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The serious student of pulmonary physiology will read with great delight this outstanding multiauthored monograph on pulmonary edema. The book is written by an eminent group of researchers on the subject who have gathered the most relevant experimental and clinical information and presented it in a well-organized and concise series of discussions.
The first section deals with normal ultrastructure of the lung, beautifully and generously complemented by electron-microscopic photographs and followed by an excellent review of the experimental evidence and most accepted theories of the forces that regulate fluid and large molecule transport through the lung microvasculature. The second part
Pulmonary Edema.. Ann Intern Med. 1979;91:668. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-91-4-668_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1979;91(4):668.
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