Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology: Essentials for Respiratory Care / Edition 2

Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology: Essentials for Respiratory Care / Edition 2

by Joseph R. Des Jardins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0827350074

ISBN-13: 9780827350076

Pub. Date: 03/28/1993

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827350076
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/28/1993
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
454
Product dimensions:
7.85(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1The Anatomy of the Respiratory System
Ch. 2Ventilation64
Ch. 3The Diffusion of Pulmonary Gases116
Ch. 4Pulmonary Function Measurements140
Ch. 5The Circulatory System160
Ch. 6Hemodynamic Measurements200
Ch. 7Oxygen Transport212
Ch. 8Carbon Dioxide Transport and Acid-Base Balance250
Ch. 9Ventilation-Perfusion Relationships274
Ch. 10Control of Ventilation286
Ch. 11Cardiopulmonary Physiology of the Fetus and the Newborn302
Ch. 12Renal Failure and Its Effects on the Cardiopulmonary System318
Ch. 13Aging and its Effects on the Cardiopulmonary System340
Ch. 14Exercise and its Effects on the Cardiopulmonary System356
Ch. 15High Altitude and its Effects on the Cardiopulmonary System374
Ch. 16High-Pressure Environments and Their Effects on the Cardiopulmonary System386
Glossary395
App. I Symbols and Abbreviations Commonly Used in Respiratory Physiology408
App. II Units of Measurement413
App. III Poiseuille's Law418
App. IV Dubois Body Surface Chart421
App. V Cardiopulmonary Profile422
App. VI [actual symbol not reproducible] Nomogram424
App. VII Answers to Self-assessment Questions425
Bibliography433
Index443

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