Respiratory Physiology

1st Edition

Mosby Physiology Monograph Series

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  • Print ISBN 9780323036283

Key Features

  • Stay current with clear, accurate, and up-to-the-minute coverage of the physiology of the respiratory system focusing on the needs of the student.
  • Bridge the gap between normal function and disease with pathophysiology content throughout the book.
  • Master the material more easily with learning objectives, overview boxes, key words and concepts, chapter summaries, and clinical cases with questions and explained answers.
  • Understand complex concepts by examining nearly 150 clear, 2-color diagrams.
  • Apply what you've learned to real-life clinical situations using featured clinical commentaries.

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

Details

No. of pages:
232
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Print ISBN:
9780323036283

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