Lung Function: Physiology, Measurement and Application in Medicine, Sixth Edition

Lung Function: Physiology, Measurement and Application in Medicine, Sixth Edition

Author(s): J. E. Cotes, D. J. Chinn, M. R. Miller

Published Online: 30 APR 2009

Print ISBN: 9780632064939

Online ISBN: 9781444312829

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312829

About this Book

  • The only text to cover lung function assessment from first principles including methodology, reference values and interpretation
  • New for this edition:
    - More illustrations to convey concepts clearly to the busy physician

    - Text completely re-written in a contemporary style: includes user-friendly equations and more diagrams

    - New material covering the latest advances in the treatment of lung function, including more on sleep-related disorders, a stronger clinical and practical bias and more on new techniques and equipment

    - Uses the standard Vancouver referencing system
     

What the experts say:

"I have always considered Dr Cotes' book the most authoritative book published on lung function. It is also the most comprehensive."
-Dr Robert Crapo, Pulmonary Division, LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, USA

"I think I can fairly speak on behalf of staff in lung function departments the length and breadth of the country - that a sixth edition of Cotes would be gratefully received."
-Dr Brendan Cooper, Clinical Respiratory Scientist, Nottingham City Hospital

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: Foundations

  2. Part 2: Physiology and Measurement of Lung Function

  3. Part 3: Normal Variation in Lung Function

  4. Part 4: Exercise

  5. Part 5: Breathing during Sleep

  6. Part 6: Potentially Adverse Environments

  7. Part 7: Lung Function in Clinical Practice

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