This book shows respiratory practitioners and students how to interpret results from the most commonly used lung function tests. Filled with clinical examples, it reviews a wide range of tests, including spirometry, flow-volume loops, lung volume measurement, tests of gas transfer, arterial blood gas analysis, and more.
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This is the essential, hands-on practical reference for non-specialist practitioners, medical students, nurses, residents and general practitioners to use when interpreting lung function tests. In clear and simple terms, this book describes commonly used lung function tests and reviews the results for patterns of abnormal and normal diseases states.
- Explanations without equations
- Easy to read and easy to follow
- Case studies for each test result
- List of common symbols
Bob Hancox[F]Respiratory Physician, Dunedin NZ
[R]Ken Whyte[F]Consultant Respiratory Physician, Greenlane Hospital Auckland NZ
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Book Description McGraw-Hill/Spanish Imports, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110074709798