Pulmonary Physiology Eighth Edition

Pulmonary Physiology  Eighth Edition Author Michael Levitzky
ISBN-10 9780071793148
Year 2013-03-22
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher McGraw Hill Professional
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The best review of pulmonary physiology for the USMLE Step 1 For more than three decades, Pulmonary Physiology has provided medical students and residents with a solid background in the areas of pulmonary physiology essential for a thorough understanding of clinical medicine. Pulmonary Physiology, 8e 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. Features: Every chapter includes learning objectives, summaries of key concepts, study questions, clinical examples, illustrations of essential concepts, and suggested readings Provides detailed explanations of physiologic mechanisms and demonstrates how they apply to pathologic states Helps you to understand the basic concepts of pulmonary physiology well enough to apply them with confidence to future patients Delivers concise yet in-depth coverage of every important topic, including: Function and Structure of the Respiratory System Mechanics of Breathing Alveolar Ventilation Blood Flow to the Lungs Ventilation-Perfusion Relationships Diffusion of Gases and Interpretation of Pulmonary Function Tests Transport of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide in the Blood Acid-Base Balance Control of Breathing Nonrespiratory Functions of the Lung The Respiratory System Under Stress, including exercise, altitude, diving, and sleep

Respiratory Physiology

Respiratory Physiology Author John Burnard West
ISBN-10 9781609136406
Year 2012
Pages 200
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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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. --NEW Presents 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 question bank, animations, and full text for students --Includes animations online--8 in total--via thePoint to illustrate particularly challenging concepts

Nunn s Applied Respiratory Physiology

Nunn s Applied Respiratory Physiology Author Andrew B. Lumb
ISBN-10 9780702062957
Year 2016-06-03
Pages 568
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Nunn’s Applied Respiratory Physiology, Eighth Edition, is your concise, one-stop guide to all aspects of respiratory physiology in health, disease, and in the many physiologically challenging situations and environments into which humans take themselves – with coverage from basic science to clinical applications. This most comprehensive single volume on respiratory physiology will be invaluable to those in training or preparing for examinations in anaesthesia, intensive care, respiratory medicine or thoracic surgery – as well as an essential quick reference for the range of practitioners requiring ready access to current knowledge in this field. Now fully revised and updated, this eighth edition includes a new full-colour format to improve clarity and understanding – and it also comes with access to the complete, downloadable eBook version for the first time. This incorporates bonus chapters, handy topic summaries and new, interactive, self-assessment material. The result is a more flexible, engaging and complete resource than ever before. Enhancements to this edition include: New full colour format - enhances the 250+ diagrams and allows a much clearer portrayal of physiological concepts New figures reflect modern functional imaging techniques - which are now able to generate detailed pictures of lung ventilation and perfusion in humans A new section on the aims, effects and physiological basis of respiratory physiotherapy - to help both physiotherapists and doctors better understand this common intervention for treating patients’ respiratory disease Additional information on the significant impact of obesity on respiratory physiology in both health and disease New sections on comparative respiratory physiology and respiratory physiology in veterinary practice - understanding respiration in less complex animals and the place of human respiration within the animal kingdom will be of interest to students/practitioners in biology, zoology or veterinary medicine, as well as enlightening in other contexts Bonus eBook access – (printed book) includes access to the complete, fully searchable electronic text, via Expert Consult – incoporating extra chapters, handy chapter summaries and new self-assessment material to aid exam preparation Key features include: The three-part structure of pure physiology (basic principles), applied physiology and physiology of respiratory disease is retained Use of clear, simple diagrams to illustrate the material. Duplication of US and rest-of-the-world units References to recent research material to allow readers to explore topics in more depth

Pulmonary Pathophysiology

Pulmonary Pathophysiology Author John B. West
ISBN-10 9781451107135
Year 2011-11-30
Pages 183
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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This companion monograph to West's Respiratory Physiology covers normal respiratory function and focuses on the function of the diseased lung. Pulmonary Pathophysiology: The Essentials offers a concise overview of the diseased states of the lung, emphasizing structure and function. The Eighth Edition is updated to include new information on asthma therapies, new radiographs and micrographs, extended sections on infections and cancer, more thorough explanations for review questions, and a new summary appendix of equations with sample calculations.

Pulmonary Physiology and Pathophysiology

Pulmonary Physiology and Pathophysiology Author John Burnard West
ISBN-10 0781767016
Year 2007-01-01
Pages 150
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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The Second Edition of Pulmonary Physiology and Pathophysiology presents normal and abnormal pulmonary function in the same case-based format that has made the first edition a favorite among students. Each chapter begins with a clinical case study of diseases typically seen by practitioners. The cases are followed by a discussion and breakdown of the physiology, pathophysiology, anatomy, pharmacology, and pathology for each disease, and a question-and-answer section. This edition has an infectious diseases chapter, updates on asthma pathogenesis and bronchodilators, and user-friendly features such as chapter openers, chapter outlines, "key points" summary boxes, and board-formatted questions and answers.

Exercise Physiology

Exercise Physiology Author William D. McArdle
ISBN-10 9780781797818
Year 2010
Pages 1038
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Thoroughly updated with all the most recent findings, this Seventh Edition guides you to the latest understanding of nutrition, energy transfer, and exercise training and their relationship to human performance. This new edition continues to provide excellent coverage of exercise physiology, uniting the topics of energy expenditure and capacity, molecular biology, physical conditioning, sports nutrition, body composition, weight control, and more. The updated full-color art program adds visual appeal and improves understanding of key topics. A companion website includes over 30 animations of key exercise physiology concepts; the full text online; a quiz bank; references; appendices; information about microscope technologies; a timeline of notable events in genetics; a list of Nobel Prizes in research related to cell and molecular biology; the scientific contributions of thirteen outstanding female scientists; an image bank; a Brownstone test generator; PowerPoint(R) lecture outlines; and image-only PowerPoint(R) slides.

Gastrointestinal Physiology 2 E

Gastrointestinal Physiology 2 E Author Kim Barrett
ISBN-10 9780071774024
Year 2013-09-13
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher McGraw Hill Professional
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Gain a complete understanding of the functioning of the gastrointestinal system with this concise, engagingly written text Gastrointestinal Physiology explains the operation and performance of one of the body's most crucial systems. Using clear, compelling language, the book's presentation makes it easy to absorb the content and integrate it as you learn the physiology of other bodily systems. Written to help you understand essential concepts rather than merely memorize facts, this unique text examines many medically relevant facets of this important body system, including anatomy, pathophysiology, and therapeutics, in concert with physiological information. FEATURES: Provides a thorough review of core concepts and highlights clinical application Covers the physiologic principles needed to understand and treat patients with digestive and liver diseases Includes clinical examples that link basic science with the practice of medicine Incorporates new information on emerging topics such as the communication between the intestine and central nervous system that controls food intake, the myriad roles newly ascribed to the intestinal microbiota, contemporary approaches to therapy for a number of GI maladies, and the role of the gut in obesity Enhanced by valuable learning aids such as study questions, learning objectives, key concepts, numerous illustrations and charts, and recommended readings

Cardiovascular Physiology Seventh Edition

Cardiovascular Physiology  Seventh Edition Author David E. Mohrman
ISBN-10 9780071766524
Year 2010-08-06
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher McGraw Hill Professional
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The study guide that helps you to truly understand rather than merely memorize the essential principles of cardiovascular medicine The goal of this unique review is to give you a working understanding of the key concepts of cardiovascular physiology. Concise but thorough, Cardiovascular Physiology focuses on the facts you need to get a solid big picture overview of how the cardiovascular system operates under normal and abnormal situations. There is no faster or more effective way to learn how the key principles of cardiovascular function apply to common physiological and pathological challenges than this engagingly-written guide. Features: Clarifies the details of physiologic mechanisms and their role in pathologic states Links cardiovascular physiology to diagnosis and treatment Summarizes key concepts at the end of each chapter Highlights must-know information with chapter objectives Provides the perfect quick review for the USMLE Step 1 Reinforces learning with study questions at the end of each chapter Keeps you up to date on the latest research and developments in this ever-changing field The content you need to gain a thorough understanding of this essential subject: Overview of the Cardiovascular System, Characteristics of Cardiac Muscle Cells, The Heart Pump, Measurement of Cardiac Function, Cardiac Abnormalities, The Peripheral Vascular System, Vascular Control, Central Venous Pressure: An Indicator of Circulatory Hemodynamics, Regulation of Arterial Pressure, Cardiovascular Response to Physiological Stresses, Cardiovascular Function in Pathological Situations.

Vanders Renal Physiology Eighth Edition

Vanders Renal Physiology  Eighth Edition Author Douglas Eaton
ISBN-10 0071797483
Year 2013-02-20
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Mcgraw-hill
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The best review of renal physiology available for USMLE Step 1--completely updated with the latest research Written in a clear, concise, logical style, this trusted text reviews the fundamental principles of the structure, function and pathologies of the human kidney that are essential for an understanding of clinical medicine. Combining the latest research with a fully integrated teaching approach, the eighth edition of Vander's Renal Physiology features revised sections that explain how the kidneys affect other body systems and how they in turn are affected by these systems. Each chapter is filled with the tools you need to truly learn key concepts rather than merely memorize facts. Features: Begins with the basics and works up to advanced principles Focuses on the logic of renal processes Includes the most current research on the molecular and genetic principles underlying renal physiology Explains the relationship between blood pressure and renal function Presents the normal functions of the kidney with clinical correlations to disease states Includes study questions with an answer key at the end of each chapter Features learning aids such as flow charts, diagrams, key concept clinical examples, boxed statements to emphasize major points, learning objectives, and review questions with answers and explanations

Smith s Anesthesia for Infants and Children

Smith s Anesthesia for Infants and Children Author Peter J. Davis
ISBN-10 9780323081696
Year 2010-12-09
Pages 1376
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Smith’s Anesthesia for Infants and Children, 8th Edition, edited by Drs. Peter J. Davis, Franklyn P. Cladis, and Etsuro K. Motoyama, delivers all the state-of-the-art guidance you need to provide optimal perioperative care for any type of pediatric surgery. Now in full color throughout, it also features online access to an image and video library, including ultrasound-guided pediatric regional blocks, review-style questions, plus the complete fully-searchable text at expertconsult.com. Get expert guidance from leading experts covering both basic science and clinical practice for every aspect of pediatric anesthesia. Incorporate the latest clinical guidelines and innovations in your practice. Find key facts fast with quick-reference appendices: drug dosages, growth curves, normal values for pulmonary function tests, and a listing of common and uncommon syndromes. Access the complete contents and illustrations online at expertconsult.com – fully searchable! Watch online video demonstrations of ultrasound-guided and conventional pediatric regional blocks, airway management, cardiac anesthesia, single-lung ventilation, neonatal surgery, and fetal surgery. Gain new insight into today’s hottest topics, including sleep-disordered breathing, cuffed endotracheal tubes, premedication, emergence agitation, postoperative vomiting, and new airway devices. Stay current with new chapters on ICU management, conjoined twins, and basic neonatal physiology, plus new coverage of pharmacology and monitoring techniques. Get outstanding visual guidance with full-color illustrations throughout the book.

Lung Mechanics

Lung Mechanics Author Jason H. T. Bates
ISBN-10 9780521509602
Year 2009-07-30
Pages 220
Language en
Publisher Cambridge University Press
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A modern quantitative study of lung mechanics, relating mathematical modeling and engineering principles to lung function, structure, mechanics, and disease.

Physiology

Physiology Author Linda S. Costanzo
ISBN-10 9781437722246
Year 2009-12-04
Pages 512
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Physiology is a comprehensive presentation of core physiologic concepts with a focus on mechanisms. Renowned physiology instructor Linda S. Costanzo covers important concepts in the field, both at the organ system and cellular levels. Easy to read and user-friendly, the revised fourth edition stresses essential and relevant content with absolute clarity and includes concise step-by-step explanations complemented by numerous tables and abundant illustrations. It provides information on the underlying principles of cellular physiology, the autonomic nervous system, and neurophysiology, as well as the cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, acid-base, gastrointestinal, endocrine, and reproductive organ systems. This book is ideal as both a textbook and as a review guide for the boards. Provides step-by-step explanations and easy-to-follow diagrams clearly depicting physiologic principles. Integrates equations and sample problems throughout the text. Presents chapter summaries for quick overviews of important points. Contains boxed Clinical Physiology Cases to provide you with more clinical examples and a more thorough understanding of application. Provides questions at the end of each chapter for an extensive review of the material and to reinforce your understanding and retention. Offers a full-color design and all full-color illustrations throughout. Features increased coverage of pathophysiology in the neurophysiology, gastrointestinal, renal, acid-base, and endocrine chapters to emphasize this important component of the USMLE exam. Incorporates further practice in solving physiology equations through the inclusion of additional problem-solving questions throughout the text.

West s Respiratory Physiology

West s Respiratory Physiology Author John B. West
ISBN-10 149631011X
Year 2015-10-25
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher LWW
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Just as medical, nursing, and allied health students have done for more than 40 years, you can depend on Dr. West,,s classic text for learning respiratory physiology quickly, easily, and with "no fluff." The 10th Edition of West,,s Respiratory Physiology: The Essentials retains its outstanding qualities while also looking to the future of the field with the addition of Dr. Andrew Luks as co-author. Now updated and expanded to include clinical vignettes in each chapter, it also features new critical-thinking multiple-choice questions, videos based on the material in the book, and new information on key topics in respiratory physiology. In addition to its well-deserved reputation as the preferred text for students, this must-have resource is also ideal for residents and fellows in pulmonary medicine, anesthesiology, and internal medicine as an excellent review for exams and certifications. Multimedia resources are available online to enhance learning. - New! Co-author Dr. Andrew Luks joins world-renowned author Dr. John B. West to continue the tradition of excellence and readability that students find so beneficial. - New! Clinical vignettes in each chapter emphasize how the physiology described in that chapter can be used in a clinical situation. - New! Multiple-choice questions require you to use reasoning and critical thinking abilities rather than strictly factual recall. - Fourteen 50-minute lectures closely based on the material in the book are available online, with links provided. - New information is included on blood flow and metabolism, gas transport by the blood, and the physiology of high altitude. - Answers to questions are covered thoroughly, including new questions on the clinical vignettes. - Animations available online expand on and clarify challenging sections of the text. - Helpful features include an appendix of important equations, chapter-opening learning objectives and introductory material, Key Concepts summaries at the end of each chapter, and online resources such as a question bank, videos, and more.

Mosby s Respiratory Care Equipment

Mosby s Respiratory Care Equipment Author J M Cairo
ISBN-10 9780323096218
Year 2013-07-29
Pages 657
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Stay ahead of the curve with this clinically relevant equipment text, now updated with the latest equipment and most in-depth information. It contains a thorough and systematic coverage of equipment used by respiratory therapists in all areas of practice including neonates and pediatrics, cardiovascular diagnostics, and the growing field of sleep medicine. Chapters combine theory with the latest advances in new devices and techniques, computer-assisted technologies, pharmacological agents, and clinical practice guidelines. This text explains the mechanics of the equipment while maintaining a focus on the clinical applications. Instead of just reading a technical description of ventilators the text shows how to select modes, set parameters, monitor the equipment, and respond to alarms. This how to approach prepares students to work with the entire spectrum of equipment.

Kendig and Chernick s Disorders of the Respiratory Tract in Children

Kendig and Chernick s Disorders of the Respiratory Tract in Children Author Robert W. Wilmott
ISBN-10 9781455740505
Year 2012-02-25
Pages 1168
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Kendig, Chernick’s Disorders of the Respiratory Tract in Children is the definitive medical reference book to help you confront critical challenges using the latest knowledge and techniques. You’ll get the state-of-the-art answers you need to offer the best care to young patients. Tackle the toughest challenges and improve patient outcomes with coverage of all the common and rare respiratory problems found in newborns and children worldwide. Get a solid foundation of knowledge to better understand and treat your patients through coverage of the latest basic science and its relevance to clinical problems. Get comprehensive, authoritative coverage on today’s hot topics, such as interstitial lung disease, respiratory disorders in the newborn, congenital lung disease, swine flu, genetic testing for disease and the human genome, inflammatory cytokines in the lung, new radiologic techniques, diagnostic imaging of the respiratory tract, and pulmonary function tests. Learn from the experts with contributions from 100 world authorities in the fields of pediatrics, pulmonology, neurology, microbiology, cardiology, physiology, diagnostic imaging, anesthesiology, otolaryngology, allergy, and surgery.