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Winter 2001, Vol. 15, No. 4

Home Mechanical Ventilation: A Brazilian Experience

Sleep Studies: At Home or in the Lab? | More on Oxygen Use

Pearson's Respiratory Outreach Program Moves into Community | Ventilators Find Good Home

New Interfaces and Equipment; Dr. Alba Honored | Reeve Paralysis Resource Center

Aging with a Ventilator: Independence or Security | Fresh Air Camp

Fall 2001, Vol. 15, No. 3

The Polish National Center for Home Mechanical Ventilation in Children

Pediatric Noninvasive Ventilation | German Pediatric Masks

David Jayne Goes to Washington: HR 1490 Is Introduced

MRI-Compatible Ventilator | Post-Polio, Swallowing, and Cough

Risks | Travel Websites | HCFA Changes Name

Summer 2001, Vol. 15, No. 2

Camping with a Ventilator | New Diaphragm Pacing System

Respiratory Health Checklist | Italian Ventilator User Survey

Home Mechanical Ventilation Conference, Lyon, France, 2001

Percutaneous Tracheostomy: My Choice

Potpourri: GINI Research Fund Call for Proposals; The Department of Health and Human Services; Travel;
With Every Breath I Take by Gary McPherson

Interfaces and Equipment | Update: Inspiratory Muscle Training Study

Spring 2001, Vol. 15, No. 1

Assistance Dogs for Children with CCHS

Home Medical Equipment Company Profits: Dispelling the Myth

A Petition to President George W. Bush and Congress (to Amend the Medicare Homebound Restriction for Americans with Significant Chronic Illness)

Respiratory Study with SCI Ventilator Users | Breaths of Life

Potpourri: Greeley Center for Independence Wins Housing Grant for Ventilator Users; The Department of Health and Human Services announced release of grants to increase services and supports to people with disabilities; Long-Term Mechanical Ventilation by Nicholas S. Hill, MD

Equipment News | Camps for Ventilator-Assisted Children


Winter 2000, Vol. 14, No. 4

Research Grant to Examine Ventilator Users' Quality of Life | Improving Quality of Life (clinic for children in Dallas)

Home Mechanical Ventilation in Finland | What Is Fiberoptic Intubation? | Respiratory Supplies Shopping List

Dr. Colin Sullivan Honored by ACCP | New Equipment and Interfaces | HMV Workshop

Fall 2000, Vol. 14, No. 3

UnMASKing the Issue: A Subjective Review of Seven Masks/Headgear

ALS Pulmonary Protocol | Australian Paediatric Ventilator Program | Tracheostomy or Noninvasive Ventilation?

Cuffed or Uncuffed Tracheostomy Tubes in ALS | Skydiving Quad

Summer 2000, Vol. 14, No. 2

No Barriers in the New Millennium | MiCASSA Is Back! (For the most recent updates ...)

IDEA: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act | The Awesome Privilege of Living

Ontario's Ventilator Equipment Pool | Update: Daniel C. Vilaseca Dreischer | New Masks and Equipment

Potpourri: Pediatric Tracheostomy Home Care Guide by Cynthia Bissell, RN; Respiratory care videos from MDA; Medicaid Waivers

Spring 2000, Vol. 14, No. 1

Home Care and Mechanical Ventilation for Children in Thailand

Finding a Ventilator in Sri Lanka | Oxygen Is NOT for Hypoventilation in Neuromuscular Disease

New Equipment, Masks, and Aids | Ventilator-Dependent Child Abandoned: Reactions

Potpourri: Noninvasive nasal ventilation in children with CCHS; The 1999 Buyer's Guide; "Across the Spectrum from Critical Care to Home Care" conference on CD-ROM;,

Camps for Ventilator-Assisted Children


Winter 1999, Vol. 13, No. 4

My Quest for Ideal Ventilation | Pneumobelt in Action | Sip Technology Instead of Tracheostomy

Paediatric Home Ventilation in the United Kingdom

CCHS: Are Nasal Masks Affecting Facial and Bite Alignment?

Pseudomonas aeruginosa | Respironics Introduces New Customer Service System

"Laptop" Ventilator Highly Rated | Assisted Living for Ventilator Users | More on Air Travel for Ventilator Users

Potpourri: Atrostim? Phrenic Nerve Stimulator;;

Fall 1999, Vol. 13, No. 3

From Trach to Iron Lung to Cuirass to Mask Ventilation | Choosing a Generator | They Just Don't Get It!

Bi-Level Positive Pressure Ventilation: New HCFA Policy | Managing with Advanced Muscular Dystrophy

A New Era for Home Ventilation Technology

Potpourri: "From the ICU to Home Care: A Patient's Perspective" video; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Nurses grants; trach inventions/adaptations; the Wenmar Bridle?; trach button solution; reports and guidelines

Summer 1999, Vol. 13, No. 2

A Family Home, Not a Nursing Home

Orlando Report: 7th International Conference "Noninvasive Ventilation: Across the Spectrum from Critical Care to Home Care"

Nevada's Attendant Care Problems | Muscular Dystrophy publications | Adolf Ratzka Honored

New Equipment, New Masks, Older Equipment | The Choice of Interface: Can It Make a Difference?

Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation (NPPV) for People with COPD: A New Group of Ventilator Users?

Potpourri: Frog breathing; Iron Lung Virtual Museum

Spring 1999, Vol. 13, No. 1

Computers – A Curse, A Blessing, A Necessity | Living with Invasive Ventilation

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Teen Ventilator User | Phrenic Nerve Pacing | Let's Hear It for Free Speech!

Potpourri: ventilator cart; Breathe Easy: Respiratory Care for Children with Muscular Dystrophy; Guide to the Evaluation and Management of Neuromuscular Disease; Seventh International Conference: Noninvasive Ventilation ? Across the Spectrum from Critical Care to Home Care


Winter 1998, Vol. 12, No. 4

An Israeli Experience

When the Power Goes Off | Speak to Me ... Better | ALS Update/Jim Ballard | A Happy Anniversary (ALS)

Traveling with a Child with a Trach

The Baku Baku Club: Education and Ventilator-Assisted Children in Japan; Saki's Story

Fall 1998, Vol. 12, No. 3

Longterm Ventilation for Children in the United Kingdom | Speak to Me

Conversion: Iron Lung to Porta-Lung® | Conversions: Pressure-Limited to Volume Ventilator

Tracheostomy Support Group on Web | Ventilator Obsolesence

Summer 1998, Vol. 12, No. 2

Why I Don't Have Time to Write an Article for IVUN News | Timothy Clark | Ventilators and Bi-Level Pressure Devices

International Airline Travel | Which Ventilator to Use? | Trach Changing Tips | The Ideal Machine

Spring 1998, Vol. 12, No. 1

Kalle Konkkola | Assisted Cough: Benefits and Techniques | From the Desk of David-Ecker-Russ

Airline Travel with Ventilators | Ventilator Transport: More Than a Little Red Wagon

Attendant Care Legislation: MiCASA

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