Pulmonary Physiology

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2003 - Medical - 278 pages
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Gives students a solid grasp of those aspects of pulmonary physiology that are essential for an understanding of clinical medicine. The Sixth Edition presents a new section of case presentations, improved illustrations, problem-based examples, and new study questions & answers after each chapter to help students prepare for the USMLE Step 1. With Michael Levitzky's clear and involving presentation of pulmonary physiology, you learn how and why the human respiratory system works-in a format that makes it easier to absorb and to integrate as you learn the physiology of other body systems.

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i am amazed at the depth of information this book has! helped me get over some really difficult topics in pulmo physio..

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The section about Helium dilution was wonderfully and simply explained!

Contents

Function Structure of the Respiratory System
1
Key Concepts
10
PressureVolume Relationships in the Respiratory System
20
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Professor of Physiology and Anesthesiology, Louisiana State University Medical Center; Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics and Physiology, Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana

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