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Pulmonary physiology

Author: Michael G Levitzky
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill Medical, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Eighth editionView all editions and formats
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For more than three decades, Michael Levitzky has provided medical students and residents with a solid background in the areas of pulmonary physiology essential for a thorough understanding of clinical medicine. This 8th 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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Levitzky, Michael G.
Pulmonary physiology.
New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2013
(DLC) 2012051273
(OCoLC)823139849
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael G Levitzky
ISBN: 9780071793148 0071793143
ISSN:1540-7764
OCLC Number: 854472553
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 306 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Function & structure of the respiratory system --
Mechanics of breathing --
Alveolar ventilation --
Blood flow to the lung --
Ventilation-perfusion relationships --
Diffusion of gases and interpretation of pulmonary function tests--
The transport of oxygen & carbon dioxide in the blood --
Acid-base balance --
The control of breathing --
Nonrespiratory functions of the lung --
The respiratory system under stress --
Appendix --
Common abbreviations.
Responsibility: Michael G. Levitzky.

Abstract:

For more than three decades, Michael Levitzky has provided medical students and residents with a solid background in the areas of pulmonary physiology essential for a thorough understanding of clinical medicine. This 8th 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.
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