Pulmonary pathophysiology--the essentials / John B. West.

Author
West, John B. (John Burnard) [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
5th ed.
Published/​Created
Baltimore, Md. : Williams & Wilkins, c1998.
Description
x, 198 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Summary note
Pulmonary Pathophysiology: The Essentials, 5th edition, emphasizes the function of the diseased lung, with appropriate consideration of the relationship of structure to function. It is succinct, clearly written, and well illustrated - providing the essentials of what students need to know. Included in this edition is up-to-date information on bronchial asthma and mechanical ventilation, didactic illustrations, and updated study questions, with answers.
Notes
Companion vol. to: Respiratory physiology--the essentials / John B. West. 5th ed. c1995.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-175) and index.
Contents
Pt. 1. Lung Function Tests and What They Mean. Ch. 1. Ventilation. Ch. 2. Gas Exchange. Ch. 3. Other Tests -- Pt. 2. Function of the Diseased Lung. Ch. 4. Obstructive Diseases. Ch. 5. Restrictive Diseases. Ch. 6. Vascular Diseases. Ch. 7. Environmental and Other Diseases -- Pt. 3. Function of the Failing Lung. Ch. 8. Respiratory Failure. Ch. 9. Oxygen Therapy. Ch. 10. Mechanical Ventilation. App. A. Symbols, Units, and Normal Values.
ISBN
0683302256
LCCN
97026212
OCLC
37213981
RCP
C - S

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