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This loose-leaf book on clinical pulmonary physiology is encyclopedic in size and scope. The first portion reviews respiratory physiology in detail. The anatomy of the lung is related to function, and gas laws, alveolar ventilation, and alveolocapillary diffusion are discussed in depth. The authors employ numerous diagrams and derive pertinent equations to amplify the text and aid the reader in understanding the principles of gas exchange. Respiratory control, properties of the lungs and thorax, acid-base balance, and the pulmonary circulation each receive attention in separate chapters. Cardiopulmonary changes accompanying fetal growth, birth, and the perinatal period are reviewed. Pharmacological or
L'Exploration Fonctionnelle Pulmonaire: Techniques D'Études et Applications Cliniques.. Ann Intern Med. ;62:419–420. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-62-2-419
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;62(2):419-420.
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