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Table of Contents

Volume 20 Issue 2 June 2011


Editors' Choice

1: EDITORS’ CHOICE

View full text as PDF document | DOI: 10.4104/pcrj.2011.00055

Editorials

2: Bronchiectasis: why the diagnosis shouldn’t be missed in primary care
Pages 107-108
Charles Feldman
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3: Taking the long view of COPD care
Pages 109-110
Peter MA Calverley
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4: Translating guidelines into community practice: signs and symptoms are not enough
Pages 111-112
Barbara Yawn
View full text as PDF document | DOI: 10.4104/pcrj.2011.00045

5: Interpreting the diagnostic accuracy of tools for early detection of COPD
Pages 113-115
Daniel Kotz, Onno CP van Schayck
View full text as PDF document | DOI: 10.4104/pcrj.2011.00050

6: Action needed on asthma plans
Pages 116-117
Helen K Reddel
View full text as PDF document | DOI: 10.4104/pcrj.2011.00051

7: Adherence to asthma medication: a question of ability?
Pages 118-119
Rob Horne
View full text as PDF document | DOI: 10.4104/pcrj.2011.00054

Reviews

8: Diagnostic assessment of patients with interstitial lung disease
Pages 120-127
Mridu Gulati
View full text as PDF document | DOI: 10.4104/pcrj.2010.00079

9: Pulmonary function outcomes in bronchopulmonary dysplasia through childhood and into adulthood: implications for primary care
Pages 128-134
Don Hayes Jr, J Thomas Meadows Jr, Brian S Murphy, David J Feola, Lori A Shook, Hubert O Ballard
View full text as PDF document | DOI: 10.4104/pcrj.2011.00002

Commentary

10: Bronchopulmonary dysplasia: the challenges for primary care
Pages 128-134
Duncan Keeley
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Guideline Summary

11: Primary care summary of the British Thoracic Society Guideline on the management of non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis
Pages 135-140
Adam T Hill, Mark Pasteur, Charles Cornford, Sally Welham, Diana Bilton
View full text as PDF document | DOI: 10.4104/pcrj.2011.00007

Original Research

12: The influence of personality traits and beliefs about medicines on adherence to asthma treatment
Pages 141-147
Maria Emilsson, Ina Berndtsson, Jan Lötvall, Eva Millqvist, Jesper Lundgren, Åke Johansson, Eva Brink
View full text as PDF document | DOI: 10.4104/pcrj.2011.00005

13: Inhaler device, administration technique, and adherence to inhaled corticosteroids in patients with asthma
Pages 148-154
Angkana Roy, Kayleigh Battle, Linda Lurslurchachai, Ethan A Halm, Juan P Wisnivesky
View full text as PDF document | DOI: 10.4104/pcrj.2011.00022

14: What provokes experienced COPD clinical practitioners in the UK to initiate or change medication? A consensus study
Pages 155-160
Jane Upton, Ellen McCutcheon, Christine Loveridge, John Wiggins, Samantha Walker, Monica Fletcher
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15: Written Asthma Action Plans (WAAPs) in Melbourne general practices: a sequential mixed methods study
Pages 161-169
Nabil Sulaiman, Rosalie Aroni, Francis Thien, Rosa Schattner, Pamela Simpson, Eleonora Del Colle, Rory Wolfe, Michael Abramson
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16: Understanding what asthma plans mean: a linguistic analysis of terminology used in published texts
Pages 170-177
Nicola Ring, Hilary Pinnock, Caroline Wilson, Gaylor Hoskins, Ruth Jepson, Sally Wyke, Aziz Sheikh
View full text as PDF document | DOI: 10.4104/pcrj.2011.00012

17: The 10-year COPD Programme in Finland: effects on quality of diagnosis, smoking, prevalence, hospital admissions and mortality
Pages 178-183
Vuokko L Kinnula, Tuula Vasankari, Eva Kontula, Anssi Sovijarvi, Olli Saynajakangas, Anne Pietinalho
View full text as PDF document | DOI: 10.4104/pcrj.2011.00024

18: A combination of the IPAG questionnaire and PiKo-6® flow meter is a valuable screening tool for COPD in the primary care setting
Pages 184-189
Lazaros Sichletidis, Dionisios Spyratos, Maria Papaioannou, Diamantis Chloros, Anastasios Tsiotsios, Vasiliki Tsagaraki, Anna-Bettina Haidich
View full text as PDF document | DOI: 10.4104/pcrj.2011.00038

19: Simplified COPD screening: validation of the PiKo-6® in primary care
Pages 190-198
Peter Frith, Alan Crockett, Justin Beilby, David Marshall, Robyn Attewell, Avnesh Ratnanesan, Guy Gavagna
View full text as PDF document | DOI: 10.4104/pcrj.2011.00040

Discussion Papers

20: The 2010 NICE COPD Guidelines: how do they compare with the GOLD guidelines?
Pages 199-204
Kevin Gruffydd-Jones, Chris Loveridge
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21: A new perspective on optimal care for patients with COPD
Pages 205-209
Dirkje Postma, Antonio Anzueto, Peter Calverley, Christine Jenkins, Barry J Make, Frank C Sciurba, Thomas Similowski, Thys van der Molen, Göran Eriksson
View full text as PDF document | DOI: 10.4104/pcrj.2011.00041

Short Report

22: Impact of an educational intervention on the quality of spirometry performance in a general practice: an audit
Pages 210-213
Robin Carr, Vicky Telford, Gareth Waters
View full text as PDF document | DOI: 10.4104/pcrj.2011.00006

Case Report

23: Recognising the risk of aspirin-sensitive respiratory disease in a patient with asthma who has previously tolerated aspirin
Pages 214-217
Damita Abayaratne, Ramesh J Kurukulaaratchy
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Correspondence

24: Teaching asthma self-assessment through computer-assisted patient education: a pilot study
Page 218
James Wofford, Sheila Stevens, Karla Brown
View full text as PDF document | DOI: 10.4104/pcrj.2011.00026

25: Improving the odds that patients and caregivers will use inhalers correctly: a manufacturer’s response
Pages 219-220
Jolyon P Mitchell
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26: Training tools for inhalation devices: the need for more sophistication
Page 221
Wahida Azouz, Jessica Campbell, Henry Chrystyn
View full text as PDF document | DOI: 10.4104/pcrj.2011.00036

27: Earlier detection of COPD
Page 222
Rupert Jones
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28: Homefill: better for your patient, better for your pocket?
Pages 223-224
Phyllis Murphie, Stuart Little
View full text as PDF document | DOI: 10.4104/pcrj.2011.00030

News

29: News
Pages 225-226

View full text as PDF document | DOI: 10.4104/pcrj.2011.00052

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