Learn and understand essential concepts rather than just memorize facts
Concise, yet complete, Pulmonary Physiology 7e provides students with a solid background in the areas of pulmonary physiology essential for an understanding of clinical medicine. The figures, key concepts, tables, and appendices summarize the material in the book and provide an outstanding review for the USMLE Step 1.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Michael G. Levitzky, PhD, Professor of Physiology and Anesthesiology at Louisiana State University Medical Center.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1. Function and Structure of the Respiratory System
Chapter 2. Mechanics of Breathing
Chapter 3. Alveolar Ventilation
Chapter 4. Blood Flow to the Lung
Chapter 5. Ventilation-Perfusion Relationships
Chapter 6. Diffusion of Gases
Chapter 7. The Transport of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide in the Blood
Chapter 8. The Regulation of Acid-Base Status
Chapter 9. The Control of Breathing
Chapter 10. Nonrespiratory Functions of the Lung
Chapter 11. The Respiratory System Under Stress: Answers to Clinical Problems