The Respiratory System

The Respiratory System

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This is an integrated textbook on the respiratory system, covering the anatomy, physiology and biochemistry of the system, all presented in a clinically relevant context appropriate for the first two years of the medical student course. One of the seven volumes in the Systems of the Body series. Concise text covers the core anatomy, physiology and biochemistry in an integrated manner as required by system- and problem-based medical courses. The basic science is presented in the clinical context in a way appropriate for the early part of the medical course. There is a linked website providing self-assessment material ideal for examination preparation.In this diagram, the relationships between Po 2and Pco 2 arenot straight lines, because the oxygen and carbon dioxide dissociation curves arenotstraight lines. As we have said, the alveoliand the pulmonary capillaries do notactin isolation.

Title:The Respiratory System
Author:Andrew Davies, Carl Moores
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2014-02-03


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