The Respiratory System , 2nd Edition

By Andrew Davies, PhD DSc and Carl Moores, BA BSc MBChB FRCA
Basic science and clinical conditions
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Key Features
  • One of the seven volumes in the Systems of the Body series.

  • Concise text covers the core anatomy, physiology and biochemistry in an integrated manner as required by system- and problem-based medical courses.

  • The basic science is presented in the clinical context in a way appropriate for the early part of the medical course.

  • There is a linked website providing self-assessment material ideal for examination preparation.
    ISBN 9780702033704
    Table of Content Introduction. Structure of the respiratory system. Elastic properties of the respiratory system. Airflow in the respiratory system. Ventilation in the respiratory system. Gas exchange between air and blood: diffusion. The pulmonary circulation: bringing blood and gas together. Carriage of gases by blood and acid/base balance. Chemical control of breathing. Nervous control of breathing. Lung function tests.
    Author Information By Andrew Davies, PhD DSc, Sometime Senior Lecturer of Physiology, University of Edinburgh, UK and Formerly Professor of Physiology, University of Glamorgan, UK and Carl Moores, BA BSc MBChB FRCA, Consultant Anaesthetist, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Trim 219x276
    Pages 172
    Publication Date 12-04-2010
    Stock Status Please allow 2 - 3 weeks for delivery
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