Principles of Exercise Testing and Interpretation: Including Pathophysiology and Clinical Applications / Edition 4

Principles of Exercise Testing and Interpretation: Including Pathophysiology and Clinical Applications / Edition 4

by James E. Hansen, Darryl Y. Sue, William W. Stringer, Brian J. Whipp
     
 

Thoroughly updated for its Fourth Edition, this volume is the most comprehensive, current text on the physiology and pathophysiology of exercise testing. It provides an organized method for evaluating causes of exercise limitation and includes flow charts and over 80 case studies. The book is the only reference to address those disorders that can be diagnosed only

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Thoroughly updated for its Fourth Edition, this volume is the most comprehensive, current text on the physiology and pathophysiology of exercise testing. It provides an organized method for evaluating causes of exercise limitation and includes flow charts and over 80 case studies. The book is the only reference to address those disorders that can be diagnosed only through cardiopulmonary exercise testing.

The Fourth Edition incorporates the newest 9-panel graphic array and includes a new chapter on regulation of arterial and mixed venous blood gases. This edition includes more diagnoses recognized by exercise testing, and more efficient flow charts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781748766
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
10/25/2004
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
568
Product dimensions:
8.76(w) x 11.38(h) x 1.29(d)

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Table of Contents

1Exercise testing and interpretation : an overview1
2Physiology of exercise10
3Changes in blood gases and pH during exercise66
4Measurements during integrative cardiopulmonary exercise testing76
5Pathophysiology of disorders limiting exercise111
6Clinical exercise testing133
7Normal values160
8Principles of interpretation : a flowchart approach183
9Clinical applications of cardiopulmonary exercise testing198
10Case presentations242
AppCalculations, formulas, and examples556
AppPlacement of a brachial artery catheter566
AppTables and nomogram568

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