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Pulmonary Function: A Guide for Clinicians / Edition 1

Pulmonary Function: A Guide for Clinicians / Edition 1

by Gabriel Laszlo, Laszlo


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ISBN-13: 9780521446792
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/28/1994
Pages: 245
Product dimensions: 7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: tests of lung function, how and why they are measured, how they are interpreted; 2. Testing the mechanics of breathing; 3. Gas exchange; 4. Gas transfer; 5. Carbon monoxide uptake; 6. Chronic airflow obstruction; 7. Bronchial asthma; 8. Diffuse interstitial lung disorders; 9. Miscellaneous conditions causing breathlessness; 10. Physiological principles underlying the treatment of respiratory failure; 11. Acute breathlessness; 12. Breathlessness during exertion; 13. Exercise testing; 14. Experimental techniques in the study of respiratory control and pulmonary gas exchange; 15. Respiration during sleep.

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