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This is the 8th edition with a publication date of 1/3/2008.
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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. "Doody's Core Titles 2009."
Table of Contents
|Structure and Function-How the Architecture of the Lung Subserves its Function||p. 1|
|Ventilation-How Gas Gets to the Alveoli||p. 13|
|Diffusion-How Gas Gets Across the Blood-Gas Barrier||p. 25|
|Blood Flow and Metabolism-How the Pulmonary Circulation Removes Gas from the Lung and Alters Some Metabolites||p. 35|
|Ventilation-Perfusion Relationships-How Matching of Gas and Blood Determines Gas Exchange||p. 55|
|Gas Transport by the Blood-How Gases are Moved to the Peripheral Tissues||p. 75|
|Mechanics of Breathing-How the Lung Is Supported and Moved||p. 95|
|Control of Ventilation-How Gas Exchange Is Regulated||p. 123|
|Respiratory System Under Stress-How Gas Exchange Is Accomplished During Exercise, at Low and High Pressures, and at Birth||p. 139|
|Tests of Pulmonary Function-How Respiratory Physiology is Applied to Measure Lung Function||p. 157|
|Symbols, Units, and Equations||p. 171|
|Figure Credits||p. 179|
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