Respiratory Physiology

1st Edition

Mosby Physiology Monograph Series

Editor:

  • Michelle Cloutier
    • 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

    About the editor

    Michelle Cloutier

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT