Crash Course: Respiratory System

3rd Edition


  • Harish Patel
  • Catherine Gwilt
    • Print ISBN 9780723434191

    Key Features

    • Provides the exam syllabus in one place!

    • Written by senior medical students or junior doctors - authors who really understand today's exam situation!

    • Senior Faculty Advisors ensure complete accuracy of the text!

    • Full artwork programme, improved ‘Hints and Tips' boxes, and ‘Clinical Application' boxes help you remember the key points!

    • Self-Assessment section - fully updated to reflect new curriculum requirements - helps you maximise your grade!

    • Solid, accurate, user-friendly coverage provides enough detail even for those aiming at distinction!

    Table of Contents

    Part 1: Basic Medical Science. Overview of the Respiratory System; The Upper Respiratory Tract; The Lower Respiratory Tract; Ventilation and Gas Exchange; Perfusion and Gas Transport; Control of Respiratory Function; Disorders of the Lungs. Part 2: Clinical Assessment. Pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions; Presentations of Respiratory Disease; History and Examination; Investigations and Imaging. Part 3: Self Assessment. Multiple-choice questions (MCQs); Short-answer questions (SAQs); Extended-matching questions (EMQs); Essay questions; OSCE stations; MCQ Answers; SAQ Answers; EMQ answers.


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    About the editors

    Harish Patel

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Medical student, Imperial College, London UK

    Catherine Gwilt

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Medical student, Imperial College, London, UK