Respiratory Physiology , 2nd Edition

By Michelle M. Cloutier, MD
Mosby Physiology Series
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Gain a foundational understanding of respiratory physiology and how the respiratory system functions in health and disease. Respiratory Physiology, a volume in the Mosby Physiology Series, explains the fundamentals of this complex subject in a clear and concise manner, while helping you bridge the gap between normal function and disease with pathophysiology content throughout the book.

Key Features
  • Helps you easily master the material in a systems-based curriculum with learning objectives, Clinical Concept boxes, highlighted key words and concepts, chapter summaries, self-study questions, and a comprehensive exam.
  • Keeps you current with recent advances in respiratory physiology, and includes a new chapter on new and emerging aspects of the lung.
  • Includes nearly 150 clear, 2-color diagrams that simplify complex concepts.
  • Features clinical commentaries that show you how to apply what you've learned to real-life clinical situations.
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Complete the Mosby Physiology Series! Systems-based and portable, these titles are ideal for integrated programs.

    • Blaustein, Kao, & Matteson: Cellular Physiology and Neurophysiology
    • Johnson: Gastrointestinal Physiology
    • Koeppen & Stanton: Renal Physiology
    • Pappano & Weir: Cardiovascular Physiology
    • White, Harrison, & Mehlmann: Endocrine and Reproductive Physiology
    • Hudnall: Hematology: A Pathophysiologic Approach
ISBN 9780323595780
Table of Content


Chapter 1 Overview of the respiratory system: Function and Structure

Chapter 2 Mechanical Properties of the Lung and Chest Wall

Chapter 3 Dynamic Lung Mechanics

Chapter 4 Tests of Lung Function

Chapter 5 Alveolar Ventilation

Chapter 6 The Pulmonary Circulation

Chapter 7 Ventilation (V̇), Perfusion (Q̇) & Relationships

Chapter 8 Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Transport

Chapter 9 Pulmonary aspects of acid-base balance and arterial blood gas interpretation

Chapter 10 Control of Respiration

Chapter 11 Non-respiratory functions of the lung

Chapter 12 The lung under special circumstances



Author Information By Michelle M. Cloutier, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT
Trim 235 x 191 (7 1/2 x 9 1/4)
Pages 224
Publication Date 05-10-2018
Stock Status In Stock
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