Essentials of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing

Essentials of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing

by Myers
     
 

This first-of-its-kind resource offers a practical guide to using gas exchange techniques in clinical and research settings. Author Jonathan Myers helps you understand exercise testing technology and its applications. You'll learn the physiology behind exercise testing, ventilatory gas exchange methods and applications, what instrumentation and calculations to use for… See more details below

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This first-of-its-kind resource offers a practical guide to using gas exchange techniques in clinical and research settings. Author Jonathan Myers helps you understand exercise testing technology and its applications. You'll learn the physiology behind exercise testing, ventilatory gas exchange methods and applications, what instrumentation and calculations to use for measuring gas exchange responses, what information can be obtained from gas exchange techniques, how to interpret gas exchange data, how to apply this information to different cardiovascular and pulmonary disorders, normal values for exercise capacity and reference equations, and how to apply more specialized applications of invasive hemodynamic measurements.

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A practical guide to using gas exchange techniques in clinical and research settings, explaining exercise testing technology and its applications. After background material on exercise physiology and cardiopulmonary responses to exercise, coverage includes information on calibration procedures, instrumentation, interpretation of gas exchange data, and application of data to cardiovascular and pulmonary disorders. Lists normal values for exercise capacity, and gives instructions on specialized applications of invasive hemodynamic measurements. Includes a list of equipment sources, organizations, and journals, plus a glossary. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780873226363
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Pages:
177
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.20(h) x 0.80(d)

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