Pulmonary pathophysiology : the essentials / John B. West

By: West, John B
Contributor(s): West, John B
Publisher: Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2008Edition: 7th edDescription: vii, 199 p. : ill. ; 23 cmContent type: rdacontent Media type: rdamedia Carrier type: rdacarrierISBN: 9780781764148; 0781764149Subject(s): Lungs -- Pathophysiology | Pulmonary function tests | Lung Diseases -- physiopathology | Lung -- pathology | Respiratory Function TestsLOC classification: RC 711 | .W469 2008Online resources: Click here to access online | Click here to access online
Contents:
Ventilation -- Gas exchange -- Other tests -- Obstructive diseases -- Restrictive diseases -- Vascular diseases -- Environmental and other diseases -- Respiratory failure -- Oxygen therapy -- Mechanical ventilation
Summary: "A companion monograph to West's Respiratory Physiology, which examines normal respiratory function, Pulmonary Pathophysiology focuses on the function of the diseased lung. The text offers a clear, concise overview of the most essential information regarding disease states of the lung, emphasizing structure and function. A question and answer section is included. This Seventh Edition offers more coverage of lung cancer and infectious diseases affecting the lungs, and has more tables to aid in rapid review. All questions now conform to current USMLE format, and answers include rationales for all answer choices. The fully searchable text is available online on thePoint."
List(s) this item appears in: COM - Respiratory Medicine (Pulmonology)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Ventilation -- Gas exchange -- Other tests -- Obstructive diseases -- Restrictive diseases -- Vascular diseases -- Environmental and other diseases -- Respiratory failure -- Oxygen therapy -- Mechanical ventilation

"A companion monograph to West's Respiratory Physiology, which examines normal respiratory function, Pulmonary Pathophysiology focuses on the function of the diseased lung. The text offers a clear, concise overview of the most essential information regarding disease states of the lung, emphasizing structure and function. A question and answer section is included. This Seventh Edition offers more coverage of lung cancer and infectious diseases affecting the lungs, and has more tables to aid in rapid review. All questions now conform to current USMLE format, and answers include rationales for all answer choices. The fully searchable text is available online on thePoint."

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