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September-December 2021| Vol 10| Issue 3


National commission for allied and health-care profession: What does it mean for respiratory therapy in India?

Introduction Respiratory therapy is an allied health-care profession that exists in India since 1995.[1],[2] With thousands of respiratory therapists (RTs) being trained every year g...

Review Article

COVID-19 and lung cancer: Strengthening the prevention component and improving the prognosis

The coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) pandemic overwhelmed health-care delivery systems owing to the significant morbidity and mortality. Lung cancer in the year 2020 alone has accounted for more ...

Original Article

Exploring the critical thinking skills of respiratory care students and faculty

Background: Critical thinking is an essential skill for respiratory therapists to provide competent patient care. However, limited evidence of respiratory care students' critical thinking...

Original Article

Nutrition therapy in patients requiring noninvasive ventilation in the intensive care unit: Feasibility, tolerance, and complications

Background: Patients requiring noninvasive ventilation (NIV) in the intensive care unit (ICU) are likely to have a high prevalence of malnutrition. Nutrition provision in these patients is of...

Original Article

Effect of blow bottle device and flutter on functional capacity, dyspnea, fatigue, and peak expiratory flow rate in mild-to-moderate COPD patients: A comparative study

Background: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is expected to rank third among the sixth largest leading causes of death by 2020 and sixth most debilitating condition. Positive expi...

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Print: 2277-9019, Online: 2321-4899

Indian Journal of Respiratory Care, a publication of Indian Association of Respiratory Care, is a peer-reviewed print + online Semiannual journal.

Features of Manuscript Management System

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