Cardiopulmonary Anatomy & Physiology

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-08-07
  • Publisher: CENGAGE Delmar Learning
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This innovative, best-selling book provides the most complete and accurate information about the structure and function of the respiratory system. The relevance to respiratory care practice clearly sets this resource apart, with clinical scenarios to challenge your application of principles and formulas as well as numerous illustrations of common pathological conditions such as cystic fibrosis, chronic bronchitis, and asthma.

Table of Contents

The Cardiopulmonary System
The Anatomy and Physiology of the Respiratory System
The Diffusion of Pulmonary Gases
Pulmonary Function Measurements
The Anatomy and Physiology of the Circulatory System
Oxygen Transport
Carbon Dioxide Transport and Acid-Base Balance
Ventilation-Perfusion Relationships
Control of Ventilation
Fetal Development and the Cardiopulmonary System
Aging and The Cardiopulmonary System
Advanced cardiopulmonary essentials
Electrophysiology of the Heart and Its Application to Electrocardiography (ECG)
ECG Recording, Wave Forms, and Measurements
Common Cardiac Arrhythmias
Hemodynamic Monitoring
Renal Failure and Its Effects on the Cardiopulmonary System
The Cardiopulmonary System During Unusual Environmental Conditions
Sleep Physiology and its relation to the Cardiopulmonary System Exercise and Its Effects on the Cardiopulmonary System
High Altitude and Its Effects on the Cardiopulmonary System
High-Pressure Environmentals and Their Effects on the Cardiopulmonary System
Symbols and Abbreviations Commonly Used in Respiratory Physiology
Units of Measurement
Poiseuille's Law
Dubois Body Surface Chart
Cardiopulmonary Profile
PCO2/HCO3-/pH Nomogram
Answers to Self-Assessment Questions
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