The Latest from the AJRCCM, AJRCMB, & PATS
What’s New in the AJRCCM
May 1, 2012
The May 1 American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine features a concise clinical review on “Unstable Angina and Non–ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction,” as well as a pulmonary perspective on “Impact of Anxiety and Depression on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbation Risk.”
This issue of the journal also features original research on “The Epidemiology of Intensive Care Unit Readmissions in the United States,” “Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Disease in Patients with HIV in Southeast Asia,” and “Effects of Positive Airway Pressure Therapy on Neurobehavioral Outcomes in Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea.”
This issue also includes an official ATS Clinical Practice Guideline: “The Clinical Utility of Bronchoalveolar Lavage Cellular Analysis in Interstitial Lung Disease,” as well as an NHLBI Workshop: “Improving Outcomes for Pulmonary Vascular Disease.” This issue’s “Beyond the Blue: What Fellows Are Reading in Other Journals,” features reviews of recommended reading from the University of Pittsburgh’s Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Training Program.
May 15, 2012
The May 15 American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine features a concise clinical review on “Anemia in Critical Illness: Insights into Etiology, Consequences, and Management.”
This issue of the journal also features original research on “Inflammatory Biomarkers Improve Clinical Prediction of Mortality in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease,” “The Lung Tissue Microbiome in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease,” “Refusal of Intensive Care Unit Admission Due to a Full Unit: Impact on Mortality,” “Fever Control Using External Cooling in Septic Shock: A Randomized Controlled Trial,” “Chest Computed Tomography Scores Are Predictive of Survival in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis Awaiting Lung Transplantation,” and “Surgical Face Masks Worn by Patients with Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis: Impact on Infectivity of Air on a Hospital Ward.”
This issue also features an official multi-society statement, “The Role of Clinical Research Results in the Practice of Critical Care Medicine”, as well as “Beyond the Blue: What Fellows Are Reading in Other Journals,” featuring reviews of recommended reading from the Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine Fellows at the Children’s Hospital Boston at Harvard Medical School.
To read the issues in full, please visit ajrccm.atsjournals.org.
What’s New in the AJRCMB
The May 2012 American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology features a translational review on “Role of Chemokines in the Pathogenesis of Acute Lung Injury.” This issue also includes original research on “Influenza Induces ER Stress, Caspase-12-dependent Apoptosis and JNK Mediated TGF-β Release in Lung Epithelial Cells,” “Long-Term Exposure of Chemokine CXCL10 Causes Bronchiolitis-like Inflammation,” “Post-exposure Antioxidant Treatment in Rats Decreases Airway Hyperplasia and Hyperreactivity Because of Chlorine Inhalation,” “α1-Antitrypsin Production by Proinflammatory and Antiinflammatory Macrophages and Dendritic Cells,” “Negative Control of TLR3 Signaling by TICAM1 Down-Regulation,” and “Increased Hyperoxia-Induced Lung Injury in Nitric Oxide Synthase 2 Null Mice Is Mediated via Angiopoietin 2.”
To read the issue in full, visit ajrcmb.atsjournals.org.
What’s New in PATS
The May 1 Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society features the 54th annual Thomas L. Petty Aspen Lung Conference. This year’s conference emphasized the integration of basic, translational, and clinical sciences that explore the clinical impact of COPD and lung cancer. The conference co-chairs are Rubin M. Tuder, MD, York E. Miller, MD, and Jeffrey A. Kern, MD.
To read the issue in full, visit pats.atsjournals.org/.