West's Pulmonary Pathophysiology: The Essentials

West's Pulmonary Pathophysiology: The Essentials


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West's Pulmonary Pathophysiology: The Essentials, 10th Edition is your key to understanding, diagnosing, and treating diseases affecting the respiratory system. This best-selling companion to West's Respiratory Physiology, 11th Edition presents vital information in a concise, straightforward manner that's easy to understand-giving you the knowledge and confidence to succeed in today's changing healthcare environment. Master the most current clinical perspectives on COPD, asthma, restrictive lung disease, pulmonary hypertension, and other critical respiratory diseases. See how pathophysiology applies to clinical practice with clinical vignettes in every chapter, followed by multiple-choice questions and answers to test your comprehension. Visualize concepts with the aid of new radiographs, CT images, and color photomicrographs. Study with ease through abundant chapter outlines, Key Concepts boxes, bulleted review sections, and other helpful summaries. Confidently prepare for exams with 75 USMLE-Style multiple-choice review questions, accompanied by answers and explanations

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781975152819
Publisher: LWW
Publication date: 06/02/2021
Edition description: Tenth
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 1,032,144
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface v

Part 1 Lung Function Tests and What They Mean

Chapter 1 Ventilation 3

Chapter 2 Gas Exchange 22

Chapter 3 Other Tests 48

Part 2 Function of the Diseased Lung

Chapter 4 Obstructive Diseases 69

Chapter 5 Restrictive Diseases 107

Chapter 6 Pulmonary Vascular Diseases 135

Chapter 7 Environmental, Occupational, Neoplastic, and Infectious Diseases 164

Part 3 Function of the Failing Lung

Chapter 8 Respiratory Failure 193

Chapter 9 Oxygen Therapy 213

Chapter 10 Mechanical Ventilation 231

Appendix A Symbols, Units, and Normal Values 249

Appendix B Further Reading 252

Appendix C Answers to the End-of-Chapter Questions 253

Appendix D Answers to Questions in Clinical Vignettes 274

Index 281

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