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Respiratory Physiology

Mosby Physiology Monograph Series

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.

Paperback, 232 Pages

Published: November 2006

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-03628-3

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

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