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West's Pulmonary Pathophysiology

West's Pulmonary Pathophysiology
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ISBN: 9781496339447
Anul publicării: 2017
Ediția: 9
Pagini: 264
Preț: 252,00 lei
Disponibilitate: în stoc la furnizor

DESCRIERE

West’s Pulmonary Pathophysiology: The Essentials offers accessible explanations of disease processes that affect the respiratory system. This best-selling companion to West’s Respiratory Physiology, Tenth Edition, has served generations of students. Dr. John B. West, together with new co-author Dr. Andrew M. Luks, presents the vital knowledge you need in a concise, straightforward manner that’s easy to understand.
  • Learn the very latest on COPD, asthma, restrictive lung disease, pulmonary hypertension, and much more.
  • See how pathophysiology applies to clinical practice with clinical vignettes in every chapter, followed by multiple-choice questions and answers to test your comprehension.
  • Visualize concepts vividly with the aid of new radiographs, CT images, and color photomicrographs.
  • Study with ease through abundant chapter outlines, Key Concepts boxes, bulleted review sections, and other helpful summaries.
  • Prepare for exams with 75 multiple-choice review questions, accompanied by answers and explanations, inside the book as well as in an Interactive Question Bank online.

Contents

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Preface 

PART ONE:   LUNG FUNCTION TESTS AND WHAT THEY MEAN

Chapter One: Ventilation

Chapter Two: Gas Exchange

Chapter Three: Other Tests

PART TWO:  FUNCTIONS OF THE DISEASED LUNG

Chaper Four: Obstructive Diseases

Chapter Five: Restrictive Diseases

Chapter Six: Vascular Diseases

Chapter Seven: Environmental, Neoplastic, and Infectious Diseases

PART THREE: FUNCTION OF THE FAILING LUNG

Chapter Eight: Respiratory Failure

Chapter Nine: Oxygen Therapy

Chapter Ten: Mechanical Ventilation

Appendix A: Symbols, Units, and Normal Values

Appendix B: Further Reading

Appendix C: Answers to Chapter Questions

Appendix D: Answers to Questions in Clinical Vignettes

Index

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