Cotes' lung function / edited by Bob L. Maynard, Sarah J. Pearce, Benoit Nemery, Peter D. Wagner, Brendan G. Cooper.Material type: TextPublisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Blackwell, 2020Edition: Seventh editionDescription: 1 online resourceContent type:
- online resource
- Lung function
- 616.2/4 23
- RC756 .C67 2020
- WF 600
Preceded by Lung function : physiology, measurement and application in medicine / J.E. Cotes, D.J. Chinn, M.R. Miller. 2006.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Part I. Introduction: 1. How we came to have lungs and how our understanding of lung function has developed -- Part II. Foundations: 2. Getting started -- 3. Development and functional anatomy of the respiratory system -- 4. Body size and anthropometric measurements -- 5. Numerical interpretation of physiological variables -- 6. Basic terminology and gas laws -- 7. Basic equipment and measurement techniques -- 8. Respiratory surveys : epidemiological methods -- 9. The application of analytical technique applied to expired air as a means of monitoring airway and lung function -- Part III. Physiology and measurement lung function: 10. Chest wall and respiratory muscles -- 11. Lung volumes -- 12. Lung and chest wall elasticity -- 13. Forced ventilation volumes and flows -- 14. Theory and measurement of respiratory resistances -- 15. The control of airway function and the assessment of airway calibre -- 16. Ventilation, blood flow, and their inter-relationships -- 17. Transfer of gases into the blood of alveolar capillaries -- 18. Transfer factor (Tl) for carbon monoxide (CO) and nitric oxide (NO) -- 19. Oxygen : uptake and transport in the blood -- 20. Carbon dioxide : gas exchange and acid base balance -- 21. Control of respiration -- 22. The sensation of breathing -- 23. Breathing function in newborn babies -- Part IV. Normal variation in lung function: 24. Normal lung function from childhood to old age -- 25. Reference values for lung function in white children and adults -- 26. Reference values for lung function in non-white adults and children -- Part V. Exercise: 27. Physiology of exercise and effects of lung disease on performance. -- 28. Exercise testing and interpretation, including reference values -- 29. Assessment of exercise limitation, disability and residual ability -- 30. Exercise in children -- Part VI. Breathing during sleep: 31. Breathing during sleep and its investigation -- Part VII. Potentially adverse environments: 32. Hypobaria : high altitude, aviation physiology and medicine -- 33. Immersion in water, hyperbaria and hyperoxia including oxygen therapy -- 34. Effects of cold and heat on the lung -- Part VIII. Lung function in clinical practice: 35. Strategies for assessment of lung function -- 36. Patterns of abnormal lung function in lung disease -- 37. Lung function patterns in asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and lung fibrosis -- 38. Lung function in specific respiratory and systemic diseases : a compendium -- 39. Pulmonary rehabilitation -- 40. Lung function in relation to surgery, anaesthesia and intensive care.
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