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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. -- NEWIncludes new animations online--8 in total--via thePoint to illustrate particularly challenging concepts -- NEWPresents 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 the Image Bank for faculty and animations and full text for students
Table of Contents
Preface Chapter 1 Structure and Function—How the Architecture of the Lung Subserves its Function Chapter 2 Ventilation—How Gas Gets to the Alveoli Chapter 3 Diffusion—How Gas Gets Across the Blood-Gas Barrier Chapter 4 Blood Flow and Metabolism—How the Pulmonary Circulation Removes Gas from the Lung and Alters Some Metabolites Chapter 5 Ventilation-Perfusion Relationships—How Matching of Gas and Blood Determines Gas Exchange Chapter 6 Gas Transport by the Blood—How Gases are Moved to the Peripheral Tissues Chapter 7 Mechanics of Breathing—How the Lung Is Supported and Moved Chapter 8 Control of Ventilation—How Gas Exchange Is Regulated Chapter 9 Respiratory System Under Stress—How Gas Exchange Is Accomplished During Exercise, at Low and High Pressures, and at Birth Chapter 10 Tests of Pulmonary Function—How Respiratory Physiology is Applied to Measure Lung Function Appendix A Symbols, Units, and Equations Appendix B Answers Figure Credits Index