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The respiratory system at a glance

Title: The respiratory system at a glance

Author: Ward, J.P.T., Ward, J., Leach, R.M.

Press: Wiley-Blackwell.

ISBN:  9781118761076

Edition: 4th

Introduction: The Respiratory System at a Glance is a comprehensive guide to normal lung structure and function, and associated pathophysiology.  As per the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, each topic is presented as a double-page spread, with key facts accompanied by clear diagrams encapsulating essential knowledge.  Thoroughly updated, this one-stop resource features high-yield information on all respiratory disorders covered at medical school, and now includes: More information on acid-base balance and acid-based disorders, tricky but important concepts, with one spread dedicated to control of acid base, and another brand new spread detailing the clinical ramifications More detail on defence mechanisms and immunology, which are fundamental to an understanding of many core pulmonary disorders Online access to cases from the book and brand new flashcards and MCQs to support learning or for review Additionally, chapters on interstitial lung diseases, sarcoidosis, and pneumonia have been revised and broken down for added clarity, and all diagnostics, treatments and therapies been updated in line with current practice guidelines, and new techniques. With self-assessment clinical cases, and multiple choice questions, The Respiratory System at a Glance is the ideal companion for anyone about to start a respiratory module or rotation, and will appeal to medical students, and junior doctors as well as nurses, technicians and radiologists.

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Institute: ZJE

Major: BMS

Course ID: IBMS8009

Course Title: Integrated Functions of Body Systems II