The Respiratory System at a Glance
- Paperback | 120 pages
- 214 x 277 x 8mm | 544g
- 17 Aug 2015
- John Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
- Chicester, United Kingdom
- 4th Edition
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30 Jul 2013
Back cover copy
Each topic is presented in a double-page spread with clear, easy-to-follow diagrams, supported by succinct explanatory text.
Covering the whole medical curriculum, these introductory texts are ideal for teaching, learning and exam preparation, and are useful throughout medical school and beyond.
Everything you need to know about The Respiratory System... at a Glance!
The Respiratory System at a Glance has been thoroughly updated in line with current practice guidelines and new techniques to provide a highly illustrated and comprehensive guide to normal lung structure and function, as well as associated pathophysiology. Each topic has been fully revised and is accompanied by clear diagrams to encapsulate essential knowledge.
Reflecting changes to the content, teaching and assessment methods used in medical education, this new edition now includes more information on acid base and its clinical ramifications, further detail on defence mechanisms and immunology, and also features online access to clinical cases and flashcards.
The Respiratory System at a Glance: Integrates basic and clinical science - ideal for integrated and systems-based courses Includes both the pathophysiology and clinical aspects of the respiratory system Is fully revised and updated to reflect current practice guidelines and new therapies
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About Jeremy P. T. Ward
Dr Jane Ward is formerly Senior Lecturer in the Department of Physiology, King's College London.
Dr Richard M. Leach is Consultant Physician and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital Trust and King's College London School of Medicine.