Pulmonary Pathophysiology: The Essentials

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008 - Medical - 199 pages
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A companion monograph to West's Respiratory Physiology, which examines normal respiratory function, Pulmonary Pathophysiology focuses on the function of the diseased lung. The text offers a clear, concise overview of the most essential information regarding disease states of the lung, emphasizing structure and function. A question and answer section is included.

This Seventh Edition offers more coverage of lung cancer and infectious diseases affecting the lungs, and has more tables to aid in rapid review. All questions now conform to current USMLE format, and answers include rationales for all answer choices.

The fully searchable text is available online on thePoint.

  

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This book really sucks. It only tell you what happens, but does not tell you why. I read each sentence and still don't know what's the reason behind them.
Do not recommend it. Price to page ratio, and price to learning ratio is really low.

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Contents

Lung Function Tests and What They Mean Chapter 1 Ventilation
3
Gas Exchange
17
Other Tests
37
Function of the Diseased Lung Chapter 4 Obstructive Diseases
53
Restrictive Diseases
81
Vascular Diseases
99
Environmental and Other Diseases
121
Function of the Failing Lung Chapter 8 Respiratory Failure
145
Oxygen Therapy
157
Mechanical Ventilation
171
Symbols Units and Normal Values
185
References
189
Answers to Chapter Questions
191
Index
193
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