American Physiological Society Handbook of Physiology: Respiratory System Section 3

American Physiological Society Handbook of Physiology: Respiratory System Section 3

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The contributors to "Mechanics of Breathing" approach this complex physiological subject from the perspective of every relevant field: medicine, anatomy, physiology, engineering, acoustics, physics, mathematics, surface chemistry, immunology, cellular biology, neurophysiology, and psychology. Their aim is not only to provide an intensive examination available of the subject, but also to facilitate communication among varied disciplines. Much recent information about respiratory mechanics is included in this invaluable reference on a rapidly evolving subject.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 834 pages
  • 234.95 x 295.4 x 56.39mm | 2,925.66g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 019520669X
  • 9780195206692

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"Clearly a formidable text, of broad perspective and high scholarship. But it is one which has much to offer students of pulmonary mechanics at all levels....It is by any criteria of critical scrutiny a highly commendable text and one which is likely to remain the standard of excellence in the field for a long time to come."--Chest"Each chapter can stand alone as an up-to-date review....A necessity for researchers and specialists in the area of pulmonary disease."--Physical Therapyshow more