Diving and Asphyxia: A Comparative Study of Animals and Man

Diving and Asphyxia: A Comparative Study of Animals and Man

by Robert Elsner, Brett Gooden
     
 

This book concerns the comparative physiological adaptations of vertebrate animals, especially mammals, to cessation of breathing.See more details below

Overview

This book concerns the comparative physiological adaptations of vertebrate animals, especially mammals, to cessation of breathing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521112895
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/04/2009
Series:
Monographs of the Physiological Society Series, #40
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. The biological setting; 2. Metabolic conservation by cardiovascular adjustments; 3. Cellular tolerances and adaptations to asphyxia; 4. Human divers; 5. Control mechanisms; 6. Perinatal asphyxia and survival, 7. Medical implications; References; Index.

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