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Student Research

Our students have the unique opportunity to work with Faculty. Take a look at their work below.

New Orleans, LA - 2019

American Association for Respiratory Care International Conference

A Comparison of Two Ventilators Using Volume Guarantee Modes for Ventilation of the Neonate Using a Lung Model

Kelly Reilly, Ashley Ross, Celine Brown, Ryan Forbush

Evaluation of Three Sizes of Nasal Cannula Interface to Deliver NIV to Neonates Using a Lung Simulator

Lynae Johnston, Tiffany Silvestry, Jori Dudgeon, Jill Sherlock, Jeremy Gibbs, Morgan McEwan, Ryan Forbush

APRV: A Comparison of APRV/BiLevel, PC-APRV, BiLevel and BiVent

Camille Atkinson, Meg West, Morgan McEwan, Lonny Ashworth

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A Bench Study Evaluation of the Amount of Auto-PEEP when Ventilating an Electronic Lung Model Simulated to Represent Normal, ARDS and COPD Conditions

Katie Davis, Heather Peterson, Alex Sanders, Lonny Ashworth

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Evaluating the Change in Thickness of the Diaphragm and Work of Breathing while Normal Subjects are Exercising

Jeremy Gibbs, Katie McLaughlin, Camille Stover, Joie Burns, Lonny Ashworth

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The Reliability of Evaluation of Diaphragm Thickness with Ultrasound Imaging by Co-Medical Staff

Tetsusya Hasegawa, Shota Souma, Taichi Wakabayashi, Jun Makino, Teruo Sugi, Lonny Ashworth, Tetsuo Miyagawa

Respiratory Therapy Intubation Practices in North Carolina

Andrew Miller, Mike Gentile, Joe Coyle

Las Vegas, NV - 2018

American Association for Respiratory Care International Conference

Proportional Ventilatory Support: A Comparison of Proportional Assist Ventilation, Proportional Pressure Support and Proportional Pressure Ventilation

Alex Sanders, Morgan McEwan, Camille Stover, Lonny Ashworth

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The Effect of Bubble Bottle Humidifiers on Absolute Humidity when Using Low Flowrates in Neonates in Critical Care Settings: A Bench Study

Jeremy Gibbs, Lexi Stolz, Marselle Mitchelle, Ryan Forbush

Student Perceptions of 3D-Printing in an Undergraduate Respiratory Care Curriculum

Samantha Davis, Lonny Ashworth

Occupational Radiation Exposure of Respiratory Therapists during Manual Ventilation in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Samantha Davis, Ryan Forbush, Erica Wright

Comorbidities and Length of Stay in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients

Lanny Inabnit, Christopher Blanchette, Cynthiya Ruban

The Comparison of Cuff Pressure between Supine and Sitting during Early Mobility of ICU Patients

Tetsuya Hasegawa, Yoshimitsu Inoue, Tsutomu Saitou, Tomohiko Kimura, Shouta Souma, Jun Makino, Tomoko Touyama, Kimiko Hata, Maki Takada, Erika Sasaki, Akane Kariya, Haruka Takeda, Shouhei Takaoka, Teruo Sugi, Lonny Ashworth, Camille Stover

Indianapolis, IN - 2017

American Association for Respiratory Care International Conference

The Comparison of Spontaneous Ventilator Modes during Exercise

Tetsuya Hasegawa, Gerald Hoskins, Kendra Clingerman, Samantha Davis, Camille Stover, Lonny Ashworth

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Evaluation of the Accuracy of Delivered Tidal Volumes in Critical Ventilators at Various Settings

Carly Petrie, Bridget Lawrence, Gerald Hoskins, Lonny Ashworth

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Examining the Inspiratory and Expiratory Tidal Volumes of the Drager Evita V500

Amanda Shaffer, Gerald Hoskins, Amelia Kraus, Alexander Vargas, Courtney Woodworth, Lonny Ashworth

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The Response of Four Home CPAP Machines to 1-minute and 15-minute Power Failures: A Bench Study

Kendra Clingerman, MiSol Salinas, Charlene Harper, Jody Lester

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San Antonio, TX - 2016

American Association for Respiratory Care International Conference

The Effect of Increasing Amplitude and Percent Support on Tidal Volume and Peak Pressure during Proportional Assist Ventilation

Ashlyn Krupa, VeAnn Jensen, Lonny Ashworth

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Tampa, FL - 2015

American Association for Respiratory Care International Conference

Patient-Ventilator Asynchrony during Exercise using Assisted Modes of Ventilation and CPAP with Pressure Support Ventilation

Camille Stover, Ashley Blair, Hatsuyo Ebisu, Lonny Ashworth

Las Vegas, NV - 2014

American Association for Respiratory Care International Conference

Idaho Pharmacy Practices as related to Metered Dose Inhalers and Spacers

Kari Armstrong, Sabina Gervais, Lonny Ashworth

Evaluation of Molecular Sieve Oxygen Concentrators and varying Flow Rates

Grace Hofmann, Kelsey Braden, Leo Ivy, Lonny Ashworth

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Evaluation of Learning Styles for Patients with COPD

Jennifer Gilbert, Miah Nystrom, Megan LoPiccolo, Lonny Ashworth

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Manual versus Mechanical Percussion

Brianne Larango, Shawn Case, Kyler Wilson, Lirlande Frederick, Lonny Ashworth

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Anaheim, CA - 2013

American Association for Respiratory Care International Conference

Measured Expiratory Resistance of the Blue and Green Acapella Devices as Setting is Increased from 1 – 5; Amplitude 20, 30, 40

Scott M. Hawkins, Amanda V. Wroblewski, Lonny Ashworth

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Effect of Increasing Patient Effort Simulated with an Electronic Test Lung on the Tidal Volume during a Spontaneous Breathing Trial with Automatic Tube Compensation

Lonny Niejadlik, Kortnee Fleming, Lonny Ashworth

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Effect of Increasing Amplitude using an Electronic Lung Simulator on Tidal Volume and Peak Inspiratory Pressure during Adaptive Pressure Control

Troy Lempesis, Douglas Stubbs Jr., Lonny Ashworth

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Performance Comparison of Oxygen Delivery Devices in Patients with Varying Inspiratory Demands

Gwendolyn A. Hinten, Melynda Lewis, Jared B. Eardley, T.J. Wing, Lonny Ashworth

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Comparison of Predicted Anatomic Deadspace and Measured Deadspace during Mechanical Ventilation using the Drager Evita Infinity V500®

Junko Takada, Hatsuyo Ebisu, Akio Kinoshita, Lonny Ashworth

Tampa, FL - 2011

American Association for Respiratory Care International Conference

Evaluating the Set Release Percentage of AutoRelease during APRV on the Drager V500

Ross Armstrong, David Strong, Ridwan Awad, Lonny Ashworth

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Evaluation of Peak Inspiratory Pressure and Inhaled Tidal Volume during PC-PSV with Variable Pressure Support on the Drager V500

Ross Armstrong, David Strong, Ridwan Awad, Lonny Ashworth

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Assessment of Variability in Recruitment Maneuver Delivery and Understanding

Michelle Moore

Effects of Adding PEEP and Oxygen Flow on Delivered FIO2 in the IPV Breathing Circuit

Jared Rice

Las Vegas, NV - 2010

American Association for Respiratory Care International Conference

Comparing Breathing Intolerance Index Pre- and Post-Diaphragmatic Muscle Fatigue in Healthy Adults

Junko Morikawa, Dawn Marie Axness, Dione Harrod, Chontel Ross, Lonny Ashworth

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Evaluation of Patient-Ventilator Synchrony in the Respironics ST/D, Vision and V60 when Ventilating a Mannequin Interfaced with an Electronic Breathing Simulator

Britney Griffith, Dana Svancara, Lonny Ashworth

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Effect of Tube Compensation on Tidal Volume during a Simulated Spontaneous Breathing Trial

Britney Griffith, Jesse Ferguson, Lonny Ashworth

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Evaluation of End-Expiratory Pressure Ventilating Neonates with Moderate to Severe Leaks using the Viasys Avea and Maquet Servo-i

Josh Dillon, Jody Lester

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Comparison of Peak-Expiratory Flow Rate and End-Expiratory Pressure during Airway Pressure Release Ventilation with the Drager XL, Viasys Avea, PB 840 and Servo-i

Ross Armstrong, David Strong, Lonny Ashworth

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Survey of Existing Conditions of the Respiratory Care Team in Japan: An Analysis of the Impact Factors

Miki Nakanishi, Tetsuo Miyagawa, Lonny Ashworth

San Antonio, TX - 2009

American Association for Respiratory Care International Conference

Do High Frequency Oscillation Vests Reduce Vital Capacity in Normal Subjects?

Brad Hughett, Colleen Monteith, Jody Lester

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Evaluation of the Respironics BiPAP® AutoSV and the ResMed VPAP Adapt SV to Lung Simulator Generated Central and Obstructive Sleep Apneic Episodes

Dawn Alverson, Grant Drake, Jody Lester

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How do Tidal Volume and PEEP Settings Affect Expiratory Resistance: A Bench Study of the LTV 1200® HomeCare Ventilator

James Matsuura, Candice McClain, Kady May, Andrea Young, Jody Lester

Anaheim, CA - 2008

American Association for Respiratory Care International Conference

Accuracy of Delivered Tidal Volume using Adaptive Support Ventilation on the Hamilton G5 when Ventilating an Electronic Test Lung Simulating COPD and ARDS

Hiroyuki Noguchi, Lonny Ashworth

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Orlando, FL - 2007

American Association for Respiratory Care International Conference

Evaluation of Continuous Positive Pressure Devices with Pressure Release Option

Lisa Johnatakis, Shandi Woodland, Lutana Haan

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Las Vegas, NV - 2006

American Association for Respiratory Care International Conference

Comparison of Peak Inspiratory Pressures Using Adult vs Pediatric Circuits during Pressure-Targeted, Assist-Control with the LTV 1000: Is it Acceptable to Stock only One Circuit?

Phillip Elle, Eric Peart, Lonny Ashworth

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Comparison of Tidal Volume Using Adult vs Pediatric Circuits during Volume-Targeted, Assist-Control with the LTV 1000: Is it Reasonable to Stock only One Circuit?

Eric Peart, Phillip Elle, Lonny Ashworth

Comparing Resistance across the Expiratory Limb of the Limb-O Circuit vs a Heated-Wire Circuit

Ross Armstrong, Nikolas Sirs, Lonny Ashworth

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Effect of Altitude on Peak Inspiratory Pressure and Tidal Volume during Pressure-Targeted A/C using the LTV 1000 and HT 50

Denise Y. Chase, Susan Marmentini, Lonny Ashworth

Effect of Altitude on Tidal Volume and Peak Inspiratory Pressure during Volume-Targeted A/C using the LTV 1000 and HT 50

Susan Marmentini, Denise Y. Chase, Lonny Ashworth

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Evaluation of Oxygen Bleed-in Location during CPAP when using an Electronic Breathing Simulator

Ty Barnett, Eric Peart, Lutana Haan

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Comparing Slow-flow P-V Loops using the Viasys Avea, Drager XL and Hamilton Galileo

Lacey Matteson, Rebecca Brollier, Lonny Ashworth

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Evaluation of Patient Work-of-Breathing on an Electronic Simulator and the Viasys Avea using Esophageal Pressure Monitoring

Dan Niefert, Ty Barnett, Lutana Haan

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Evaluation of Patient Work-of-Breathing on an Electronic Simulator and the Viasys Avea using Esophageal Pressure Monitoring

Dan Niefert, Ty Barnett, Lutana Haan

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San Antonio, TX - 2005

American Association for Respiratory Care International Conference

Evaluation of 6-foot, 12-foot and 25-foot circuit lengths on delivered volume and peak pressure during CPAP/PSV on the LTV 1000

Dan Neifert, Matthew Seitz, Lonny Ashworth

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Evaluation of 6-foot, 12-foot and 25-foot circuit lengths on delivered volume and pressure during Pressure-Targeted A/C Ventilation on the LTV 1000

Dan Neifert, Matthew Seitz, Lonny Ashworth

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Evaluation of 6-foot, 12-foot and 25-foot circuit lengths on delivered volume and pressure during Volume A/C on the LTV 1000

Matthew Seitz, Dan Neifert, Lonny Ashworth

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Exhalation Valve Resistance of Modern Ventilators while Ventilating an Electronic Lung Simulator

T.J. Wing, Candy Perry, Lonny Ashworth

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Evaluation of the changes in tidal volume during Pressure-targeted assist/control as time constants vary when flow-cycle is activated on the LTV 1000

Coby Steele, Candy Perry, Lonny Ashworth

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Evaluation of peak inspiratory pressure during pressure-targeted assist/control on the Pulmonetics LTV 1000 and Newport HT 50

Ty Barnett, Alyssa Rowe, Coby Steele, Lonny Ashworth

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Evaluation of Positive End-Expiratory Pressure during volume-targeted assist/control ventilation

Ty Barnett, Alyssa Rowe, Coby Steele, Lonny Ashworth

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Evaluation of delivered volume during volume-targeted assist/control on the Pulmonetics LTV 1000 and Newport HT 50

Ty Barnett, Alyssa Rowe, Coby Steele, Lonny Ashworth

Evaluation of peak pressure during CPAP 5 cm H2O and pressure support 10 cm H2O on the LTV 1000 and the HT 50

Alyssa Rowe, Ty Barnett, Lonny Ashworth

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The effect of flowrate from an in-line nebulizer on delivered volume and pressure while using the LTV 1000 ventilating an electronic lung simulator

Candy Perry, Coby Steele, Lonny Ashworth

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Does AAC maintain targeted pressure when endotracheal tube size, pressure support level and inspiratory effort are varied?

Randy Rose, Jody Lester

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The effect of patient effort, pressure support level and endotracheal tube size on automatic tube compensation (ATC) of the Drager Evita 2 using a lung simulator

Jody Lester

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Automatic Tube Compensation: Is It Safe and Effective for Neonatal and Pediatric Patients?

David W Southwick, Jody Lester, Randy Rose

New Orleans, LA - 2004

American Association for Respiratory Care International Conference

Automatic Tube Compensation During Expiration: What Effect Does It Have On Peak Expiratory Flowrate?

Ross Armstrong, Nikolas Sirs, Lonny Ashworth

Exhalation Valve Resistance Of Modern Ventilators

T.J. Wing, Lonny Ashworth

Is Exhalation Valve-Induced Auto-Peep A Concern With Modern Day Ventilators?

Russel Peterson, Essam Al-Jamhan, Jeffery Goldman, Lonny Ashworth

Response Of The Ventilator Subsequent To Patient Disconnection During Dual-Mode Ventilation

Essam Al-Jamhan, David Southwick, Lonny Ashworth

Ventilator Calculated Values Of Compliance: Are They Accurate?

Jeffery Goldman, Russell Peterson, Lonny Ashworth

Ventilator Calculated Values Of Resistance: Are They Accurate?

Jeffery Goldman, Russell Peterson, Lonny Ashworth

Ventilatory Response During Dual-Mode Ventilation After Removal Of A Fiberoptic Bronchoscope

Nikolas Sirs, Ross Armstrong, Lonny Ashworth

Orlando, FL - 2004

American Thoracic Society International Congress

Automatic Tube Compensation: Does It Really Matter?

Jeffery Goldman, Russell Peterson, T.J. Wing, Lonny Ashworth

Infusion of Cold Saline Directly into the Bronchial Artery Produces Bronchoconstriction in Sheep

Nirmal Charan, Lonny Ashworth