Past Issues of
Ventilator-Assisted Living©

Listed by Topic (continued)

ISSN 1066-534X (formerly IVUN News)

Laurie, Gini

__ Gini Laurie, 1913-1989: In Memoriam (Vol. 3, No. 2) (not online)

King, Audrey

__ Audrey King Congratulations (Vol. 26, No. 5)

Masks, nasal/facial

__ 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)

__ The Choice of Interface: Can It Make a Difference? (Vol. 13, No. 2) (not online)

__ Adapting to Masks and BiPAP® (Vol. 11, No. 2)

__ New Danish Custom Nasal Mask (Vol. 10, No. 1) (not online)

__ Comparison of Commercial & Custom Nasal/Face Masks (Vol. 9, No. 1) (not online)

__ The Individual Remmer Nasal Mask (Vol. 8, No. 1) (not online)

__ Nasal Mask Adjustment Tips (Vol. 7, No. 2) (not online)

__ Custom-Built Mask (Vol. 4, No.1) (not online)

__ The Face Mask Alternative (Vol. 1, No. 2) (not online)

__ Face Mask Networking (Vol. 1, No. 2) (not online)

__ Customized Face Mask for Night Ventilation (Vol. 1, No. 1) (not online)

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)

__ Sip Technology Instead of Tracheostomy (Vol. 7, No. 1) (not online)

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)

__ DMD Pioneers (Vol. 17, No. 2) (not online)

__ Managing with Advanced Muscular Dystrophy (Vol. 13, No. 3) (not online)

__ Changing Equipment as Diagnoses Change – Muscular Dystrophy (Vol. 8, No. 2)

Music

__ Music Helps Reduce Stress and Anxiety (Vol. 25, No. 3)

Netherlands

__ Home Care for Children in Holland (Vol. 18, No. 4)

__ Home Mechanical Ventilation in the Netherlands (Vol. 17, No. 2)

New Zealand

__ Vent User Starts Powerchair Football Club (Vol. 26, No. 6)

Noninvasive ventilation

__ Vent User Starts Powerchair Football Club (Vol. 26, No. 6)

__ Meet Jacob Gapko (Vol. 26, No. 4)

__ Mouthpiece Ventilation Setup (Vol. 26, No. 4)

__ Kaine Rodriguez (Vol. 24, No. 5)

__ Twin Vent Users (Vol. 24, No. 3)

__ Ask the Experts: Bilevel or volume-cycled ventilation (Vol. 24, No. 6)

__ Ask the Experts: Post-polio syndrome (Vol. 24, No. 5)

__ Ask the Experts: Bilevel or volume-cycled ventilation (Vol. 24, No. 1)

__ My Experience with Setting Up Day-time Ventilation (Vol. 23, No. 3)

__ My Favorite Mask (Vol. 23, No. 1)

__ Bilevel or volume-cycled ventilation? (Vol. 22, No. 4)

__ My Favorite Masks (Vol. 22, No. 4)

__ Ventilator Users and Meditation (Vol. 22, No. 4)

__ Frequently Asked Questions (Vol. 22, No. 3)

__ My Favorite Mask: FlexiFit 407™ (Vol. 22, No. 2)

__ From Around the Network (Vol. 22, No. 1)

__ Bilevel Ventilation (Vol. 21, No. 2)

__ Masks, Part II: Noninvasive Interfaces (Vol. 19, No. 3)

__ Masks: Obtaining a Good Fit, Part I (Vol. 19, No. 2)

__ PHI Grant Awarded to Johns Hopkins Team to Study Early Use of Noninvasive Ventilation (Vol. 18, No. 4)

__ Mouth Intermittent Positive Pressure Ventilation: An old technique revisited for a "sip" of fresh air (Vol. 18, No. 1)

__ Noninvasive Ventilation: A History of My Life (Vol. 17, No. 4)

__ Noninvasive to Trach Ventilation ... and Back Again (Vol. 17, No. 3)

__ Getting Used to Noninvasive Bilevel Pressure Ventilation (Vol. 17, No. 2)

__ Happily Using Bilevel Pressure Ventilation (Vol. 17, No. 2) (not online)

__ Which Ventilator? Who Decides? (Vol. 17, No. 1) (not online)

__ My Experience with Noninvasive Ventilation (Vol. 16, No. 4)

__ Managing Noninvasive Ventilation: A Portuguese Experience (Vol. 16, No. 4)

__ On the Road with the Newport HT50 Ventilator (Vol. 16, No. 3)

__ From Negative to Positive (Vol. 16, No. 2)

__ Pediatric Noninvasive Ventilation (Vol. 15, No. 3)

__ Tracheostomy or Noninvasive Ventilation? (Vol. 14, No. 3)

__ UnMASKing the Issue: A Subjective Review of Seven Masks/Headgear (Vol. 14, No. 3) (not online)

__ "Laptop" Ventilator Highly Rated (Vol. 13, No. 4) (not online)

__ Sip Technology Instead of Tracheostomy (Vol. 13, No. 4)

__ A New Era for Home Ventilation Technology (Vol. 13, No. 3) (not online)

__ From Trach to Iron Lung to Cuirass to Mask Ventilation (Vol. 13, No. 3) (not online)

__ Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation (NPPV) for People with COPD: A New Group of Ventilator Users? (Vol. 13, No. 2)

__ The Choice of Interface: Can It Make a Difference? (Vol. 13, No. 2) (not online)

__ Which Ventilator to Use? (Vol. 12, No. 2)

__ Ventilators and Bi-Level Pressure Devices (Vol. 12, No. 2)

__ Adapting to Masks and BiPAP® (Vol. 11, No. 2)

__ Noninvasive Ventilation: A Successful Changeover (Vol. 10, No. 1)

__ Comparison of Commercial & Custom Nasal/Face Masks (Vol. 9, No. 1) (not online)

__ From Trach-Free to Trached to Trach-Free Again (Vol. 8, No. 2)

__ Noninvasive vs. Invasive Ventilation (Vol. 8, No. 2) (not online)

__ Considering a Change to Noninvasive Ventilation (Vol. 8, No. 1)

__ Non-invasive Alternatives to Tracheostomy (Vol. 3, No. 1) (not online)

__ From Rocking Bed to Nasal Mask ... Successfully (Vol. 3, No. 1) (not online)

__ NPPV in Nocturnal Ventilator Dependent Patients with Musculoskeletal Disorders (Vol. 2, No. 1) (not online)

__ Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation by Face Mask or Nose (Vol. 2., No. 1) (not online)

Noninvasive ventilation conferences

__ 13th International Conference on Noninvasive Ventilation, 2012, Barcelona, Spain (Vol. 26, No. 2)

__ Breathing and Sleep Symposium II (Vol. 24, No. 6)

__ Breathing and Sleep Symposium (Vol. 23, No. 4)

__ The Fight for Home Care Ventilation in Brazil (Vol. 22, No. 2)

__ A ventilator user's impressions of a recent hmv meeting (Vol. 21, No. 3)

__ Ventilator Conference in Lyon (Vol. 19, No. 2)

__ Ninth International Noninvasive Ventilation Conference: "From the ICU to Home,"
October 23-25, 2003, Orlando, Florida (Vol. 17, No. 4) (not online)

__ Home Mechanical Ventilation Conference, Lyon, France, 2001 (Vol. 15, No. 2)

__ Orlando Report: 7th International Conference "Noninvasive Ventilation:
Across the Spectrum from Critical Care to Home Care" (Vol. 13, No. 2) (not online)

__ Longterm Home Ventilation and Living Independently: The Users' Perspectives (Vol. 9, No. 1) (not online)

Oxygen therapy

__ More on Oxygen Use (Vol. 15, No. 4)

__ Oxygen Is NOT for Hypoventilation in Neuromuscular Disease (Vol. 14, No. 1)

Phrenic nerve pacing (See Diaphragmatic pacing)
Pneumobelt

__ Frequently Asked Questions (Vol. 22, No. 3)

__ The Pneumobelt: Part of My Noninvasive Ventilation System (Vol. 18, No. 4)

__ Pneumobelt in Action (Vol. 13, No. 4) (not online)

Poland

__ The Polish National Center for Home Mechanical Ventilation in Children (Vol. 15, No. 3)

Pompe disease

__ Pompe Disease Treatment (Vol. 22, No. 2)

__ Luke's Progress (Vol. 17, No. 1)

__ Living with Pompe Disease (Vol. 10, No. 2)

Porta-Lung

__ Conversion: Iron Lung to Porta-Lung® (Vol. 12, No. 3)

__ Porta-Lung for Travel (Vol. 2, No. 2) (not online)

Portugal

__ 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)

Post-polio syndrome (PPS)

__ My Continuing Medical Education as a Post-Polio Patient/Physician (Vol. 27, No. 6)

__ 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)

__ Ask the Experts (Vol. 24, No. 5

__ Living with Polio in the 21st Century (Vol. 23, No. 2)

__ Grant Awarded (Vol. 22, No. 4) (not online)

__ Ventilator Users and Meditation (Vol. 22, No. 4)

__ Audrey King writes about her fellow polio survivor and ventilator user Sheila Keogh (Vol. 22, No. 3) (not online)

__ Watercolors are My Joy of Life (Vol. 22, No. 3) (not online)

__ Bilevel Ventilation (Vol. 21, No. 2)

__ Noninvasive Ventilation: A History of My Life (Vol. 17, No. 4)

__ Happily Using Bilevel Pressure Ventilation (Vol. 17, No. 2) (not online)

__ From Negative to Positive (Vol. 16, No. 2)

__ Post-Polio, Swallowing, and Cough (Vol. 15, No. 3) (not online)

__ From Trach to Iron Lung to Cuirass to Mask Ventilation (Vol. 13, No. 3) (not online)

__ Adolf Ratzka Honored (Vol. 13, No. 2)

__ Conversions: Pressure-Limited to Volume Ventilator (Vol. 12, No. 3) (not online)

__ Conversion: Iron Lung to Porta-Lung™ (Vol. 12, No. 3)

__ Why I Don't Have Time to Write an Article for IVUN News (Vol. 12, No. 2) (not online)

__ A Summer Plague: Polio and Its Survivors (Vol. 9, No. 2) (not online)

__ Noninvasive vs. Invasive Ventilation (Vol. 8, No. 2) (not online)

__ From Trach-Free to Trached to Trach-Free Again (Vol. 8, No. 2)

__ Who Pays for Ventilators for Polio Survivors? (Vol. 5, No.1) (not online)

__ Life after Lung (Vol. 2, No. 1) (not online)

Power failures

__ Energy Backup (Vol. 23, No. 1)

__ Riding Out Hurricane Ike (Vol. 23, No. 1)

__ Escaping Hurricanes Katrina and Rita (Vol. 20, No. 1)

__ Extra Security During Emergencies (Vol. 19, No. 1)

__ Ventilator Backup: Are You Prepared? (Vol. 18, No. 1)

__ Choosing a Generator (Vol. 13, No. 3)

__ When the Power Goes Off (Vol. 12, No. 4) (not online)

__ Musings: The Question Earthquakes Ask (Vol. 5, No. 2) (not online)

Pregnancy

__ Breathing and Pregnancy (Vol. 16, No. 4)

Quality of Life

__ Vent User Starts Powerchair Football Club (Vol. 26, No. 6)

__ Meet Jacob Gapko (Vol. 26, No. 4)

__ Carrie Lucas Fights for the Rights of Disabled Parents (Vol. 25, No. 5)

__ No Way Out But In: Responding Positively to Chaos with Forgiveness and Grief (Vol. 23, No. 3)

__ Homebound Demonstration Report (Vol. 22, No. 4) (not online)

__ Watercolors are My Joy of Life (Vol. 22, No. 3) (not online)

__ A Life Less Ordinary (Vol. 22, No. 2)

__ Needed: Independent Living for Ashly (Vol. 22, No. 1)

__ Social and Ethical Implications of Long-term Ventilation for Men with Muscular Dystrophy (Vol. 21, No. 2)

__ Independence with a Ventilator: An Interview with Mark Boatman (Vol. 21, No. 1)

__ IVUN Joins Those Studying Sexual Activity and Chronic Illness (Vol. 20, No. 4)

__ Enjoying the Arts: Expect the Unexpected (Vol. 20, No. 2)

__ His Choice: My Life and Her Life: My Caregiving (Vol. 19, No. 3)

__ From independent living to a nursing home ... and back? (Vol. 18, No. 3)

__ Quality of Life: Profiles of Living with ALS (Vol. 18, No. 2)

__ A Change of Plans (Vol. 17, No. 4)

__ Ventilator Users' Perspectives on the Important Elements of Health-Related Quality of Life: Final Report (Vol. 16, No. 3)

__ Ventilator Users and Health-Related Quality of Life (Vol. 16, No. 1)

__ Risks (Vol. 15, No. 3) (not online)

__ Breaths of Life (Vol. 15, No. 1) (not online)

__ Improving Quality of Life (clinic for children in Dallas) (Vol. 14, No. 4)

__ Research Grant to Examine Ventilator Users' Quality of Life (Vol. 14, No. 4)

__ The Awesome Privilege of Living (Vol. 14, No. 2) (not online)

__ They Just Don't Get It (Vol. 13, No. 3)

__ How Will They Know If I'm Dead? Transcending Disability and Terminal Illness (Vol. 11, No. 1) (not online)

__ Choosing Life, Even on a Ventilator (Vol. 10, No. 2)

__ Quality of Life Perceptions of Ventilator-Assisted Individuals (Vol. 4, No. 1)

Reimbursement, equipment

__ Help Eliminate Competitive Bidding (Vol. 23, No. 4)

__ From Around the Network (Vol. 23, No. 1)

__ Homebound Demonstration Report (Vol. 22, No. 4)

__ From Around the Network (Vol. 22, No. 3)

__ Competitive Bidding: What It May Mean for You (Vol. 22, No. 2)

__ Renting your vent? What would you do if you suddenly owned it? (Vol. 21, No. 3)

__ Update: Medicare Reimbursement Changes Affect Vent Users (Vol. 21, No. 1)

__ Medicare Changes Payment for RADs (Vol. 20, No. 1)

__ Which Ventilator? Who Decides? (Vol. 17, No. 1) (not online)

__ Reimbursement for Ventilator Equipment: How It Works (Vol. 17, No. 1) (not online)

__ Home Medical Equipment Company Profits: Dispelling the Myth (Vol. 15, No. 1)

__ Bi-Level Positive Pressure Ventilation: New HCFA Policy (Vol. 13, No. 3) (not online)

Rescusitation bags

__ Device to Help Take Charge, Not Chances (Vol. 22, No. 3)

Respiratory failure

__ Ask the Experts (Vol. 25, No. 4)

Respiratory infections

__ Ask the Experts (Vol. 25, No. 6)

__ It's Flu Season (Vol. 23, No. 3)

__ Take Charge, Not Chances: A Portfolio for Users of Home Mechanical Ventilation, Their Caregivers and Health Professionals (Vol. 21, No. 4)

__ Preparing for a Respiratory Emergency (Vol. 18, No. 2)

__ Treating Bronchitis with H2O (Vol. 17, No. 1)

__ Airway Clearance Therapy for Neuromuscular Patients with Respiratory Compromise (Vol. 16, No. 1)

__ Respiratory Health Checklist (Vol. 15, No. 2)

__ Monitoring Respiratory Function (Vol. 11, No. 2) (not online)

 

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