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.
- 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.
- 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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- © Mosby 2007
- 3rd November 2006
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