Respiratory Physiology: The Essentials

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012 - Medical - 200 pages
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Widely considered the "gold standard" for the teaching and learning of respiratory physiology, this fully updated Ninth Edition includes key points for each chapter and multiple-choice review questions and answers with full explanations. Available online via thePoint, animations help to clarify particularly difficult concepts and provide a visual component for use during instruction or review.
--NEW Presents rationales for all questions, as well as explanations for each answer choice
--Provides 82 essential-to-know, multiple-choice review questions which appear at the end of each chapter
--Features an Appendix of important equations
--Supports learning through chapter-opening learning objectives and introductory material, as well as Key Concepts summaries at the end of each chapter
--Includes online resources such as question bank, animations, and full text for students
--Includes animations online--8 in total--via thePoint to illustrate particularly challenging concepts
  

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User Review  - William Corder - Goodreads

Considered the go to pocket manual for Respiratory Phys. This helped me immensely in a Pulmonary module at school. If the images had been updated at all since this book was first published, this would be a 5/5. Read full review

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User Review  - Michael - Goodreads

Another lifesaver for med school year 1. Read full review

Contents

Structure and Function
1
Ventilation
12
Diffusion
24
Blood Flow and Metabolism
36
VentilationPerfusion Relationships
56
Gas Transport by the Blood
77
Mechanics of Breathing
95
Control of Ventilation
125
Respiratory System Under Stress
141
Tests of Pulmonary Function
159
Symbols Units and Equations
173
Answers
180
Figure Credits
193
Index
195
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