Respiratory Physiology
Respiratory Physiology,
Edition 2 Mosby Physiology Series
By Michelle M. Cloutier, MD

Publication Date: 17 Nov 2018

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Description

Gain a foundational understanding of respiratory physiology and how the respiratory system functions in health and disease. Respiratory Physiology, a volume in the Mosby Physiology Series, explains the fundamentals of this complex subject in a clear and concise manner, while helping you bridge the gap between normal function and disease with pathophysiology content throughout the book.

Key Features

  • Helps you easily master the material in a systems-based curriculum with learning objectives, Clinical Concept boxes, highlighted key words and concepts, chapter summaries, self-study questions, and a comprehensive exam.
  • Keeps you current with recent advances in respiratory physiology, and includes a new chapter on new and emerging aspects of the lung.
  • Includes nearly 150 clear, 2-color diagrams that simplify complex concepts.
  • Features clinical commentaries that show you how to apply what you've learned to real-life clinical situations.
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

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About the author
By Michelle M. Cloutier, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT
Table of Contents

 

Chapter 1 Overview of the respiratory system: Function and Structure

Chapter 2 Mechanical Properties of the Lung and Chest Wall

Chapter 3 Dynamic Lung Mechanics

Chapter 4 Tests of Lung Function

Chapter 5 Alveolar Ventilation

Chapter 6 The Pulmonary Circulation

Chapter 7 Ventilation (V¿), Perfusion (Q¿) & Relationships

Chapter 8 Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Transport

Chapter 9 Pulmonary aspects of acid-base balance and arterial blood gas interpretation

Chapter 10 Control of Respiration

Chapter 11 Non-respiratory functions of the lung

Chapter 12 The lung under special circumstances

APPENDIX A ANSWERS TO SELF-STUDY PROBLEMS

APPENDIX B MULTIPLE-CHOICE EXAMINATION

Book details
ISBN: 9780323595780
Page Count: 224
Illustrations: Approx. 155 illustrations
Retail Price: €38.99