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Anesthesia and the Lung 1992
     

Anesthesia and the Lung 1992

by T.H. Stanley (Editor), R.J. Sperry (Editor)
 

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Anesthesia and the Lung 1992 presents recent advances in the diagnosis, pre-, intra-, and postoperative anesthetic management of patients with lung disease, presenting for pulmonary and non-pulmonary surgery. It also deals with ventilation-perfusion issues, the lung as a metabolic organ, the effects of anesthesia on pulmonary mechanics and pulmonary blood flow. In

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Anesthesia and the Lung 1992 presents recent advances in the diagnosis, pre-, intra-, and postoperative anesthetic management of patients with lung disease, presenting for pulmonary and non-pulmonary surgery. It also deals with ventilation-perfusion issues, the lung as a metabolic organ, the effects of anesthesia on pulmonary mechanics and pulmonary blood flow. In addition, there are chapters that focus on hypoxia; regional differences in the lung; pulmonary surfactant; recent advances in the understanding of pulmonary edema; high altitude disease; anesthesia and the control of breathing; recent development in oximetry; instrumentation designed to measure pulmonary oxygen tension, pO2 and pCO2 transcutaneously; differential lung ventilation; reactive airways; septic shock; the adult respiratory distress syndrome and numerous aspects of ventilatory support.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789401052085
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
12/31/2013
Series:
Developments in Critical Care Medicine and Anaesthesiology Series , #25
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1992
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.73(d)

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