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Pulmonary physiology

Author: Michael G Levitzky
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill Education, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Ninth 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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael G Levitzky
ISBN: 9781260019339 1260019330
OCLC Number: 1028579830
Notes: "A Lange medical book."
Description: viii, 312 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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 --
Transport of oxygen & carbon dioxide in the blood --
Acid-base balance --
Control of breathing --
Nonrespiratory functions of the lung --
The respiratory system under stress --
Clinical problem answers --
Appendix --
Index.
Responsibility: Michael G. Levitzky.

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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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