Lung Function and Cystic Fibrosis- July 2011




JULY 2011 - Issue 2




Lung Function and Cystic Fibrosis






This fact sheet provides an overview of recent evidence relevant to Lung Function and Cystic Fibrosis

information on how the “Outreach Librarian Service” can support you to keep up-to-date .


Selected Evidence




Aurora P; Stanojevic S; Wade A; Oliver C; Kozlowska W & Lum S

Lung clearance index at 4 years predicts subsequent lung function in children with cystic fibrosis.

American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine, March 2011: 183(6) 752-8

Full text available through your personal Athens account.


Brodlie M; Lordan JL & Ward C

Ceramide and cystic fibrosis lung disease.

American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine, January 2011: 183(1) 133

Full text available through your personal Athens account.


Burgell PR

The role of small airways in obstructive airway diseases.

European Respiratory Review, March 2011: 20(119) 23-33


Burgell PR; Bourdin A; Chanez P, Chabot F; Chaouat A & de Blic J

Update on the roles of distal airways in COPD

European Respiratory Review, March 2011: 20(119) 7-22

Full text available through your personal Athens account.


Cardona PJ

A spotlight on liquefaction: evidence from clinical settings and experimental models in tuberculosis.

Clinical & Developmental Immunology,    Epub 2011: March 13

Full text available through your personal Athens account.


Habraken JM; van der Wal WM; Ter Reit G; Weersink EJ & Toben F

Health-related quality of life and functional status in end stage COPD: a longitudinal study.

European Respiratory Review, February 2011: 37(2) 280-8


Hansdottir S & Monick MM

Vitamin D effects on lung immunity and respiratory diseases.

Vitamins & Hormones, 2011: 86, 217-37

Hayatbakhsh MR; Najman JM; O’Callaghan MJ; Williams GM & Paydar A

Association between smoking and respiratory function before and after menopause.

Lung, February 2011: 189(1) 65-71


Hulzebos HJ; Sneider H; van der Et J; Helders PJ & Takken T

High-intensity interval training in an adolescent with cystic fibrosis: a physiological perspective

Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, April 2011: 27(3) 231-7


De Jong PA; Achterberg JA; Kessels OA; van Ginneken B; Hogeweg L; & Beek FJ

Modified Crispin-Norman chest radiography score for cystic fibrosis: observer agreement and correlation

with lung function.

European Radiology, April 2011: 21(4) 722-9


Kunisaki KM; Niewoehner DE; Singh RJ & Connett JE

Vitamin D status and longitudinal lung function decline in the Lung Health Study.

European Respiratory Journal, February 2011: 37(2) 238-43


Lenney W; Edenborough F; Kho P & Kovarik JM

Lung deposition of inhaled trombycin with eFlow rapid/LC Plus jet nebuliser in healthy and cystic fibrosis


Journal of Cystic Fibrosis, January 2011: 10(1) 9-14

Full text available through your personal Athens account.


Schnabel E; Nowak D; Brasche S; Wichmann HE & Heinrich, J

Association between lung function, hypertension and blood pressure medication

Respiratory Medicine May 2011; 105(5) 727-33


Naehrig S; Lang S; Schiffl H; Huber RM & Fischer R

Lung function in adult patients with cystic fibrosis after using the eFlow rapid for one year.

European Journal of Medical Research, February 2011: 16(2) 63-6


Shaw BS & Shaw I

Pulmonary function and abdominal and thoracic kinematic changes following aerobic and inspiratory

resistive diaphragmatic breathing training in asthmatics.

Lung, April 2011: 189(2) 131-9


Teper A; Jaques A & Charlton B

Inhaled mannitol in patients with cystic fibrosis: a randomised open-label dose response trial.

Journal of Cystic Fibrosis, January 2011: 10(1) 1-8


Yang Y; Salam ZH, Ong BC & Yang KS

Respiratory dysfunction in patients with sepsis: protective effect of diabetes mellitus.

American Journal of Critical Care, March 2011: 20(2) 1062-3264

Full text available through your personal Athens account.


Zlosnik JE; Costa PS; Brant R; Mori PY; Hird TJ; Fraenkel MC & Wilcox PG

Mucoid and Nonmucoid Burkholderia cepacia complex bacteria in cystic fibrosis infections.

American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine, January 2011: 183(1) 67-72


Zuurbier M; Hoek G; Oldenwening M; Meliefste K & van den Hazel P

Respiratory effects of commuters’ exposure to air pollution in traffic.

Epidemiology, March 2011: 22(2) 219-27


How can I help you?


Literature search service

I can offer an expert, in-depth literature search service to help you locate the evidence on any health

related topic.



If you want to learn to navigate the wealth of available online healthcare information and how to

search  databases more effectively, the ‘Trust trainer’ can offer timetabled hands-on training sessions

or can provide customised one-to-one support. Telephone: 0121 424 0583 or email:

[email protected]


Current awareness services

If you need to keep up-to-date on a particular topic I can advise on suitable RSS feeds and help you

set up article alerts from the major healthcare databases.


Online resources

Whilst  many  good   quality  resources   are   freely  available,   most  full-text  journals   and   the  main

bibliographic databases (e.g. Medline and CINAHL) require an Athens username and password. To

register for an Athens login go to      or


The Library web pages contain detailed information about library services and training opportunities,

online  request  and registration forms     and several   guides   on key online resources     and evidence-

based websites at



The Outreach Librarian is located in the education centre at Heartlands Hospital, on the first floor,

next to the Library.

Telephone 0121 424 2503 (42503) or email: [email protected]