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Fall 1997, Vol. 11, No. 2

Computer Becomes Therapy, Link to World for Patient

Adapting to Masks and BiPAP® | Living with Arthrogryposis

CCHS Registry | CCHS Update: Matt Stone

Forum on Home Mechanical Ventilation: The Danish Experience;
The Japanese Experience; The American Experience

MDA Publishes ALS Guide | Monitoring Respiratory Function

Potpourri: Frog Breathing with Gary McPherson video; FES Information Center; Nellcor Puritan Bennett acquired; Phantom Nasal Mask; Alliance for Technology Access

Spring 1997, Vol. 11, No. 1

Travelling with a Ventilator

How Will They Know If I'm Dead? Transcending Disability and Terminal Illness

Living with Spinal Muscular Atrophy | Ventilator Sessions at GINI Conference

John H. Emerson and the Iron Lung | Websites of Interest

SSI Benefit Changes | Living with ALS Manual Revised

In Memoriam: D. Armin Fischer, MD | Home Mechanical Ventilation Conference

Canine Companions for Independence and Ventilator Users


Fall 1996, Vol. 10, No. 2

IVUN News Celebrates 10th Anniversary | CCHS Data

Choosing Life, Even on a Ventilator | Living with Pompe's Disease

Living with Acid Maltase Deficiency | Schools and Programs for Pediatric Ventilator Users | New Equipment & Aids

Potpourri: Living SMArt; The Reeve-Irvine Research Center; High Quadriplegia; Exploring Breathing Support Options

A Reader Writes | Books | People in the News ... Grethe Nyholm, RNP; Richard Daggett

Spring 1996, Vol. 10, No. 1

Noninvasive Ventilation: A Successful Changeover | Passy-Muir Valve Helps Wean from Tracheostomy

New Danish Custom Nasal Mask | Tracheal Toilet and Speech | Frog Breathing: Still Useful, Still Lifesaving

Danish Observations about American Ventilator Users

On Holiday at Netley Waterside House | New York's Consumer-Directed Home Care Program: Chapter 2

Swimming in Lake Shasta | Potpourri: Creative Writing Guides; EZ Keys for Windows; Christopher Reeve

Book: Pulmonary Rehabilitation: The Obstructive and Paralytic Conditions


Fall 1995, Vol. 9, No. 2

Consumer-Directed Home Care Program Saved from New York Budget Ax and Expanded

The Tracheotomized Patient: Tracheal Toilet and Speech | Suggestions for Avoiding Respiratory Complications

Life with a Tracheostomy: A Personal Decision

In-Home Care Standards for Frequency of Ventilator Tubing Changes

Potpourri: Report on Domiciliary Mechanical Ventilation in Denmark; Ventilator Registry Project by the AARC; White Trach Caps; Christopher Reeve

A Summer Plague: Polio and Its Survivors

Spring 1995, Vol. 9, No. 1

Longterm Home Ventilation and Living Independently: The Users' Perspectives

Some State Budgets Cut Attendant Care | In Memoriam: Edward V. Roberts

Children and Teens as Ventilator Users | Comparison of Commercial & Custom Nasal/Face Masks

A Well-Traveled Ventilator User | Finland: Ventilator Use

Potpourri: Netley Waterside House; Home Mechanical Ventilation proceedings


Fall 1994, Vol. 8, No. 2

Demands of Caregiving for Home-Based Ventilator-Assisted Individuals: A Preliminary Report

Home Mechanical Ventilation: Obstacles to Living at Home | Noninvasive vs. Invasive Ventilation

From Trach-Free to Trached to Trach-Free Again | Forum for Ventilator Users:

Improving Cough and Decreasing Infection

Changing Equipment as Diagnoses Change – Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome, Muscular Dystrophy, Spinal Cord Injury, Diaphragm Pacing

Living at Home: Overcoming Obstacles – Pediatric Issues, France and Longterm Ventilation

Spring 1994, Vol. 8, No. 1

Other Advice for Ventilator Users | Considering a Change to Noninvasive Ventilation

Positive Pressure by Trach: My Choice | Ventilator-Assisted Infants with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

CCHS Conference | The Individual Remmer Nasal Mask

Mask Program Helps Health Care Professionals with Patient Compliance and Comfort

Update: HCFA Ventilator Policy


Fall 1993, Vol. 7, No. 2

Air Scuba ... or I Can't Walk But I Can Fly | Ventilator Reimbursement Issues

Advice for the New Ventilator User | Nasal Mask Adjustment Tips | Homemade Suction Machine

Children as Ventilator Users: Obstacles to Discharge for Ventilator-Assisted Children

CCHS Networking: How It Began | Issues and Challenges of a Technology-Dependent Child

The Perfect Portable Ventilator

Spring 1993, Vol. 7, No. 1

Communication for the Ventilator User with a Tracheostomy | The Cof-flator Revisited

Portable Positive Pressure Ventilators: A History | Profile: Bill Kibbie

New SSI Rule May Benefit Children | Sailing with a Ventilator | Mobility and ALS | Nasal Mask Adjustments


Fall 1992, Vol. 6, No. 2

Rebel with a Cause | Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome: A Family Profile

Respirator Use in Denmark | California Budget Hurts Ventilator Users | Ventilator Adaptations

Dentist Visits | From the Brink | Travel & Ventilators: Florida or Bust!; Ventilator User Settles Airline Suit

Spring 1992, Vol. 6, No. 1

Ventilator Use in Japan | Spring Has Come |

More on Ventilator Considerations: Lease vs. Purchase | Saludos from Spain

Travel & Ventilators: Travel by Air "With Air" Is Possible; Flying with Your Ventilator; Airline Criteria; Travel Insurance for Ventilators?; DOT Issues Air Travel Booklet for People with Disabilities


Fall 1991, Vol. 5, No. 2

Ventilator Considerations: Lease vs. Purchase | Murphy's Law as It Applies to Ventilators

Negative Pressure Ventilation with Progressive SMA | Musings: The Question Earthquakes Ask

Medicaid: U.S. Drops Nursing Restrictions | IVUN Survey Replies | How to Survive in Today's Hospitals

Spring 1991, Vol. 5, No. 1

Georgia Ventilator User Now Lives Independently

Cost Comparison of Ventilator Care in Minnesota: Is Home Really Cheaper?

Who Pays for Ventilators for Polio Survivors? | Health Has No Frontiers

Complete Home Attendant Care ... Someday | IVUN Survey | Musings: About a Fatal Cliché

A Ventilator Assisted Child Becomes an Adult: What Then?

Ventilator User to Head California Department of Rehabilitation


Fall 1990, Vol. 4, No. 2

Breathing Failure in ALS & Handling Emergencies | For the Shape I'm In, I'm in Pretty Good Shape

In Memoriam: David Muir | Consider Yourself a Home Care Ventilation Equipment Consumer

"On" a Ventilator? | Musings: Into the Wonderland of Words and Ventilators | Home Ventilation in Germany

SCI Quads May Need Night Ventilation | National Center for Home Mechanical Ventilation

Spring 1990, Vol. 4, No. 1

Quality of Life Perceptions of Ventilator-Assisted Individuals

Health Care Reform | Notes from Australia | Advocacy and Action by and for Ventilator Users

Kangaroo Kids: An Idea Whose Time Has Come | Home Mechanical Ventilation Workshop Proceedings

Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders | Don't Get Caught with Your Battery Down!

Home Ventilation in Children & Adolescents | One Person's Perspective

Musings: The Need for a Cat on Every Home Ventilator

Blitzer Report No. 6: Nose News | Palo Alto VA's SCI Service | Custom-Built Mask

Ventilator User? Ventilator-Assisted? Ventilator-Dependent?


Fall, Vol. 3, No. 2 (no articles online)

Gini Laurie, 1913-1989: In Memoriam | Musings: On Independence | Home Ventilator Manufacturers

Proceedings of the Home Mechanical Ventilation Workshop, GINI's 5th International Polio & Independent Living Conference

Blitzer Report No. 5: Nose News

Spring, Vol. 3, No. 1 (no articles online)

Erin's Story: Yes, You Can Outgrow the Need for a Ventilator!

Thoughts on ALS and Ventilators | Long-Term Mechanical Ventilation in Australia

Advocacy Group for Ventilator Dependent People in Southern California

From Rocking Bed to Nasal Mask ... Successfully | On Swallowing and Saliva

Non-invasive Alternatives to Tracheostomy | Musings: A Continuing Column | Blitzer Report No. 4: Nose News

Ventilators and Muscular Dystrophy Handbook | Respiratory Polio Survivors


Fall, Vol. 2, No. 2 (no articles online)

Special Feature: Underventilation | Porta-Lung for Travel | Blitzer Report 3: Nose-Positive Ventilation Masks

Spring, Vol. 2, No. 1 (no articles online)

The Iron Lung: A User's Guide | Life after Lung | User's Videotape of Aequitron's LP6

English Research | Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation by Face Mask or Nose

NPPV in Nocturnal Ventilator Dependent Patients with Musculoskeletal Disorders

Living and Traveling with Ventilators


Fall, Vol. 1, No. 2 (no articles online)

Face Mask Networking | A Progress Report for Positive (Pressure) Thinkers

The Face Mask Alternative | GPB for High Level Quads | Hands-Free Two-Way Radio

Families of SMA | Catch-22 for Home Care for Ventilator Assisted Children

Spring, Vol. 1, No. 1 (no articles online)

Welcome to IVUN! | Ventilator Assisted Home Care Program | Customized Face Mask for Night Ventilation

Mobile Ventilator Unit | A Chair That Goes Sailing | Iron Lung History in JAMA

Kaufert Studies Respiratory Technology and Psychosocial Adaptation

23 Years Later: Australian Noelene Heley Still Uses Portable Lung on Kangaroo Hunts

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