Respiratory Care Anatomy and Physiology - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), Foundations for Clinical Practice, 3rd Edition

Respiratory Care Anatomy and Physiology - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)

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 and Arterial Blood Gases

13. Clinical Assessment of Acid-Base and Oxygenation Status

14. Physiological Basis for Oxygenation and Lung Protection Strategies NEW!

15. Fetal and Newborn Cardiopulmonary Physiology NEW!

Section Two: The Cardiovascular System

16. Functional Anatomy of the Cardiovascular System

17. Cardiac Electrophysiology

18. The Electrocardiogram and Cardiac Arrhythmias

19. Control of Cardiac Output and Hemodynamics

Section Three: Integrated Responses in Exercise and Aging

20. Cardiopulmonary Response to Exercise in Health, Disease

21. Effects of Aging on the Cardiopulmonary System NEW!

Section IV: The Renal System

22. Filtration, Urine Formation, and Fluid Regulation

23. Electrolyte and Acid-Base Regulation