Key Features

  • Open-ended concept questions require reasoned responses based on thorough comprehension of the text, fostering critical thinking and discussion.
  • Clinical Focus boxes throughout the text place key subject matter in a clinical context to connect theory with practice.
  • Chapter outlines, chapter objectives, key terms, and a bulleted chapter summary highlight important concepts and make content more accessible.
  • Appendixes contain helpful tables and definitions of terms and symbols.

Table of Contents

SECTION I: THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

1. The Airways and Alveoli

2. The Lungs and Chest Wall

3. Mechanics of Ventilation

4. Ventilation

5. Pulmonary Function Measurements

6. Pulmonary Blood Flow

7. Gas Diffusion

8. Oxygen Equilibrium and Transport

9. Carbon Dioxide Equilibrium and Transport

10. Acid-Base Regulation

11. Control of Ventilation

12. Ventilation-Perfusion Relationships

13. Clinical Assessment of Acid-Base and Oxygenation Status

14. Physiological Basis for Advanced Oxygenation and Lung Protective Strategies

15. Physiological Basis for Treating Sleep-Disordered Breathing NEW!

16. Fetal and Newborn Cardiopulmonary Physiology

SECTION II: THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

17. Functional Anatomy of the Cardiovascular System

18. Cardiac Electrophysiology

19. The Electrocardiogram and Cardiac Arrythmias

20. Control of Cardiac Output and Hemodynamics

SECTION III: THE RENAL SYSTEM

21. Filtration, Urine Formation, and Fluid Regulation

22. Electrolyte and Acid-Base Regulation

SECTION IV: INTEGRATED RESPONSES IN EXERCISE AND AGING

23. Cardiopulmonary Response to Exercise in Health, Disease

24. Effects of Aging on the Cardiopulmonary System

APPENDICES

I. Symbols and Abbreviations Used in Cardiopulmonary Physiology

II. Units of Measurement

III. Equation Derivations

IV. Dubois Body Surface Area Chart

Details

No. of pages:
480
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Print ISBN:
9780323078665
Electronic ISBN:
9780323183581

About the author

Will Beachey

Professor and Director Respiratory Therapy Program