Respiratory Physiology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323036283

Respiratory Physiology

1st Edition

Mosby Physiology Monograph Series

Authors: Michelle Cloutier
Paperback ISBN: 9780323036283
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 3rd November 2006
Page Count: 232

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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


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.

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.


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About the Authors

Michelle Cloutier Author

Affiliations and Expertise

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