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Nunn and Lumb's Applied Respiratory Physiology


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Foreword by Professor Peter Slinger, vi Preface, vii Part 1: Basic Principles 1. Functional Anatomy of the Respiratory Tract, 2 2. Elastic Forces and Lung Volumes, 14 3. Respiratory System Resistance, 27 4. Control of Breathing, 42 5. Pulmonary Ventilation, 59 6. The Pulmonary Circulation, 73 7. Distribution of Pulmonary Ventilation and Perfusion, 88 8. Diffusion of Respiratory Gases, 111 9. Carbon Dioxide, 122 10. Oxygen, 136 11. Nonrespiratory Functions of the Lung, 164 Part 2: Applied Physiology 12. Pregnancy, Neonates and Children, 175 13. Exercise, 183 14. Sleep, 191 15. Obesity, 199 16. High Altitude and Flying, 205 17. High Pressure and Diving, 218 18. Respiration in Closed Environments and Space, 225 19. Drowning, 233 20. Smoking and Air Pollution, 236 21. Anaesthesia, 244 22. Changes in the Carbon Dioxide Partial Pressure, 268 23. Hypoxia, 273 24. Anaemia, 279 25. Oxygen Toxicity and Hyperoxia, 285 26. Comparative Respiratory Physiology, 299 Part 3: Physiology of Pulmonary Disease 27. Ventilatory Failure, 316 28. Airways Disease, 324 29. Pulmonary Vascular Disease, 339 30. Diseases of the Lung Parenchyma and Pleura, 349 31. Acute Lung Injury, 365 32. Respiratory Support and Artificial Ventilation, 375 33. Pulmonary Surgery, 398 Appendix A Physical Quantities and Units of Measurement, 412 Appendix B The Gas Laws, 415 Appendix C Conversion Factors for Gas Volumes, 417 Appendix D Symbols and Abbreviations, 418 Appendix E Mathematical Functions Relevant to Respiratory Physiology, 419 Online Content 34. The Atmosphere 35. The History of Respiratory Physiology Test your Knowledge Access via Expert Consult - see inside front cover for instructions. Index, 42

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