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FOCUS JOURNAL


FOCUS JOURNAL is published quarterly


(Winter, Spring, Summer & Fall Issues) By FOCUS Publications, Inc.


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12, 2012 in Nashville, TN) and Focus Fall taking place Oct 3-5, 2012 in Las Vegas


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24 Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy By Kenneth Capek RRT, CHT, MPA


26 Drowsy Driving - An Epidemic? By Robert Turner RPSGT


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4 Math for Managers By Robert Miglino RRT


5 Melatonin and Nocturnal Asthma By Regina Patrick, RPSGT


6 ABG Temperature Correction: To Correct or Not to Correct By Wesley Granger PhD, RRT


7 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome By Bill Wojciechowski, MS, RRT


10 Everything Is Negotiable: A Practical Guide to Maximizing Capital Purchases By Bob Miglino MPS RRT


12 Choosing Intubation: The Patient’s Perspective By Dave Wheeler, RRT


14 The Asymptotic Principle By Leah L. Curtin, RN, PhD (h)


15 Cultural Diversity: American Style By Kathleen Salgado Wyka AAS, CRTT


16 Test Anxiety in Students By Sandra McCleaster RRT


17 Sleepy Kids: Understanding Pediatric Sleep Disorders By Laura Linley RCP, RPSGT


20 Acute COPD Exacerbations: An Evidenced-Based Approach By Joe Sorbello MS, RRT


22 Four Key Sleep Center Marketing Questions Answered By Duane Johnson PhD


Fall 2011 Table of Contents


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