ISBN 9788184737134,Pulmonary Pathophysiology-The Essentials

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Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9788184737134

ISBN-10 8184737130

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Edition 8th
Number of Pages 336 Pages
Language (English)

Basic Sciences

This companion monograph to West's Respiratory Physiology covers normal respiratory function and focuses on the function of the diseased lung. Pulmonary Pathophysiology: The Essentials offers a concise overview of the diseased states of the lung, emphasizing structure and function. The Eighth Edition is updated to include new information on asthma therapies, new radiographs and micrographs, extended sections on infections and cancer, more thorough explanations for review questions, and a new summary appendix of equations with sample calculations.


Part I: Lung Function Tests and What They Mean
2.Gas Exchange
3.Other Tests
Part II: Function of the Diseased Lung
4.Obstructive Diseases
5.Restrictive Diseases
6.Vascular Diseases
7.Environmental, Neoplastic, and Infectious Diseases
Part III: Function of the Failing Lung
8.Respiratory Failure
9.Oxygen Therapy
10.Mechanical Ventilation
Appendix A: Symbols, Units, and Normal Values
Appendix B: Further Reading
Appendix C: Answers to Chapter Questions