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Respiratory care anatomy and physiology : foundations for clinical practice
Will Beachey.
Veterinary Medicine Library Call Number
  Stacks QP121 .B355 2013 (Browse Shelf) Received - In Process
  • ISBN: 9780323078665 (pbk : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0323078664 (pbk : alk. paper)
  • OCLC Number: 808684873
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of 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.