This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.
It is a pleasure to read a well-written textbook. Drs. Guenter and Welch have improved, if that is possible, on the first edition of Pulmonary Medicine. The first part of the book is an introduction to "respirology," and deals with basic physiology and normal functions of the respiratory tract and methods of measuring these functions. An appropriate addition to this section is a chapter on the respiratory pump. The normal mechanisms of nerve function, feed-back stimuli, chemical control systems, and muscular functions as they apply to respiration are discussed in light of new information. The updating of physiologic mechanisms is
Pulmonary Medicine.. Ann Intern Med. 1983;98:274–275. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-98-2-274_2
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1983;98(2):274-275.
Copyright © 2019 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use