What's New in the AJRCCM
November 1, 2011
The November 1 American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care features a Concise Clinical Review on intracranial hemorrhage.
This issue of the journal also features original research on lower airway rhinovirus burden and the seasonal risk of asthma exacerbation; obesity and primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantation; and continuous control of tracheal cuff pressure in microaspiration of gastric contents in critically ill patients. Researchers also present findings on the heterogeneous progression of COPD and the results of a multi-site assessment of the quantitative capabilities of the Xpert MTB/RIF Assay.
This issue’s “Images in Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, and the Sciences” features two images of expiratory lymphatic sacs of a patient diagnosed with diffuse pulmonary lymphangiomatosis.
November 15, 2011
The November 15 issue of the journal will include an official ATS/Society of Thoracic Radiology clinical practice guideline on the evaluation of suspected pulmonary embolism in pregnancy, as well as a pulmonary perspective on tuberculosis drug development and ways to ensure people living with HIV are not left behind.
This issue will also feature original research on reslizumab for poorly controlled eosinophilic asthma; attributable mortality of ventilator-associated pneumonia; and sarcoidosis blood transcriptome’s reflection of lung inflammation and overlap with TB. Researchers also discuss identification of SPOCK2 as a susceptibility gene for bronchopulmonary dysplasia and the effects of CPAP therapy withdrawal in patients with OSA.
To read the issue in full, please visit http://ajrccm.atsjournals.org.