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A decade ago most practitioners viewed pulmonary physiology as too abstract for clinical applicability. Technological advances in the late 60s and early 70s have widened the horizons of the pulmonary physiologist, taking him out of the laboratory and to the bedside and intensive care unit. Pulmonary function testing has come of age. Dr. Tisi attempts to bridge the gap between basic principles and clinical application. He assumes no prior knowledge of physiology and demonstrates that pulmonary function testing can be utilized for diagnosis and treatment.
The crux of the work is in the first 100 pages, where a lucid, unified
Pulmonary Physiology in Clinical Medicine.. Ann Intern Med. ;94:291. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-94-2-291_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1981;94(2):291.
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