Response and Adaptation to Hypoxia

Response and Adaptation to Hypoxia : Organ to Organelle

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This book covers the physiological responses and adaptations to hypoxia, the deficiency or absence of oxygen. These responses may occur at any level of an organism, from the mitochondria to organ systems, to the whole animal. This volume is unique in that while it emphasizes the molecular and cellular mechanisms, it then integrates these responses in the context of organ and systems physiology. The book is loosely based on a four-part symposium held at FASEB, sponsored by theAmerican Physiological more

Product details

  • Hardback | 258 pages
  • 177.8 x 264.16 x 20.32mm | 839.14g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • numerous halftones, line drawings and tables
  • 0195062442
  • 9780195062441

Table of contents

Epidemiology of infections in intravenous drug abusers; Host defense mechanisms in intravenous drug abusers; The role of the clinical microbiology and immunology laboratory in the diagnosis and treatment of infections in drug abusers; Infection control strategies for managing drug abusers; Psychiatric aspects of the management of the hospitalized IV drug abuser; Emergency department evaluation of the febrile intravenous drug abuser; Radiology of intravenous drug abuse complications; Central nervous system, infections in intravenous drug abusers; Ocular manifestations of intravenous drug abuse; Skin and soft tissue infection in intravenous drug abusers; Pulmonary infections; Infectious endocarditis in intravenous drug abusers; Liver disease associated with parenteral drug abuse; Skeletal infections in intravenous drug abusers; Mycotic aneurysms in intravenous drug abusers; Aids in intravenous drug abusersshow more