Respiratory Physiology

Mosby Physiology Monograph Series

By

  • Michelle Cloutier, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT

This volume in the Mosby Physiology Monograph Series explains the fundamentals of respiratory physiology in a clear and concise manner. It provides you with a basic understanding of how the respiratory system functions in health and disease. Attractively illustrated with clear 2-color diagrams, this volume also facilitates study with learning objectives, overview boxes, chapter summaries, and clinical cases with questions and explained answers.
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Book information

  • Published: November 2006
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-03628-3


Table of Contents

1. Structure and Function of the Respiratory System


2. Lung Mechanics: Static


3. Lung Mechanics: Dynamic


4. Pulmonary Function Tests


5. Blood Flow in the Lung


6. Ventilation: Perfusion Relationships


7. Transport of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide


8. Acid-Base Status – The Pulmonary Perspective


9. Regulation of Respiration


10. Nonrespiratory Functions of the Lung


11. The Lung Under Special Circumstances