Princeton University Library Catalog

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

Author:
West, John B. (John Burnard) [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Baltimore, Md. : Williams & Wilkins, c1998.
Εdition:
5th ed.
Description:
x, 198 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
0683302256
LCCN:
97026212
OCLC:
37213981
RCP:
C - S