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We apologise for the slight delay in publishing this issue of IJRC that has occurred due to the Covid pandemic.

Current Issue

July-December 2020| Vol 9| Issue 2


Challenges with present symptom control and risk reduction of future exacerbations in asthma: Indian patients' perspectives

Overall, about 4% of the global population were reported to be suffering from asthma in 2017.[1],[2] Its prevalence is increasing and may represent the tip of the iceberg.[3] Even when efficient...


“Happy hypoxia” of COVID-19: Are we happy with our oxygen reserves?

Oxygen can be termed one of the most basic requirements in a hospital facility. It is also the most important need of any organism. A review of the oxygen cascade reminds us that all there needs to ...

Review Article

High-flow nasal cannula: COVID 19 and beyond

Early case series have suggested that 20%–31% of COVID-19 patients will develop acute respiratory distress syndrome and require intensive care, potentially causing a nationwide shortag...

Review Article

Lung ultrasound in critical care

Point of care ultrasound for critically ill patients in intensive care unit has enabled clinicians to expedite the process of diagnosis and treatment without exposing the patient to any of the harmf...

Review Article

Who should use a face mask during COVID-19 pandemic? An evidence-based review

There is a lot of confusion about who should use face mask during this serious COVID-19 pandemic. Irrational use of masks has caused serious shortage of mask availability for frontline health-care w...

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

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