Applied Respiratory Physiology

Author: John F Nunn
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 1483162338
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Applied Respiratory Physiology, Third Edition focuses on the applications of respiratory physiology and is designed to bridge the gap between applied respiratory physiology and the treatment of patients. This book is divided into two parts; the first of which is confined to general principles and the second deals with the various applied situations. This text is comprised of 29 chapters. After giving a general introduction to human respiratory physiology, including the functional anatomy of the respiratory tract, this book turns to the topic of the elastic resistance afforded by lungs and chest wall, along with its effect on the resting end-expiratory lung volume or functional residual capacity. The role of anesthesia in the control of breathing and the relative distribution of ventilation and perfusion are then examined. The section on artificial ventilation covers the techniques of ventilation and extracorporeal gas exchange. The reader is also introduced to special forms of lung pathology that have a major effect on lung function, including the adult respiratory distress syndrome, pulmonary oedema, embolus, and collapse. Sleep, smoking, diving, and drowning are also examined in this book. In addition, this text provides substantial coverage of exercise, high altitude, children, and neonates. This book will be of interest to clinicians and practitioners of applied respiratory physiology.

Nunn s Applied Respiratory Physiology

Author: Andrew B. Lumb
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702062952
Format: PDF, ePub
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Nunn’s Applied Respiratory Physiology, Eighth Edition, is your concise, one-stop guide to all aspects of respiratory physiology in health, disease, and in the many physiologically challenging situations and environments into which humans take themselves – with coverage from basic science to clinical applications. This most comprehensive single volume on respiratory physiology will be invaluable to those in training or preparing for examinations in anaesthesia, intensive care, respiratory medicine or thoracic surgery – as well as an essential quick reference for the range of practitioners requiring ready access to current knowledge in this field. Now fully revised and updated, this eighth edition includes a new full-colour format to improve clarity and understanding – and it also comes with access to the complete, downloadable eBook version for the first time. This incorporates bonus chapters, handy topic summaries and new, interactive, self-assessment material. The result is a more flexible, engaging and complete resource than ever before. Enhancements to this edition include: New full colour format - enhances the 250+ diagrams and allows a much clearer portrayal of physiological concepts New figures reflect modern functional imaging techniques - which are now able to generate detailed pictures of lung ventilation and perfusion in humans A new section on the aims, effects and physiological basis of respiratory physiotherapy - to help both physiotherapists and doctors better understand this common intervention for treating patients’ respiratory disease Additional information on the significant impact of obesity on respiratory physiology in both health and disease New sections on comparative respiratory physiology and respiratory physiology in veterinary practice - understanding respiration in less complex animals and the place of human respiration within the animal kingdom will be of interest to students/practitioners in biology, zoology or veterinary medicine, as well as enlightening in other contexts Bonus eBook access – (printed book) includes access to the complete, fully searchable electronic text, via Expert Consult – incoporating extra chapters, handy chapter summaries and new self-assessment material to aid exam preparation Key features include: The three-part structure of pure physiology (basic principles), applied physiology and physiology of respiratory disease is retained Use of clear, simple diagrams to illustrate the material. Duplication of US and rest-of-the-world units References to recent research material to allow readers to explore topics in more depth

Respiratory Physiology

Author: John Burnard West
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781772068
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Widely considered the "gold standard" textbook for respiratory physiology, this compact, concise, and easy-to-read text is now in its fully updated Eighth Edition. New student-friendly features include Key Points boxes at the end of each chapter and review questions and answers. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text, plus animations that illustrate difficult physiologic concepts.

Clinical Respiratory Physiology

Author: Luke Harris (M.B.)
Publisher:
ISBN:
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Clinical Respiratory Physiology covers the practical aspects and theoretical concepts of applied respiratory physiology. The book describes the methods of measuring ventilator capacity, lung volumes, ventilation, diffusion, cardiac output, and ventilation-perfusion rates. The text also tackles methods of measuring airway resistance and blood gases. Compliance and work of breathing, acid-base regulation, and tests of cardiorespiratory function during exercise are also looked into. Junior doctors working in respiratory units, technicians in respiratory laboratories, general physicians, and senio...

Fundamentals of Respiratory Physiology

Author: A. S. Chakrabarty
Publisher: I. K. International Pvt Ltd
ISBN: 8188237701
Format: PDF, Docs
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Many topics, including mechanism of actions of contractile agonists / beta adrenoceptor / nitric oxide on airway smooth muscle and maintenance of arterial carbon dioxide by oxygen and carbon dioxide dissociation curves have been highlighted. The book is going to be beneficial to both graduate and postgraduate students of Physiology and also students of Respiratory Medicine. Salient Features: Up-to-date coverage of respiratory physiology. Emphasizes the applied aspects. The clinical applications are highlighted at the appropriate places. Emphasizes the basic principles so as to enable students to understand the complex concepts. New coverage related to intermittent hypoxia, oxygen homeostasis, feedback control of oxygen supply to the tissues and more has been included. Summarizes the text with many illustrations / tables. Apart from MBBS students, other students who are preparing for examinations (MD, USMLE) will find the book useful.

Respiratory Physiology

Author: Richard M. Schwartzstein
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781757485
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Covering respiratory physiology, this is one in a series of texts which takes a fresh, unique approach to learning physiology in a systems-based curriculum. Each chapter includes clinical correlations, as well as questions that test students' ability to integrate information.

Pediatric Respiratory Medicine

Author: Lynn Max Taussig
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323040489
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This user-friendly text presents current scientific information, diagnostic approaches, and management strategies for the care of children with acute and chronic respiratory diseases. A consistent chapter format enables rapid and effortless location of the most current protocols on manifestations, etiologies, triggers, approaches to treatment, complications, and preventative strategies. Includes guidance on differential diagnosis to help determine which disease or condition the patient may have. Uses extensive color-coded algorithms to facilitate quick diagnosis, management, and treatment decisions. Provides the latest scientific information and diagnostic and management strategies for the care of children with respiratory illnesses. Presents cutting-edge coverage with new information on the biology of, and the influences on, the respiratory system during childhood, as well as the diagnosis and management of both common (ie, wheezing infant, cystic fibrosis, tuberculosis) and.

Applied Respiratory Physiology

Author: John F Nunn
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 1483192148
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Applied Respiratory Physiology: With Special Reference to Anaesthesia is designed to bridge the gap between pure respiratory physiology and the treatment of patients. Chapters discuss topics on the physical and structural features of gas exchange in the respiratory system; mechanisms of pulmonary ventilation; distribution of the pulmonary blood flow; and gas diffusion, carbon dioxide, and oxygen. Physiologists, anesthesiologists, and physicians will find the book invaluable.

Pulmonary Physiology Eighth Edition

Author: Michael Levitzky
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071793143
Format: PDF
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The best review of pulmonary physiology for the USMLE Step 1 For more than three decades, Pulmonary Physiology has provided medical students and residents with a solid background in the areas of pulmonary physiology essential for a thorough understanding of clinical medicine. Pulmonary Physiology, 8e teaches you how and why the human respiratory system works--in a style and presentation that makes it easy to absorb and integrate with your knowledge of other body systems. Features: Every chapter includes learning objectives, summaries of key concepts, study questions, clinical examples, illustrations of essential concepts, and suggested readings Provides detailed explanations of physiologic mechanisms and demonstrates how they apply to pathologic states Helps you to understand the basic concepts of pulmonary physiology well enough to apply them with confidence to future patients Delivers concise yet in-depth coverage of every important topic, including: Function and Structure of the Respiratory System Mechanics of Breathing Alveolar Ventilation Blood Flow to the Lungs Ventilation-Perfusion Relationships Diffusion of Gases and Interpretation of Pulmonary Function Tests Transport of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide in the Blood Acid-Base Balance Control of Breathing Nonrespiratory Functions of the Lung The Respiratory System Under Stress, including exercise, altitude, diving, and sleep

West s Respiratory Physiology

Author: John B. West
Publisher: LWW
ISBN: 9781496310118
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Just as medical, nursing, and allied health students have done for more than 40 years, you can depend on Dr. West,,s classic text for learning respiratory physiology quickly, easily, and with "no fluff." The 10th Edition of West,,s Respiratory Physiology: The Essentials retains its outstanding qualities while also looking to the future of the field with the addition of Dr. Andrew Luks as co-author. Now updated and expanded to include clinical vignettes in each chapter, it also features new critical-thinking multiple-choice questions, videos based on the material in the book, and new information on key topics in respiratory physiology. In addition to its well-deserved reputation as the preferred text for students, this must-have resource is also ideal for residents and fellows in pulmonary medicine, anesthesiology, and internal medicine as an excellent review for exams and certifications. Multimedia resources are available online to enhance learning. - New! Co-author Dr. Andrew Luks joins world-renowned author Dr. John B. West to continue the tradition of excellence and readability that students find so beneficial. - New! Clinical vignettes in each chapter emphasize how the physiology described in that chapter can be used in a clinical situation. - New! Multiple-choice questions require you to use reasoning and critical thinking abilities rather than strictly factual recall. - Fourteen 50-minute lectures closely based on the material in the book are available online, with links provided. - New information is included on blood flow and metabolism, gas transport by the blood, and the physiology of high altitude. - Answers to questions are covered thoroughly, including new questions on the clinical vignettes. - Animations available online expand on and clarify challenging sections of the text. - Helpful features include an appendix of important equations, chapter-opening learning objectives and introductory material, Key Concepts summaries at the end of each chapter, and online resources such as a question bank, videos, and more.