Respiratory Physiology: The Essentials

 John B. West, Andrej Andrašovský  

978-80-8152-221-5

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Author: John B. West
Translation:Andrej Andrašovský
Year of publication:2015
Edition:1st edition
Document type:Textbook
Publication language:Slovak
Number of pages:2012
Faculty:Faculty of Medicine

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West’s Respiratory Physiology: The Essentials is the gold standard text for learning respiratory physiology quickly and easily. This highly readable, must-have text serves as an introduction to students and a review for licensing and other exams. The Tenth Edition features the addition of Dr. Andrew M. Luks as co-author along with new clinical vignettes, additional multiple-choice review questions, and updated information on key topics in respiratory physiology, such as blood flow and metabolism, gas transport by the blood, and the physiology of high altitude.

  • New! Clinical vignettes with questions emphasize how the physiology described can be applied to clinical situations and reinforce reasoning and critical thinking.
  • More than 100 multiple-choice questions with full explanations provide self-testing of key concepts for comprehension and exam preparation.
  • Clinical boxes and Key Concepts summaries provide bullet-point reviews.
  • Appendices of important equations and answers to all questions are easily referenced.
  • Online resources include animations that expand on and clarify challenging topics, an interactivequestion bank, and lectures by Dr. West.

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