CardioPulmonary Physiology in Anesthesiology / Edition 1

CardioPulmonary Physiology in Anesthesiology / Edition 1

by Michael G. Levitzky
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McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing


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CardioPulmonary Physiology in Anesthesiology / Edition 1

Designed for students, this innovative text sheds light on the most elusive concepts in pharmacology and does so in a concise, lively review format. From drug absorption, mechanism of drug action, pharmacokinetics, and more, each topic is reviewed and progressively builds from simple to complex material.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780070375345
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 12/01/1996
Pages: 322
Product dimensions: 6.48(w) x 9.52(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Cardiovascular Function and Structure.The Electrocardiogram. The Heart Pump. Cardiac Abnormalities. The Peripheral Vascular System. Capillary Function. Vascular Control. Venous Return and Cardiac Output. Regulation of Arterial Pressure. Cardiovascular Responses to Physiological Stresses. Cardiovascular Function in Pathological Situations. Anesthetic Management of the Patient with Heart Disease. Respiratory Physiology: Function and Structure of the Respiratory System. Mechanics of Breathing. Alveolar Ventilation. Blood Flow to the Lung. Ventilation-Perfusion Relationships. Diffusion of Gases. The Transport of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide in the Blood. The Regulation of Acid-Base Status. The Control of Breathing. Nonrespiratory Functions of the Lung. The Respiratory System Under Stress. Effects of Anesthesia on Pulmonary Diseases. Anesthesia for the Patient with Pulmonary Diseases. Monitoring Pulmonary. Cardiopulmonary Changes Through Life.

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