West's Pulmonary Pathophysiology. The Essentials 9th Ed.

39,90 €
Andrew M. Luks, John B. West
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Fecha Publicacion
20 feb. 2017
West’s Pulmonary Pathophysiology: The Essentials offers accessible explanations of disease processes that affect the respiratory system. This best-selling companion to West’s Respiratory Physiology, Tenth Edition, has served generations of students. Dr. John B. West, together with new co-author Dr. Andrew M. Luks, presents the vital knowledge you need in a concise, straightforward manner that’s easy to understand. ◾Learn the very latest on COPD, asthma, restrictive lung disease, pulmonary hypertension, and much more. ◾See how pathophysiology applies to clinical practice with clinical vignettes in every chapter, followed by multiple-choice questions and answers to test your comprehension. ◾Visualize concepts vividly with the aid of new radiographs, CT images, and color photomicrographs. ◾Study with ease through abundant chapter outlines, Key Concepts boxes, bulleted review sections, and other helpful summaries. ◾Prepare for exams with 75 multiple-choice review questions, accompanied by answers and explanations, inside the book as well as in an Interactive Question Bank online. John B West M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Physiology School of Medicine University of California, San Diego La Jolla, CA Andrew M Luks M.D. Associate Professor Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Harborview Medical Center Seattle, WA Contents Reviewers Preface PART ONE: LUNG FUNCTION TESTS AND WHAT THEY MEAN Chapter One: Ventilation Chapter Two: Gas Exchange Chapter Three: Other Tests PART TWO: FUNCTIONS OF THE DISEASED LUNG Chaper Four: Obstructive Diseases Chapter Five: Restrictive Diseases Chapter Six: Vascular Diseases Chapter Seven: Environmental, Neoplastic, and Infectious Diseases PART THREE: FUNCTION OF THE FAILING LUNG Chapter Eight: Respiratory Failure Chapter Nine: Oxygen Therapy Chapter Ten: Mechanical Ventilation Appendix A: Symbols, Units, and Normal Values Appendix B: Further Reading Appendix C: Answers to Chapter Questions Appendix D: Answers to Questions in Clinical Vignettes Index
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