY

VENTILATOR-ASSISTED LIVING

PAST ISSUES BY TOPIC

FIBEROPTIC INTUBATION
What Is Fiberoptic Intubation? (Vol. 14, No. 4)
 
FINLAND
Home Mechanical Ventilation in Finland (Vol. 23, No. 4)
Home Mechanical Ventilation in Finland (Vol. 14, No. 4)
Finland: Ventilator Use (Vol. 9, No. 1)
 
FISCHER, JUDITH
Judith Fischer Retires (Vol. 27, No. 4)
 
FRANCE
Notes from 14th International Conference on Home Mechanical Ventilation and the 5th European Respiratory Care
   Association Congress (Vol. 29, No. 2)
Ventilator Conference in Lyon (Vol. 19, No. 2)
 
FROGBREATHING
Frogbreathing: A Forgotten Breathing Aid (Vol. 24, No. 3)
From Around the Network (Vol. 23, No. 4)
Frog Breathing: Still Useful, Still Lifesaving (Vol. 10, No. 1)
 
HEART PROBLEMS
Arriving at Correct Diagnosis, Treatment: A Long and Frustrating Process (Vol. 26, No. 2)
From Cor Pulmonale to Getting a Second Chance (Vol. 25, No. 6)
What is Cor Pulmonale? (Vol. 25, No. 6)
Congestive Heart Failure, OSA, and BiPAP (Vol. 16, No. 2)
 
HOME CARE GUIDELINES
Australian, German and Canadian HMV Guidelines: Links (Vol. 25, No. 4)
 
HOME CARE PROGRAMS
Program to Coordinate Helper Teams for HMV Users in East Denmark (Vol. 25, No. 6)
Victorian Respiratory Support Service (Vol. 25, No. 4)
Home Mechanical Ventilation in Finland (Vol. 23, No. 4)
Improving Long-term Respiratory Care in Ontario, Canada (Vol. 23, No. 3)
The Fight for Home Care Ventilation in Brazil (Vol. 22, No. 2)
 
HONG KONG
Living with SMA in Hong Kong (Vol. 16, No. 1)
 
HUMIDIFICATION
A Different Kind of Booster (Vol. 23, No. 1)
Treating Bronchitis with H2O (Vol. 17, No. 1)
Humidification (Vol. 17, No. 1)
 
HYPOVENTILATION
All-Too-Typical Email to IVUN (Vol. 28, No. 6)
Arriving at Correct Diagnosis, Treatment: A Long and Frustrating Process (Vol. 26, No. 2)
Hypoventilation? Obstructive Sleep Apnea? Different Tests, Different Treatment (Vol. 19, No. 3)
A Classic Case of Hypoventilation (Vol. 17, No. 1)
What Is Hypoventilation? (Vol. 17, No. 1)
 
ICELAND
Iceland Offers Attendant Care and Home Ventilators (Vol. 21, No. 2)
 
IDEA
IDEA: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (Vol. 14, No. 2)
 
INDIA
Air Travel to India (Vol. 21, No. 3)
 
INSPIRATORY MUSCLE TRAINING
Pflex® (my new friend) and More (Vol. 27, No. 1)
Update: Inspiratory Muscle Training Study (Vol. 15, No. 2)
Respiratory Study with SCI Ventilator Users (Vol. 15, No. 1)
 
IRELAND
Noninvasive Ventilation: A History of My Life (Vol. 17, No. 4)
 
IRON LUNGS
Sherry Hurst: "I Plan to Celebrate My 100th Birthday!" (Vol. 28, No. 2)
IVUN Ventilatory Equipment Exchange (Vol. 18, No. 1)
Respironics Colorado Announces Discontinuation of Service and Repair Support
   for Certain Ventilation Equipment (Vol. 18, No. 1)
Conversion: Iron Lung to Porta-Lung™ (Vol. 12, No. 3)
John H. Emerson and the Iron Lung (Vol. 11, No. 1)
 
ISRAEL
Long-Term Ventilation: The Jerusalem Experience (Vol. 16, No. 2)
An Israeli Experience (Vol. 12, No. 4)
 
ITALY
Italian Ventilator User Survey (Vol. 15, No. 2)
 
JAPAN
Japanese Ventilator Users Network's Successful Symposia (Vol. 18, No. 3)
Saki's Story (Vol. 12, No. 4)
The Baku Baku Club: Education and Ventilator-Assisted Children in Japan (Vol. 12, No. 4)
Forum on Home Mechanical Ventilation: The Japanese Experience (Vol. 11, No. 2)
 
KING, AUDREY
Audrey King Congratulations (Vol. 26, No. 5)
 
MARGARET PFROMMER MEMORIAL LECTURE
Margaret Pfrommer Memorial Lecture (Vol. 29, No. 6)
 
MASKS, NASAL/FACIAL
Hans Rudolph is serious about making NIV Masks (Vol. 28, No. 5)
From Around the Network (Vol. 27, No. 6)
From Around the Network (Vol. 27, No. 5)
From Around the Network (Vol. 27, No. 3)
From Around the Network (Vol. 27, No. 1)
From Around the Network (Vol. 26, No. 6)
From Around the Network (Vol. 26, No. 5)
From Around the Network (Vol. 26, No. 4)
From Around the Network (Vol. 26, No. 3)
From Around the Network (Vol. 26, No. 2)
From Around the Network (Vol. 26, No. 1)
From Around the Network (Vol. 25, No. 6)
From Around the Network (Vol. 25, No. 5)
From Around the Network (Vol. 25, No. 4)
From Around the Network (Vol. 25, No. 3)
From Around the Network (Vol. 25, No. 2)
From Around the Network (Vol. 25, No. 1)
Twin Vent Users (Vol. 24, No. 3)
My Favorite Mask (Vol. 23, No. 1 )
From Around the Network (Vol. 23, No. 4)
From Around the Network (Vol. 23, No. 3)
From Around the Network (Vol. 23, No. 2)
From Around the Network (Vol. 23, No. 1 )
My Favorite Masks (Vol. 22, No. 4)
From Around the Network (Vol. 22, No. 4)
Frequently Asked Questions (Vol. 22, No. 3)
From Around the Network (Vol. 22, No. 2)
My Favorite Mask: FlexiFit 407™ (Vol. 22, No. 2)
Mojo™ and Hybrid™ (Vol. 20, No. 3)
Masks, Part II: Noninvasive Interfaces (Vol. 19, No. 3)
Masks: Obtaining a Good Fit, Part I (Vol. 19, No. 2)
Getting Used to Noninvasive Bilevel Pressure Ventilation (Vol. 17, No. 2)
German Pediatric Masks (Vol. 15, No. 3)
UnMASKing the Issue: A Subjective Review of Seven Masks/Headgear (Vol. 14, No. 3)
Adapting to Masks and BiPAP® (Vol. 11, No. 2)
 
MASKS, ORAL
Hybrid™ (Vol. 20, No. 3)
An Alternative to a Trach Tube (Vol. 20, No. 1)
An Oral Mask Alternative: The Oracle (Vol. 19, No. 1)
Interfaces and Equipment (Vol. 16, No. 3)
 
MEDICATION
 Ask the Experts (Vol. 25, No. 6)
Ask the Experts (Vol. 23, No. 4)
Take Charge, Not Chances: A Portfolio for Users of Home Mechanical Ventilation, Their Caregivers and Health Professionals (Vol. 21, No. 4)
Respiratory Effects of Common Medications (Vol. 17, No. 4)
 
MEDICAL RECORDS
Take Charge, Not Chances: In Practice (Vol. 22, No. 1)
 
MEDITATION
Ventilator Users and Meditation (Vol. 22, No. 4)
 
MOUTH INTERMITTENT POSITIVE PRESSURE VENTILATION
Mouthpiece Ventilation Setup (Vol. 26, No. 4)
From Around the Network (Vol. 23, No. 4)
My Experience with Setting Up Day-time Ventilation (Vol. 23, No. 3)
Mouth Intermittent Positive Pressure Ventilation: An old technique revisited for a "sip" of fresh air(Vol. 18, No. 1)
Managing Noninvasive Ventilation: A Portuguese Experience (Vol. 16, No. 4)
 
MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY
Vent User Starts Powerchair Football Club (Vol. 26, No. 6)
Meet Jacob Gapko (Vol. 26, No. 4)
Matt Eddy's Journey of a Million Smiles (Vol. 24, No. 6)
Frogbreathing: A Forgotten Breathing Aid (Vol. 24, No. 3)
Twin Vent Users (Vol. 24, No. 3)
The Fight for Home Care Ventilation in Brazil (Vol. 22, No. 2)
Social and Ethical Implications of Long-Term Ventilation for Men with Muscular Dystrophy (Vol. 21, No. 2)
His Choice: My Life and Her Life: My Caregiving (Vol. 19, No. 3)
Living on Your Own in College and Beyond (Vol. 19, No. 2)
Muscular Dystrophy Potpourri (Vol. 19, No. 1)
Sidebar: Respiratory care and Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Vol. 18, No. 3)
From independent living to a nursing home ... and back? (Vol. 18, No. 3)
 
MUSIC
Music Helps Reduce Stress and Anxiety (Vol. 25, No. 3)

 

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