Affiliation: Brown University
- Clinical Competency Guidelines for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Professionals: American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Position StatementLinda Nici
Pulmonary and Critical Care Section, Providence VA Medical Center, Providence, RI 02908, USA
J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 27:355-8. 2007..Individuals wishing to provide PR services should possess a common core of professional and clinical competencies regardless of their academic discipline...
- Mechanisms and measures of exercise intolerance in chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseL Nici
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
Clin Chest Med 21:693-704. 2000..Only by addressing and treating the combination of these variables as they present in an individual patient will clinicians have the potential to impact that individual's functional status and quality of life...
- The role of pulmonary rehabilitation in the lung cancer patientLinda Nici
Department of Medicine, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Semin Respir Crit Care Med 30:670-4. 2009....
- Preoperative and postoperative pulmonary rehabilitation in lung cancer patientsLinda Nici
Pulmonary and Critical Care Section, Providence Veterans Administration Medical Center, 830 Chalkstone Avenue, Providence, RI 02908, USA
Thorac Surg Clin 18:39-43. 2008..Future well-designed clinical trials will need to corroborate these findings. We look forward to improving lung cancer outcomes with the widespread use of pulmonary rehabilitation...
- The effects of taurolidine, a novel antineoplastic agent, on human malignant mesotheliomaLinda Nici
Department of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02908, USA
Clin Cancer Res 10:7655-61. 2004..This study evaluates whether taurolidine, a novel antineoplastic agent, is effective against human MM cell lines and a murine model of human MM...
- Pulmonary rehabilitation in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseLinda Nici
Providence R I Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Am Fam Physician 82:655-60. 2010..Medicare now covers up to 36 sessions of pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with moderate, severe, and very severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
- Pulmonary rehabilitation for COPDJane Reardon
Department of Medicine, Hartford Hospital, 80 Seymour Street, Hartford, CT 06102, USA
Respir Med 99:S19-27. 2005..Although progress has been made, many questions remain as to the best means of delivering rehabilitation, particularly with respect to the optimum programme of physical training and patient self-management education...
- Pulmonary rehabilitation: WHAT WE KNOW AND WHAT WE NEED TO KNOWLinda Nici
Providence VA Medical Center, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 29:141-51. 2009..It is the hope that this document will provide a catalyst for clinicians, investigators, and healthcare policy makers to help realize these goals as well as serve to suggest important areas for future research and development in PR...
- Other systemic manifestations of chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseAndrew C Stone
Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
Clin Chest Med 28:553-7, vi. 2007..In this article, other systemic manifestations of COPD are discussed. Although this field is expanding rapidly, this article focuses on recent advances and reviews...
- American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society statement on pulmonary rehabilitationLinda Nici
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 173:1390-413. 2006
- Bortezomib inhibits nuclear factor-kappaB dependent survival and has potent in vivo activity in mesotheliomaAndrea Sartore-Bianchi
Institute of Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo University Hospital, 1 27100 Pavia corrected Italy
Clin Cancer Res 13:5942-51. 2007..We aimed at verifying whether the proteasome inhibitor Bortezomib could abrogate NF-kappaB activity in MMe cells, leading to tumor cell death and may be established as a novel treatment for this aggressive neoplasm...
- The major limitation to exercise performance in COPD is inadequate energy supply to the respiratory and locomotor muscles vs. lower limb muscle dysfunction vs. dynamic hyperinflation. Difficulties in determining the primary physiological abnormality that Linda Nici
Pulmonary and Critical Care Section, Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Brown University School of Medicine
J Appl Physiol 105:760-1. 2008
- Can we make it last? Maintaining benefits achieved with pulmonary rehabilitationLinda Nici
Lung 185:241-2. 2007
- Targeting the COPD exacerbationMarc Decramer
Respiratory Division, University Hospitals Leuven, and Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Respir Med 102:S3-15. 2008..Not surprisingly, pulmonary rehabilitation after such events has been shown to prevent relapse, improve survival and enhance patients' overall function after acute exacerbations...