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Respiratory Physiology : The Essentials

ISBN-10: 0683089374
ISBN-13: 9780683089370
Edition: 5th 1995
Authors: John B. West
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Book details

List price: $27.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Language: English

Prefacep. vii
Structure and function--how the architecture of the lung subserves its functionp. 1
Ventilation--how gas gets to the alveolip. 11
Diffusion--how gas gets across the blood-gas barrierp. 21
Blood flow and metabolism--how the pulmonary circulation removes gas from the lung and alters some metabolitesp. 29
Ventilation-perfusion relationships--how matching of gas and blood determines gas exchangep. 45
Gas transport by the blood--how gases are moved to the peripheral tissuesp. 63
Mechanics of breathing--how the lung is supported and movedp. 79
Control of ventilation--how gas exchange is regulatedp. 103
Respiratory system under stress--how gas exchange is accomplished during exercise, at low and high pressures, and at birthp. 117
Tests of pulmonary function--how respiratory physiology is applied to measure lung functionp. 131
Symbols, Units, Equationsp. 143
Questionsp. 149
Answersp. 155
Further Readingp. 159
Figure Creditsp. 163
Indexp. 165
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