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Author West, John B. (John Burnard), author.
Uniform Title Respiratory physiology
Title West's respiratory physiology : the essentials / John B. West, Andrew M. Luks.
Imprint Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer, 2016
©2016
Edition Tenth edition.
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Phys. Description x, 238 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Note Preceded by Respiratory physiology : the essentials / John B. West. 9th ed. c2012.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Structure and function: how the architecture of the lung subserves its function -- Ventilation: how gas gets to the alveoli -- Diffusion: how gas gets across the blood-gas barrier -- Blood flow and metabolism: how the pulmonary circulation removes gas from the lung and alters some metabolites -- Ventilation-perfusion relationships: how matching of gas and blood determines gas exchange -- Gas transport by the blood: how gases are moved to and from the peripheral tissues -- Mechanics of breathing: how the lung is supported and moved -- Control of ventilation: how gas exchange is regulated -- Respiratory system under stress: how gas exchange is accomplished during exercise, at low and high pressures, and at birth -- Tests of pulmonary function: how respiratory physiology is applied to measure lung function -- Appendix A: symbols, units, and equations -- Appendix B: Answers -- Figure Credits.
Subject Respiratory Physiological Phenomena.
Other Number 2015017652
Alt Author Luks, Andrew, author.
Alt Title Respiratory physiology : the essentials
ISBN 9781496310118 (alk. paper)