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"The lung" is a concise, clearly written presentation of a complex, difficult subject. It is the second edition of what has undoubtedly been the most useful book published in recent years in the general area of clinical pulmonary physiology and pulmonary function testing.
In the preface to the first edition, the authors remarked that "pulmonary physiologists understand pulmonary physiology reasonably well. Many doctors and medical students do not." It is apparent that the validity of this statement has been demonstrated repeatedly. "The Lung" was written primarily for medical students and doctors who are not pulmonary physiologists, and has certainly been
The Lung. Clinical Physiology and Pulmonary Function Tests.. Ann Intern Med. ;58:557–558. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-58-3-557_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1963;58(3):557-558.
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