Respiratory Physiology The Essentials

ISBN-10: 1609136403

ISBN-13: 9781609136406

Edition: 9th 2012 (Revised)

Authors: John B. West

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Widely considered the "gold standard" for the teaching and learning of respiratory physiology, this fully updated Ninth Edition includes key points for each chapter and multiple-choice review questions and answers with full explanations. Available online via thePoint, animations help to clarify particularly difficult concepts and provide a visual component for use during instruction or review. -- NEWIncludes new animations online--8 in total--via thePoint to illustrate particularly challenging concepts -- NEWPresents rationales for all questions, as well as explanations for each answer choice --Provides 82 essential-to-know, multiple-choice review questions which appear at the end of each chapter --Features an Appendix of important equations --Supports learning through chapter-opening learning objectives and introductory material, as well as Key Concepts summaries at the end of each chapter --Includes online resources such as the Image Bank for faculty and animations and full text for students
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List price: $52.99
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 9/21/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.924
Language: English

Structure and Function
How the Architecture of the Lung Subserves its Function
How Gas Gets to the Alveoli
How Gas Gets Across the Blood-Gas Barrier
Blood Flow and Metabolism
How the Pulmonary Circulation Removes Gas from the Lung and Alters Some Metabolites
Ventilation-Perfusion Relationships
How Matching of Gas and Blood Determines Gas Exchange
Gas Transport by the Blood
How Gases are Moved to the Peripheral Tissues
Mechanics of Breathing
How the Lung Is Supported and Moved
Control of Ventilation
How Gas Exchange Is Regulated
Respiratory System Under Stress
How Gas Exchange Is Accomplished During Exercise, at Low and High Pressures, and at Birth
Tests of Pulmonary Function
How Respiratory Physiology is Applied to Measure Lung Function
Symbols, Units, and Equations
Figure Credits
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