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