Respiratory Care Anatomy And Physiology: Foundations For Clinical Practice

Paperback | October 22, 2012

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Perfect for both practicing therapists and students in respiratory therapy and associated professions, this well-organized text offers the most clinically relevant and up-to-date information on respiratory applied anatomy and physiology. Content spans the areas of basic anatomy and physiology of the pulmonary, cardiovascular, and renal systems, and details the physiological principles underlying common therapeutic, diagnostic, and monitoring therapies and procedures. Using a clear and easy-to-understand format, this text helps you take a more clinical perspective and learn to think more critically about the subject matter.

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Perfect for both practicing therapists and students in respiratory therapy and associated professions, this well-organized text offers the most clinically relevant and up-to-date information on respiratory applied anatomy and physiology. Content spans the areas of basic anatomy and physiology of the pulmonary, cardiovascular, and renal...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 10.88 × 8.5 × 0.68 inPublished:October 22, 2012Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323078664

ISBN - 13:9780323078665

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Table of Contents

SECTION I: THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

1. The Airways and Alveoli

2. The Lungs and Chest Wall

3. Mechanics of Ventilation

4. Ventilation

5. Pulmonary Function Measurements

6. Pulmonary Blood Flow

7. Gas Diffusion

8. Oxygen Equilibrium and Transport

9. Carbon Dioxide Equilibrium and Transport

10. Acid-Base Regulation

11. Control of Ventilation

12. Ventilation-Perfusion Relationships

13. Clinical Assessment of Acid-Base and Oxygenation Status

14. Physiological Basis for Advanced Oxygenation and Lung Protective Strategies

15. Physiological Basis for Treating Sleep-Disordered BreathingNEW!

16. Fetal and Newborn Cardiopulmonary Physiology

SECTION II: THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

17. Functional Anatomy of the Cardiovascular System

18. Cardiac Electrophysiology

19. The Electrocardiogram and Cardiac Arrythmias

20. Control of Cardiac Output and Hemodynamics

SECTION III: THE RENAL SYSTEM

21. Filtration, Urine Formation, and Fluid Regulation

22. Electrolyte and Acid-Base Regulation

SECTION IV: INTEGRATED RESPONSES IN EXERCISE AND AGING

23. Cardiopulmonary Response to Exercise in Health, Disease

24. Effects of Aging on the Cardiopulmonary System

APPENDICES

I. Symbols and Abbreviations Used in Cardiopulmonary Physiology

II. Units of Measurement

III. Equation Derivations

IV. Dubois Body Surface Area Chart