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Author Beachey, Will.
Title Respiratory care anatomy and physiology : foundations for clinical practice / Will Beachey.
Published St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier, c2013.
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 Floor4  QP121 .B355 2013    IN LIBRARY
Edition 3rd ed.
Description xix, 460 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The airways and alveoli -- The lungs and chest wall -- Mechanics of ventilation -- Ventilation -- Pulmonary function measurements -- Pulmonary blood flow -- Gas diffusion -- Oxygen equilibrium and transport -- Carbon dioxide equilibrium and transport -- Acid-base regulation -- Control of ventilation -- Ventilation-perfusion relationships -- Clinical assessment of acid-base and oxygenation status -- Physiological basis for oxygenation and lung protection strategies -- Physiology of sleep-disordered breathing -- Fetal and newborn cardiopulmonary physiology -- Functional anatomy of the cardiovascular system -- Cardiac electrophysiology -- The electrocardiogram and cardiac arrhythmias in adults -- Control of cardiac output and hemodynamic measurements -- Filtration, urine formation, and fluid regulation -- Electrolyte and acid-base -- Cardiopulmonary response to exercise in health and disease -- Effects of aging on the cardiopulmonary system.
Subject Respiratory organs -- Physiology.
Cardiovascular system -- Physiology.
Respiratory therapy.
ISBN 9780323078665 paperback alkaline paper
0323078664 paperback alkaline paper
OCLC number 808684873