Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology
Providing equal coverage of both cardiovascular and pulmonary systems, this text offers in-depth information on cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology. The pulmonary and cardiac care systems are presented separately, then demonstrated together. The visually stunning four-color presentation is combined with a clean clinical focus.
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Anatomy of the Cardiovascular System
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