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Table of Contents for
Volume 21 Issue 2
February 2016

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203Airway remodelling in asthma: It's not going away
Gregory G King & Peter B Noble
205Primum non nocere
Mirjana Jaksic & Julian Vyas
207Disruptive thinking: The virtue of challenging collective therapeutic intuition
Matthew J Peters
209Does continuous positive airway pressure therapy improve non-alcoholic fatty liver disease?
Malcolm Kohler & John R Stradling
Unravelling the Many Faces of COPD to Optimize Its Care and Outcomes
211Physiological impairment in mild COPD
Denis E O'Donnell, J Alberto Neder & Amany F Elbehairy
224This is what COPD looks like
Khadija Sheikh, Harvey O Coxson & Grace Parraga
237Contribution of air pollution to COPD and small airway dysfunction
Norbert Berend
Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonia
245Idiopathic interstitial pneumonias with connective tissue diseases features: A review
Vincent Cottin
259Idiopathic non-specific interstitial pneumonia
Elizabeth A Belloli, Rosemarie Beckford, Ryan Hadley & Kevin R Flaherty
269Impact of COPD and emphysema on survival of patients with lung cancer: A meta-analysis of observational studies
Yong-hua Gao, Wei-jie Guan, Qi Liu, Hua-qi Wang, Ya-nan Zhu, Rong-chang Chen & Guo-jun Zhang
280Prognostic value of procalcitonin in pneumonia: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Dan Liu, Long-xiang Su, Wei Guan, Kun Xiao & Li-xin Xie
Asthma & Allergy
289Exercise test using dry air in random adolescents: Temporal profile and predictors of bronchoconstriction
Henrik Johansson, Katarina Norlander, Kjell Alving, Hans HedenstrÖm, Christer Janson, Andrei Malinovschi, Leif Nordang & Margareta Emtner
297Effect of treatment with inhaled corticosteroid on serum periostin levels in asthma
Makoto Hoshino, Junichi Ohtawa & Kenta Akitsu
304Comparison of innate immune responses towards rhinovirus infection of primary nasal and bronchial epithelial cells
Marco P Alves, Aline SchÖgler, Simone Ebener, Nathalie J Vielle, Carmen Casaulta, Andreas Jung, Alexander Moeller, Thomas Geiser & Nicolas Regamey
Critical Care
313Impact of delirium on weaning from mechanical ventilation in medical patients
Kyeongman Jeon, Byeong-Ho Jeong, Myeong Gyun Ko, Jimyoung Nam, Hongseok Yoo, Chi Ryang Chung & Gee Young Suh
321Clinical utility of rapid pathogen identification using matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry in ventilated patients with pneumonia: A pilot study
Jeong Ha Mok, Jung Seop Eom, Eun Jung Jo, Mi Hyun Kim, Kwangha Lee, Ki Uk Kim, Hye-Kyung Park, Jongyoun Yi & Min Ki Lee
Cystic Fibrosis
Editor's choice
Pseudomonas aeruginosa antibiotic resistance in Australian cystic fibrosis centres
Daniel J Smith, Kay A Ramsay, Stephanie T Yerkovich, David W Reid, Claire E Wainwright, Keith Grimwood, Scott C Bell & Timothy J Kidd
Interstitial Lung Disease
338Interstitial lung disease associated with gemcitabine: A Japanese retrospective cohort study
Tsuyoshi Hamada, Hideo Yasunaga, Yousuke Nakai, Hiroyuki Isayama, Hiroki Matsui, Kiyohide Fushimi & Kazuhiko Koike
344Breathing pattern and breathlessness in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: An observational study
Kasope L Olukogbon, Paul Thomas, Ricardo Colasanti, Ben Hope-Gill & Edgar Mark Williams
Paediatric Lung Disease
350Clinical predictors of hospital admission in acute lower respiratory tract infection in 2 months to 2-year-old children
Vidushi Mahajan, Mudita Tiwari, Adhi Arya, Abhimanyu Tiwari, Deepak Chawla & Shiv Sajan Saini
Respiratory Infections
357Safety of IV amikacin in the treatment of pulmonary non-tuberculous mycobacterial disease
Claire M Ellender, Dayna B Law, Rachel M Thomson & Geoffrey W Eather
363Nosocomial Acinetobacter pneumonia: Treatment and prognostic factors in 356 cases
Tülay Özvatan, Halis Akalın, Melda Sınırtaş, GÖkhan Ocakoğlu, Emel Yılmaz, Yasemin Heper, Nermin Kelebek, Remzi İşçimen & Ferda Kahveci
Editor's choice
Randomized controlled trial of the effect of regular paracetamol on influenza infection
Sarah Jefferies, Irene Braithwaite, Steven Walker, Mark Weatherall, Lance Jennings, Michelle Luck, Kevin Barrett, Robert Siebers, Timothy Blackmore, Richard Beasley, Kyle Perrin & On behalf of thePi Study Group
Sleep and Ventilation
378Impact of effective versus sham continuous positive airway pressure on liver injury in obstructive sleep apnoea: Data from randomized trials
Ingrid Jullian-Desayes, Renaud Tamisier, Jean-Pierre Zarski, Judith Aron-Wisnewsky, Sandrine H Launois-Rollinat, Candice Trocme, Patrick Levy, Marie Joyeux-Faure & Jean-Louis Pepin
386Effects of low-dose morphine on perceived sleep quality in patients with refractory breathlessness: A hypothesis generating study
Rodrigo T Martins, David C Currow, Amy P Abernethy, Miriam J Johnson, Barbara Toson & Danny J Eckert
392Diagnostic value of radiological imaging pre- and post-drainage of pleural effusions
John P Corcoran, Louise Acton, Asia Ahmed, Robert J Hallifax, Ioannis Psallidas, John M Wrightson, Najib M Rahman & Fergus V Gleeson
396To eliminate tuberculosis, we must universally encourage treatment of its latent form
Anastasios Konstantinos
396To eliminate tuberculosis, we must universally encourage treatment of its latent form – Reply
Dean E Schraufnagel
398Farewell Peter van Asperen FThor Soc, FRACP
Craig Mellis, Henry Kilham & Hiran Selvadurai