Pulmonary Pathophysiology: The Essentials / Edition 7

Pulmonary Pathophysiology: The Essentials / Edition 7

by John B. West
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0781764149

ISBN-13: 9780781764148

Pub. Date: 06/28/2007

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

A companion monograph to West's Respiratory Physiology, which examines normal respiratory function, Pulmonary Pathophysiology focuses on the function of the diseased lung. The text offers a clear, concise overview of the most essential information regarding disease states of the lung, emphasizing structure and function. A question and answer section

Overview

A companion monograph to West's Respiratory Physiology, which examines normal respiratory function, Pulmonary Pathophysiology focuses on the function of the diseased lung. The text offers a clear, concise overview of the most essential information regarding disease states of the lung, emphasizing structure and function. A question and answer section is included.

This Seventh Edition offers more coverage of lung cancer and infectious diseases affecting the lungs, and has more tables to aid in rapid review. All questions now conform to current USMLE format, and answers include rationales for all answer choices.

The fully searchable text is available online on thePoint.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781764148
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
06/28/2007
Series:
Point (Lippincott Williams and Wilkins) Series
Edition description:
Seventh Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Part 1Lung Function Tests and What They Mean
Chapter 1Ventilation3
Chapter 2Gas Exchange17
Chapter 3Other Tests37
Part 2Function of the Diseased Lung
Chapter 4Obstructive Diseases51
Chapter 5Restrictive Diseases81
Chapter 6Vascular Diseases101
Chapter 7Environmental and Other Diseases123
Part 3Function of the Failing Lung
Chapter 8Respiratory Failure145
Chapter 9Oxygen Therapy159
Chapter 10Mechanical Ventilation173
Appendix ASymbols, Units, and Normal Values187
Appendix BReferences191
Appendix CFurther Reading195
Appendix DAnswers to Chapter Questions197
Index200

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