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Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology

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ISBN-10: 1418042781

ISBN-13: 9781418042783

Edition: 5th 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Terry Des Jardins

List price: $131.95
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This innovative, best-selling book provides the most complete and accurate information about the structure and function of the respiratory system, essential for respiratory care. Written in an organized, interesting, and visual manner, this book presents concepts germane to the respiratory therapist in full color, with many new anatomical illustrations and graphs to facilitate learning.
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Book details

List price: $131.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 8/7/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.190
Language: English

The Cardiopulmonary System
The Anatomy and Physiology of the Respiratory System
The Diffusion of Pulmonary Gases
Pulmonary Function Measurements
The Anatomy and Physiology of the Circulatory System
Oxygen Transport
Carbon Dioxide Transport and Acid-Base Balance
Ventilation-Perfusion Relationships
Control of Ventilation
Fetal Development and the Cardiopulmonary System
Aging and The Cardiopulmonary System
Advanced cardiopulmonary essentials
Electrophysiology of the Heart and Its Application to Electrocardiography (ECG)
ECG Recording, Wave Forms, and Measurements
Common Cardiac Arrhythmias
Hemodynamic Monitoring
Renal Failure and Its Effects on the Cardiopulmonary System
The Cardiopulmonary System During Unusual Environmental Conditions
Sleep Physiology and its relation to the Cardiopulmonary System Exercise and Its Effects on the Cardiopulmonary System
High Altitude and Its Effects on the Cardiopulmonary System
High-Pressure Environmentals and Their Effects on the Cardiopulmonary System
Symbols and Abbreviations Commonly Used in Respiratory Physiology
Units of Measurement
Poiseuille's Law
Dubois Body Surface Chart
Cardiopulmonary Profile
PCO2/HCO3-/pH Nomogram
Answers to Self-Assessment Questions