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West's Pulmonary Pathophysiology

The Essentials
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  • Description
    Selected as a Doody's Core Title for 2021!

    Lippincott® Connect Featured Title
    Purchase the new print edition of this Lippincott® Connect title includes lifetime access to the digital version of the book, plus related materials such as videos and multiple-choice Q&A and self-assessments.

    Reflecting the trusted expertise of Dr. John B. West and Dr. Andrew M. Luks, West’s Pulmonary Pathophysiology: The Essentials, Tenth Edition offers accessible explanations of disease processes that affect the respiratory system. This best-selling companion to West’s Respiratory Physiology: The Essentials, 11th Edition, has served generations of students and practitioners who work with respiratory patients, presenting vital knowledge in a concise, straightforward manner that’s easy to understand.
     
    Building on this legacy of success, the tenth edition is updated throughout with the latest clinical perspectives, new images, clinical vignettes, and enhanced USMLE-style review questions to help students excel in today’s changing healthcare practice.   
    • UPDATED! Clinical Vignettes with open-ended questions demonstrate the real-world application of basic science and strengthen students’ self-assessment. 
    • UPDATED! Radiographs, CT images, and color histopathologic sections clarify diagnostic and therapeutic approaches.
    • UPDATED! USMLE-style multiple-choice questions, with answers, at the end of each chapter reveal areas requiring further study and boost students’ test-taking confidence.
    • Clinical features/notes boxes provide efficient, bulleted review for key diseases.
    • End-of-chapter Key Concepts reviews reinforce essential chapter information at a glance. 
    • Appendices provide fast access to symbols, units, and normal values; further readings; and answers to multiple-choice and Clinical Vignette questions.
    • Online video lectures, available via YouTube, engage students in the material and clarify challenging textbook concepts.
    Lippincott® Connect features:
    • Lifetime access to the digital version of the book with the ability to highlight and take notes on key passages for a more personal, efficient study experience.
    • Carefully curated resources, including interactive diagrams, video tutorials, flashcards, organ sounds, and self-assessment, all designed to facilitate further comprehension.
    Lippincott® Connect also allows users to create Study Collections to further personalize the study experience. With Study Collections you can:
    • Pool content from books across your entire library into self-created Study Collections based on discipline, procedure, organ, concept or other topics.
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  • Specs
    Edition
    10
    ISBN/ISSN
    9781975152819
    Product Format
    PB-Paperback
    Trim Size
    6 x 9
    Pages
    304
    Edition
    10
    Publication Date
    May 25, 2021
  • John B. West MD, PhD, DSc
    Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Physiology
    School of Medicine
    University of California, San Diego
    La Jolla, CA
    Andrew M. Luks MD
    Associate Professor
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
    Harborview Medical Center 
    Seattle, WA
  • Table of contents
    CONTENTS
    Preface v
    PART ONE LUNG fUNCTION TESTS aND WHa T THEY MEaN
    CHAPTER 1 VENTILaTION 3
    CHAPTER 2 GaS EXCHaNGE 22
    CHAPTER 3 OTHEr TESTS 48
    PART TWO fUNCTION Of THE DISEaSED LUNG
    CHAPTER 4 OBSTrUCTIVE DISEaSES 69
    CHAPTER 5 rESTrICTIVE DISEaSES 107
    CHAPTER 6 PULMONar Y VaSCULar DISEaSES 135
    CHAPTER 7 ENVIrONMENT aL, OCCUPaTIONaL, NEOPLaSTIC,
    aND INfECTIOUS DISEaSES 164
    PART THREE fUNCTION Of THE faILING LUNG
    CHAPTER 8 rESPIra TOr Y faILUrE 193
    CHAPTER 9 OXYGEN THEraPY 213
    CHAPTER 10 MECHaNICaL VENTILa TION 231
    appendix a—Symbols, Units, and Normal Values 249
    appendix B—further reading 252
    appendix C—answers to the End-of-Chapter Questions 253
    appendix D—answers to Questions in Clinical Vignettes 274
    Index 281
  • Features
    • UPDATED! Clinical Vignettes with open-ended questions demonstrate the real-world application of basic science and strengthen students’ self-assessment. 
    • UPDATED! Radiographs, CT images, and color histopathologic sections clarify diagnostic and therapeutic approaches.
    • UPDATED! USMLE-style multiple-choice questions, with answers, at the end of each chapter reveal areas requiring further study and boost students’ test-taking confidence.
    • Clinical features/notes boxes provide efficient, bulleted review for key diseases.
    • End-of-chapter Key Concepts reviews reinforce essential chapter information at a glance. 
    • Appendices provide fast access to symbols, units, and normal values; further readings; and answers to multiple-choice and Clinical Vignette questions.
    • Online video lectures, available via YouTube, engage students in the material and clarify challenging textbook concepts.
    Lippincott® Connect features:
    • Lifetime access to the digital version of the book with the ability to highlight and take notes on key passages for a more personal, efficient study experience.
    • Carefully curated resources, such as interactive diagrams, video tutorials, organ sounds, and self-assessment, all designed to facilitate further comprehension.
    Lippincott® Connect also allows users to create Study Collections to further personalize the study experience. With Study Collections you can:
    • Pool content from books across your entire library into self-created Study Collections based on discipline, procedure, organ, concept or other topics.
    • Display related text passages, video clips and self-assessment questions from each book (if available) for efficient absorption of material.
    • Annotate and highlight key content for easy access later.
    • Navigate seamlessly between book chapters, sections, self-assessments, notes and highlights in a single view/page.
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