Letters to the Editor
- An Unusual Complication Of Nasotracheal Intubation- Unilateral Vocal Cord Palsy. Jerome, J. Terrence Jose // Internet Journal of Anesthesiology;2007, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p13
Nasotracheal intubations are frequently used for airway management during maxillofacial surgery, poor oral access, surgical field avoidance and prolonged ventilation. Complications such as hemorrhage occur more frequently with this route of intubation than with the orotracheal route. We present...
- Speaking-Related Dyspnea in Healthy Adults. Hoit, Jeannette D.; Lansing, Robert W.; Perona, Kristen E. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Apr2007, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p361
Purpose: To reveal the qualities and intensity of speaking-related dyspnea in healthy adults under conditions of high ventilatory drive, in which the behavioral and metabolic control of breathing must compete. Method: Eleven adults read aloud while breathing different levels of inspired carbon...
- Barn pollution. Harcourt, M.F. // Horse & Rider;Apr90, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p44
Discusses the role of good barn ventilation in the maintenance of a healthy stable environment. Gives recommendations for good ventilation and management practices. Good barn design and airflow; Artificial ventilation. INSET: Every breath you take (respiratory diseases and environmental....
- Easy hanger. Stepler, R.L. // Popular Science;Jul89, Vol. 235 Issue 1, p102
Looks at Homestead Ceiling Fan's Easy-Lock hanging system which allows homeowners to install fans without an electrician and builders to prewire homes for ceiling fans.
- The standards vs comfort conflict. // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;2/15/93, Vol. 188 Issue 7, p75
Emphasizes the exercise of caution before tampering with existing standards when conflicts arise between standards and occupant comfort. Variation in occupant perception of comfort; Problem of humidity control; Diminished usefulness of increasingly complex existing standards; Expensive...
- Excuse me, what's that scent your ductwork is wearing? // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;10/16/95, Vol. 196 Issue 7, p18
Reports on the use of scents in building ventilation systems in the United States. Customer reaction to scented ventilation systems; Attitude of the medical community on persons afflicted with multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS).
- Maintain ventilation and infiltration control while assisting efficiency. Clark, William H. // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;10/16/95, Vol. 196 Issue 7, p26
Reports on the maintenance of fresh air ventilation and infiltration of closed buildings. Aim to prevent carbon dioxide buildup; Link of prevailing wind on ventilation losses of buildings; Effect of negative and positive pressure to building ventilation; Maintenance tips for building...
- Let your house breathe. Fossel, P.V. // Country Journal;Nov87, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p35
How to use ventilation systems to prevent dampness and vapors from being trapped inside the house. Description of the damage moisture can do to a house. Installing ventilation fans, gable vents, soffit vents, roof vents, caulking.
- Suspended ventilation. Berendsohn, R. // Popular Mechanics;Sep92, Vol. 169 Issue 9, p63
Looks at a kit from Deflecto Corp. which allows users to bring cooled or heated air to a poorly ventilated room. Features; Price.