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Inspire Archive 1996-2002

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The issues before January 2002 have been scanned.
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Inspire Contents - 2002 Issues

Inspire Jan 2002 - Volume 4 No.1

  • ARTP Administrator’s update Jackie Hutchinson
  • Executive News
  • List of registered spirometry training centres
  • ARTP Report to British Thoracic Society Brendan Cooper
  • National Issues (RCCP)
  • National Assessment 2001 results
  • News from the ARTP Scottish Forum Andy Robson
  • Exercise Limitation In Cardiac Failure Carter R, Stevenson A, Al-Rawas O A, Stevenson R D

Inspire May 2002 - Volume 4 No.2

  • The Interrupter Technique for Measuring Airway Resistance (Rint) Pedr Bridge
  • A National Survey Of Spirometry In Primary Care  B G Cooper, E Sergeant, G R Barnes, S L Hill
  • ARTP 2002 Conference Reports Michelle Agnew, Paul Kingston & Jenny Iosson
  • Abstracts from 2002 Conference (Various Authors)
  • Heads Of Department Meeting Jane Caldwell
  • Minutes Of The AGM Jane Caldwell
  • Feasibility and Interpretation of Forced Expiratory Manoeuvres in Pre-school Children Oliver C, Aurora, P, Stocks, J

Inspire Aug 2002 - Volume 4 No.3

  • Executive Committee News
  • Scottish Forum Meeting
  • Way Out West Alan Moore
  • ARTP Regional Groups Keith Butterfield
  • A Note From The Webmaster Keith Butterfield
  • Sleep Course Report Stephen Todd & Vicky Green

Inspire Contents - 2001 Issues

Inspire – May 2001 – Volume 3 No.1

  • National Issues New opportunities for Health Care Scientists
  • A Report on the ARTP/BTS Short Course Interpretation of Lung Function Tests C Gilliland
  • Gas Analyser Linearity Checks Nigel Clayton
  • Exercise In Clinical Practice and Research – Press Release
  • The ARTP Winter Meeting 2001 S Lowe
  • AGM for ARTP 24th Feb 2001

Inspire – Oct 2001 – Volume 3 No.2

  • ARTP Manufacturers Liaison N Clayton
  • ARTP Staffing Report Dr B Cooper
  • Pulse Oximetry in COPD clinic- Use of Arterial Blood Gas Sampling to Evaluate the BTS Guidelines for COPD Z J Mason, C G Billings, J C Waterhouse, R A Lawson
  • Clinical Physiology - Journal review

Inspire Contents - 2000 Issues

Inspire – Feb 2000 – Volume 2 No.5

  • Executive Update Julie Lloyd
  • ARTP Scottish Forum- A new initiative Gill Butcher
  • Spirometry Training Issues Rita Harkawat

Inspire – Jul 2000 – Volume 2 No.6

  • National Issues, Clinical Physiology Statutory Regulation of Practice
  • News from the Scottish Forum
  • ARTP Website, Latest News Keith Butterfield
  • AGM for ARTP 12th Feb 2000
  • ARTP Millennium Meeting P Marshall
  • Laboratory Assessment of Fitness to Fly in Patients with Lung Disease A G Robson, T K Hartung, J A Innes
  • Transfer Factor Assignment – ARTP National Assessment 2000 A Kendrick

Inspire – Dec 2000 – Volume 2 No.7

  • Scottish Forum Meeting Jill Fallen
  • Summary of Clinical Physiology on Statutory Regulation of Practice
  • Questions raised at the CCP Roadshows
  • Australian and New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science A Kendrick
  • Bursery Report Jill Fallen
  • Scientific Paper- The Nitrogen Recovery Method Of Lung Volume Measurement:
  • A validation against multibreath helium and body plethysmography R Carter, S W Banham, R D Stevenson
  • Ordering Of Special Gases for Lung Function Departments Dr B Cooper

Inspire Contents - 1999 Issues

Inspire - Jan 1999 – Volume 2 No.2

  • Methacholine Challenge Testing Joanna Harrison, Jodie Carter
  • Professional Issues Update Dr S Hill
  • Do They Mean Us? Laura Watson
  • Audit Of Disinfection of Respiratory Function Equipment in Trent Region Dena Muirhead
  • Infection Control Recommendations B G Cooper

Inspire – Apr 1999 – Volume 2 No.3

  • Road Test of CPAP B G Cooper
  • Practical Notes; A point worth noting! Rita Harkawat and Lesley Murray
  • Minutes of AGM
  • British Thoracic Society Winter Meeting Karen Dakin
  • A View from the ARTP Winter Meeting Rachel Clarke
  • Assessment of Patients with Hyperventilation Syndrome Martyn Bucknall

Inspire - Sept 1999 – Volume 2 No.4

  • Update on Statutory Regulation of Practice Dr Sue Hill
  • Oxygen Saturation, The Hhighs and Lows Laura Watson
  • The Relationship Between Changes in FEV1 and Sgaw Following Bronchodilator Administration
  • and Its Implication for Assessing Bronchodilator Response In Patients With Airflow Obstruction R Carter, S W Banham
  • Measurement Matters S Revill
  • Competency in Drug Administration

Inspire Contents - 1998 Issues

Inspire - Mar 1998 – Volume 1 No.10

  • ARTP AGM Chairman report 97/98 Dr S Hill
  • Chairman’s Letter to the ARTP Membership Dr B G Cooper
  • A View from the BTS Meeting S Charlesworth
  • The Relationship Between Changes in FEV1 and Sgaw Following Broncholdilator Administration R Carter, S W Banham
  • Clinical Exercise Testing With Reference to Lung Diseases; Indications, Standardization and Interpretation Strategies S Revil, A Kendrick

Inspire – Sept 1998 – Volume 2 No.1

  • ARTP Bursary Questionnaire Results
  • An Evaluation of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing R Carter, M K Sridhar, S W Banham
  • The Assessment of Reversible Airways Obstruction in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • - Is There a Need for Body Plethysmography? S Wimpress
  • ARTP Education Update C Thomas

Inspire Contents - 1997 Issues

Inspire – February 1997 – Volume 1 No.8

  • ARTP Chairman’s Report 95/96 Dr S Hill
  • Variation of Bronchodilator Response with Age E C Smith
  • Assessment of Severity of Impairment in Lung Function Testing-Comparison of Standardized
  • Residuals and Percent Predicted L Phillips, L Watson, W J M Kinear
  • Long Term Oxygen Therapy Ian J Cliff
  • CPAP The Truth L Phillips
  • Report of the ARTP Winter Scientific Meeting
  • A Method for Using SNIP Using the PK Morgan Pmax Monitor L Watson

Inspire – Aug 1997 – Volume 1 No.9

  • The 1997 American Thoracic Society Conference in San Fancisco Steve Wimpress
  • Pilot ARTP Respiratory Services Survey by Questionnaire Dr B G Cooper
  • A Validation of the Morgan Transflow System for the Measurement of the
  • Single Breath Transfer Factor Roger Carter

Inspire Contents - 1996 Issues

Inspire - Feb 1996 – Volume 1 No.6

  • Editorial; The Harrogate File
  • Lung Sounds A R Nath
  • Sputum Sol Phase Proteins S L Hill
  • Arterial Oxygenation During One Lung Anaesthesia for Thoracic Surgery E G Bradshaw, E E M Thompson
  • Medical Memo – Fibrosing Alveolitis D C S Hutchison

Inspire – Aug 1996 - Volume 1 No.7

  • De-Vilbiss Burseries to attend International Respiratory Meetings S Revil
  • Perth ’96 A H Kendrick
  • Visit to British Thoracic Society Winter Meeting J Ashley
  • Results of Training Funds and Meetings Questionnaire


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