Archives for January, 2012

Prevalence of Asthma in a Group of 13 – 14 Years Old Students Using the ISAAC Written Questionnaire and Bronchial Provocation Test in Central Jakarta

Mustafa J, Yunus F, Wiyono WH. J Respir Indones. 2012;32(1):8-16. Abstract Introduction: Prevalence of asthma in children in Indonesia varies from 2.1% to 32.2% depends on location of the study, and method of study. However, the prevalence of asthma in children in central of Jakarta – polluted area were unknown. Methods: This study using the […]

The Effectivity Physical Exercise and Breathing Exercise on Persistent Moderate to Severe Asthma

Juhariyah S, Djajalaksana S, Sartono TR, Ridwan M. J Respir Indones. 2012;32(1):17-24. Abstract Introduction: Asthma is a chronic lung disease that can affect daily activities and quality of life of sufferers. As with other chronic lung diseases, this state allows performed pulmonary rehabilitation program. Methods: A total of thirty-four patients with persistent moderate asthma bronkiale […]

Efficacy and Toxicity Chemotherapy with Cisplatin + Etoposide Regiment in Advanced Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Syahruddin E, Marlina N, Hudoyo A. J Respir Indones. 2012;32(1):25-35. Abstract Introduction: Standard chemotherapy for non-small cell lung cancer is platinum based regiment. Cisplatin is one the most potent anti-cancer agent that widely used for lung cancer. Meta-analysis results shows cisplatin has efficacy superior than carboplatin. In our experient, carboplatin based more often used in […]

Invasive Mechanical Ventilation on Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

Susanto YS, Sari FR. J Respir Indones. 2012;32(1):44-52. Abstract Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is an acute respiratory disease that requires intensive care treatment with high mortality rates up to 60%. Acute repiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) could be due to pulmonary disorders (aspiration, pneumonia) and extrapulmonary disorders (sepsis, severe injury). Spesific prevention for ALI/ARDS are […]

Electronic Cigarette

Tanuwihardja RK, Susanto AD. J Respir Indones. 2012;32(1):53-61. Abstract Tobacco is a worlwide problem. The World Heatlh Organization (WHO) predicted that approximately 2.5 billion smoker worldwide with twothirds are in developing countries. Indonesia is ranked third among 10 countries with highest number of smoker, after China and India. Riset Kesehatan Dasar (RISKESDAS) in 2007 showed […]