Cardiopulmonary Anatomy & Physiology / Edition 6

Cardiopulmonary Anatomy & Physiology / Edition 6

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by Terry Des Jardins
     
 

ISBN-10: 1285051858

ISBN-13: 9781285051857

Pub. Date: 04/06/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Now in its 6th edition, the best-selling text, CARDIOPULMONARY ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY, equips students with a rock-solid foundation in anatomy and physiology to help prepare them for careers as respiratory therapists. Extremely reader friendly, this proven, innovative text delivers the most complete and accurate information about the structure and function of the

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Now in its 6th edition, the best-selling text, CARDIOPULMONARY ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY, equips students with a rock-solid foundation in anatomy and physiology to help prepare them for careers as respiratory therapists. Extremely reader friendly, this proven, innovative text delivers the most complete and accurate information about the structure and function of the respiratory system in an approachable manner. Clear and concise, it presents complicated concepts in an easy-to-read, understandable format utilizing a full color design and strong pedagogy, so that students can readily apply what they learn when they graduate and start their professional careers. Newly integrated throughout the text, Clinical Connections provide direct links between chapter concepts and real-world applications in the clinical setting. New and redrawn full color illustrations provide the level of detail necessary to facilitate understanding of core concepts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781285051857
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/06/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
720
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

SECTION I: THE CARDIOPULMONARY SYSTEM. The Anatomy and Physiology of the Respiratory System. Ventilation. The Diffusion of Pulmonary Gases. Pulmonary Function Measurements. The Anatomy and Physiology of the Circulatory System. Oxygen Transport. Carbon Dioxide Transport and Acid-Base Balance. Ventilation-Perfusion Relationships. Control of Ventilation. Fetal Development and the Cardiopulmonary System. Aging and The Cardiopulmonary System. SECTION II: ADVANCED CARDIOPULMONARY ESSENTIALS. Electrophysiology of the Heart and Its Application to Electrocardiography (ECG). ECG Recording, Wave Forms, and Measurements. Common Cardiac Arrhythmias. Hemodynamic Monitoring. Renal Failure and Its Effects on the Cardiopulmonary System. SECTION III: THE CARDIOPULMONARY SYSTEM DURING UNUSUAL ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS. Exercise and Its Effects on the Cardiopulmonary System. High Altitude and Its Effects on the Cardiopulmonary System. High-Pressure Environmentals and Their Effects on the Cardiopulmonary System. APPENDICES I: Symbols and Abbreviations Commonly Used in Respiratory Physiology. APPENDICES II: Units of Measurement. APPENDICES III: Poiseuille's Law. APPENDICES IV: Dubois Body Surface Chart. APPENDICES V: Cardiopulmonary Profile. APPENDICES VI: PCO2/HCO3-/pH Nomogram. APPENDICES VII: Answers to Self-Assessment Questions.

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