Princeton University Library Catalog

Pulmonary pathophysiology : the essentials / John B. West.

Author:
West, John B. (John Burnard) [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2008.
Εdition:
7th ed.
Description:
vii, 199 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Summary note:
"The seventh edition of Pulmonary Pathophysiology focuses on the essentials of what students need to know about the function of the diseased lung. The text offers a clear and engaging overview of the disease states of the lung, emphasizing structure and function. A Question-and-Answer section is included to help students master and apply their knowledge."--BOOK JACKET.
Notes:
Companion v. to: Respiratory physiology / John B. West. 7th ed. 2005.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-190) 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.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780781764148
  • 0781764149
LCCN:
2007010595
OCLC:
85885391
RCP:
C - S