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Nunn's applied respiratory physiology.
Veterinary Medicine Library Call Number
  Stacks QP121 .N75 2005 (Browse Shelf) Available
Other Titles
  • Applied respiratory physiology
Other Authors
  • ISBN: 9780750687911
  • ISBN: 0750687916
  • OCLC Number: 60320403
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents

The atmosphere -- Functional anatomy of the respiratory tract -- Elastic forces and lung volumes -- Respiratory system resistance -- Control of breathing -- Pulmonary ventilation -- The pulmonary circulation -- Distribution of pulmonary ventilation and perfusion -- Diffusion of respiratory gases -- Carbon dioxide -- Oxygen -- Non-respiratory functions of the lung -- The history of respiratory physiology -- Pregnancy, neonates and children -- Exercise -- Sleep -- High altitude and flying -- High pressure and diving -- Respiration in closed environments and space -- Drowning -- Smoking and air pollution -- Anaesthesia -- Changes in the carbon dioxide tension -- Hypoxia -- Anaemia -- Hyperoxia and oxygen toxicity -- Ventilatory failure -- Airways disease -- Pulmonary vascular disease -- Parenchymal lung disease -- Acute lung injury -- Respiratory support and artificial ventilation -- Lung transplantation.