West's Respiratory Physiology : The Essentials, Paperback Book

West's Respiratory Physiology : The Essentials Paperback


West's Respiratory Physiology: The Essentials is the gold standard text for learning respiratory physiology quickly and easily.

This highly readable, must-have text serves as an introduction to students and a review for licensing and other exams.

The Tenth Edition features the addition of Dr. Andrew M. Luks as co-author along with new clinical vignettes, additional multiple-choice review questions, and updated information on key topics in respiratory physiology, such as blood flow and metabolism, gas transport by the blood, and the physiology of high altitude. *New! Clinical vignettes with questions emphasize how the physiology described can be applied to clinical situations and reinforce reasoning and critical thinking.*More than 100 multiple-choice questions with full explanations provide self-testing of key concepts for comprehension and exam preparation.*Clinical boxes and Key Concepts summaries provide bullet-point reviews.*Appendices of important equations and answers to all questions are easily referenced.*Online resources include animations that expand on and clarify challenging topics, an interactive question bank, and lectures by Dr. West.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 224 pages, 100
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Physiology
  • ISBN: 9781496310118

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