Pulmonary Pathophysiology: The Essentials / Edition 6

Pulmonary Pathophysiology: The Essentials / Edition 6

by John B. West
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781740622

ISBN-13: 9780781740623

Pub. Date: 03/28/2003

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

For 25 years, medical students, health science students, residents, and practitioners have recognized Pulmonary Pathophysiology: The Essentials as an invaluable companion to Dr. West's popular monograph, Respiratory Physiology: The Essentials. Intended primarily for medical students in their second and subsequent years, the sixth edition of Pulmonary Pathophysiology:…  See more details below

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For 25 years, medical students, health science students, residents, and practitioners have recognized Pulmonary Pathophysiology: The Essentials as an invaluable companion to Dr. West's popular monograph, Respiratory Physiology: The Essentials. Intended primarily for medical students in their second and subsequent years, the sixth edition of Pulmonary Pathophysiology: The Essentials is a concise and clearly-written text, which focuses on the function of the diseased lung.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781740623
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Edition description:
Sixth Edition
Pages:
205
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

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

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