Respiratory Care Anatomy and Physiology, Foundations for Clinical Practice, 3rd Edition

Respiratory Care Anatomy and Physiology

3rd Edition Foundations for Clinical Practice

By Will Beachey, PhD, RRT, FAARC, St. Alexius Medical Center and University of Mary Bismarck, North Dakota


SECTION I: THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

1. The Airways and Alveoli

2. The Lungs and Chest Wall

3. Mechanics of Ventilation

4. Ventilation

5. Pulmonary Function Measurements

6. Pulmonary Blood Flow

7. Gas Diffusion

8. Oxygen Equilibrium and Transport

9. Carbon Dioxide Equilibrium and Transport

10. Acid-Base Regulation

11. Control of Ventilation

12. Ventilation-Perfusion Relationships

13. Clinical Assessment of Acid-Base and Oxygenation Status

14. Physiological Basis for Advanced Oxygenation and Lung Protective Strategies

15. Physiological Basis for Treating Sleep-Disordered Breathing NEW!

16. Fetal and Newborn Cardiopulmonary Physiology

SECTION II: THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

17. Functional Anatomy of the Cardiovascular System

18. Cardiac Electrophysiology

19. The Electrocardiogram and Cardiac Arrythmias

20. Control of Cardiac Output and Hemodynamics

SECTION III: THE RENAL SYSTEM

21. Filtration, Urine Formation, and Fluid Regulation

22. Electrolyte and Acid-Base Regulation

SECTION IV: INTEGRATED RESPONSES IN EXERCISE AND AGING

23. Cardiopulmonary Response to Exercise in Health, Disease

24. Effects of Aging on the Cardiopulmonary System

APPENDICES

I. Symbols and Abbreviations Used in Cardiopulmonary Physiology

II. Units of Measurement

III. Equation Derivations

IV. Dubois Body Surface Area Chart