Respiratory Physiology

Respiratory Physiology Author John Burnard West
ISBN-10 9781609136406
Year 2012
Pages 200
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Widely considered the "gold standard" for the teaching and learning of respiratory physiology, this fully updated Ninth Edition includes key points for each chapter and multiple-choice review questions and answers with full explanations. Available online via thePoint, animations help to clarify particularly difficult concepts and provide a visual component for use during instruction or review. --NEW Presents rationales for all questions, as well as explanations for each answer choice --Provides 82 essential-to-know, multiple-choice review questions which appear at the end of each chapter --Features an Appendix of important equations --Supports learning through chapter-opening learning objectives and introductory material, as well as Key Concepts summaries at the end of each chapter --Includes online resources such as question bank, animations, and full text for students --Includes animations online--8 in total--via thePoint to illustrate particularly challenging concepts

Pulmonary Pathophysiology

Pulmonary Pathophysiology Author John B. West
ISBN-10 9781451107135
Year 2011-11-30
Pages 183
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This companion monograph to West's Respiratory Physiology covers normal respiratory function and focuses on the function of the diseased lung. Pulmonary Pathophysiology: The Essentials offers a concise overview of the diseased states of the lung, emphasizing structure and function. The Eighth Edition is updated to include new information on asthma therapies, new radiographs and micrographs, extended sections on infections and cancer, more thorough explanations for review questions, and a new summary appendix of equations with sample calculations.

West s Respiratory Physiology

West s Respiratory Physiology Author John B. West
ISBN-10 149631011X
Year 2015-10-25
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher LWW

Just as medical, nursing, and allied health students have done for more than 40 years, you can depend on Dr. West,,s classic text for learning respiratory physiology quickly, easily, and with "no fluff." The 10th Edition of West,,s Respiratory Physiology: The Essentials retains its outstanding qualities while also looking to the future of the field with the addition of Dr. Andrew Luks as co-author. Now updated and expanded to include clinical vignettes in each chapter, it also features new critical-thinking multiple-choice questions, videos based on the material in the book, and new information on key topics in respiratory physiology. In addition to its well-deserved reputation as the preferred text for students, this must-have resource is also ideal for residents and fellows in pulmonary medicine, anesthesiology, and internal medicine as an excellent review for exams and certifications. Multimedia resources are available online to enhance learning. - New! Co-author Dr. Andrew Luks joins world-renowned author Dr. John B. West to continue the tradition of excellence and readability that students find so beneficial. - New! Clinical vignettes in each chapter emphasize how the physiology described in that chapter can be used in a clinical situation. - New! Multiple-choice questions require you to use reasoning and critical thinking abilities rather than strictly factual recall. - Fourteen 50-minute lectures closely based on the material in the book are available online, with links provided. - New information is included on blood flow and metabolism, gas transport by the blood, and the physiology of high altitude. - Answers to questions are covered thoroughly, including new questions on the clinical vignettes. - Animations available online expand on and clarify challenging sections of the text. - Helpful features include an appendix of important equations, chapter-opening learning objectives and introductory material, Key Concepts summaries at the end of each chapter, and online resources such as a question bank, videos, and more.

Pulmonary Physiology and Pathophysiology

Pulmonary Physiology and Pathophysiology Author John Burnard West
ISBN-10 0781767016
Year 2007-01-01
Pages 150
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

The Second Edition of Pulmonary Physiology and Pathophysiology presents normal and abnormal pulmonary function in the same case-based format that has made the first edition a favorite among students. Each chapter begins with a clinical case study of diseases typically seen by practitioners. The cases are followed by a discussion and breakdown of the physiology, pathophysiology, anatomy, pharmacology, and pathology for each disease, and a question-and-answer section. This edition has an infectious diseases chapter, updates on asthma pathogenesis and bronchodilators, and user-friendly features such as chapter openers, chapter outlines, "key points" summary boxes, and board-formatted questions and answers.

P diatrische Pneumologie

P  diatrische Pneumologie Author Erika Mutius
ISBN-10 9783642348273
Year 2014-01-15
Pages 923
Language de
Publisher Springer-Verlag

Das Referenzwerk zur pädiatrischen Pneumologie wurde von einem neuen Herausgeberteam grundlegend überarbeitet. Spezialisten aus Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz haben bei diesem umfassenden Praxisbuch mitgewirkt, das sich an dem European Training Syllabus der European Academy of Paediatrics orientiert. Lückenlos präsentiert das Buch das fundierte Spezialwissen zu Atemwegserkrankungen bei Kindern und Jugendlichen von den respiratorischen Erkrankungen des Früh- und Neugeborenen bis hin zu Asthma, obstruktiven Atemwegserkrankungen, Pneumonie und seltenen Lungenerkrankungen. Der Bogen wird gespannt von den verständlich dargestellten Grundlagen des gesunden Respirationstraktes über die diagnostischen Techniken bis hin zu den Erkrankungen des Respirationstraktes, die nach einer einheitlichen Struktur ausführlich und praxisnah beschrieben sind. Spezielle Therapien wie Inhalationstherapie oder Heimbeatmung bilden einen weiteren Schwerpunkt des Buches. Das wichtige Thema der Interaktionen mit anderen Fachgebieten wurde neu ins Buch aufgenommen, darunter intensivmedizinische Aspekte, Difficult Airway Management oder kinderchirurgische Aspekte. Damit ist dieses Referenzwerk für alle Ärzte nützlich, die mit pädiatrischer Pneumologie in Berührung kommen. Zum Lesen, Lernen und Nachschlagen.


Trauma Author William C. Wilson
ISBN-10 1420016849
Year 2007-02-05
Pages 1384
Language en
Publisher CRC Press

Compiled by internationally recognized experts in trauma critical care,this sourcediscusses the entire gamut of critical care management of the trauma patient and covers several common complications and conditions treated in surgical intensive care units that are not specifically related to trauma. Utilizing evidence-based guidelines where they exist, this all-encompassing source expertly analyzes procedures in analgesia and sedation, patient monitoring, infection control, nutritional evaluation, psychological support, and end-of-life care.

Essentials of Pathophysiology

Essentials of Pathophysiology Author Carol Porth
ISBN-10 9781582557243
Year 2011
Pages 1256
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Porth Pathophysiology: understanding made easy, delivered however you need it. Porth's "Essentials of Pathophysiology" 3e delivers exceptional student understanding and comprehension of pathophysiology. An expanded, robust and flexible suite of supplements makes it easy for you to select the best course resources, so you can meet your students' changing needs. For both discrete and hybrid courses, the flexibility and power of Porth allows you to customize the amount of pathophysiology that you need for effective teaching and learning. Including a resource DVD with text!

Veterinary Surgery Small Animal

Veterinary Surgery  Small Animal Author Karen M. Tobias
ISBN-10 9780323263375
Year 2013-12-26
Pages 2332
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences

With detailed coverage of surgical procedures, Veterinary Surgery: Small Animal is an authoritative, two-volume reference on the art and science of small animal surgery. Expert contributors discuss surgical principles and procedures for topics ranging from surgical biology and perioperative care, to neurosurgery orthopedic surgery, and soft tissue surgery, always supported by evidence-based research and complete surgical instructions. More procedures are covered with greater detail than in comparable books, and a greater emphasis on pathophysiology shows how it relates to diagnosis, treatment, and overall case management. Experienced Coeditors Karen Tobias and Spencer Johnston provide the definitive reference for veterinary surgery, invaluable preparation for the ACVS and ECVS board examinations. Blend of clinical and basic science information provides the best possible understanding of clinical issues surrounding operative situations. Specific procedures are covered in great detail and are brought to life with full-color drawings and photographs. Highly recognized contributors provide authoritative coverage that is useful for surgical specialists as well as practicing veterinarians who perform surgery or refer cases for surgery. Detailed coverage of small animal surgery provides excellent preparation for the written examination of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons, and the European College of Veterinary Surgeons. Comprehensive coverage includes surgical biology, surgical methods and perioperative care, neurosurgery, and orthopedics in Volume I; soft tissue surgery is covered in Volume II. Coverage of anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology in chapters on specific organs includes information critical to operative procedures and patient management. In-depth chapters on anesthesia and pain provide indispensable resources for practicing surgeons. Treatment of cancers in small animals is covered in chapters on surgical oncology, tumors of the spine, and musculoskeletal neoplasia. Extensive references to published studies show the factual basis for the material. The companion website includes all of the images in the book for convenient access, plus references linked to original abstracts on PubMed.

Respiratory Care Patient Assessment and Care Plan Development

Respiratory Care  Patient Assessment and Care Plan Development Author David C. Shelledy
ISBN-10 9781449672447
Year 2014-11-26
Pages 716
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Publishers

For all students and clinicians assessing or caring for patients with cardiopulmonary disorders, Respiratory Care: Patient Assessment and Care Plan Development is a must-have resource. As the most comprehensive reference available, it is a guide to the evaluation of the patient, and the development and implementation of an appropriate, evidence-based, respiratory care plan. Respiratory Care: Patient Assessment and Care Plan Development describes the purpose of patient assessment and then guides the reader through the process of the reviewing existing data in the medical record, conducting the patient interview, performing the physical assessment, and finally evaluating the diagnostic studies needed and implementing a respiratory care plan. Bridging the gap between patient assessment and treatment, the reader will learn how to apply assessment skills to the development and implementation of respiratory care plans. Integrated throughout each chapter are Clinical Focus exercises, RC Ins

Questions and Answers in Small Animal Anesthesia

Questions and Answers in Small Animal Anesthesia Author Lesley J. Smith
ISBN-10 9781118912836
Year 2015-11-09
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons

Questions and Answers in Small Animal Anesthesia provides practical and logical guidance for a wide range of anesthesia questions commonly faced in veterinary medicine. Gives concrete answers to questions about anesthesia likely to be faced in small animal practice Explains why experienced anesthesiologists make the choices they do Provides concise yet comprehensive coverage of anesthetic management using an engaging question–and–answer format Covers dogs, cats, small mammals, and birds Focuses on practical, clinically relevant information

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Author Derek S. Wheeler
ISBN-10 1846284635
Year 2007
Pages 1805
Language en
Publisher Springer Science & Business Media

This text contains major sections dedicated to specific organ systems. Each section consists of separate chapters dedicated to reviewing the specific disease processes affecting each organ system. It is useful for those studying towards pediatric critical care examinations and those who are already qualified.