Home > Books > Clinical Tests of Respiratory Function
Clinical Tests of Respiratory Function
View PDF

Clinical Tests of Respiratory Function

Publication Year: 2008
Edition: 3rd
Authors/Editor: Gibson, G.J.
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 978-0-340-92561-4
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 90
  • Description
  • Details

Already established as a classic in the field, Clinical Tests of Respiratory Function presents an authoritative yet accessible account of this complex area, fusing the basic principles of respiratory physiology with applications in clinical practice across a wide range of disorders.

This third edition has been extensively revised to reflect advances in our understanding of respiratory function at rest, on exercise and during sleep, together with technological developments related to investigation and treatment. Now subdivided into four practical sections, users can easily pick their desired topic, from the commonly used tests and their underlying physiological mechanisms to abnormalities of function in both respiratory and non-respiratory diseases. The book concludes with a helpful section on test interpretation, new to this edition.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Gibson, G.J.
  • ISBN: 978-0-340-92561-4
  • Specialty:
    Pulmonary Medicine
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 3rd
  • Pages: 432
  • Illustrations: 239
  • Year: 2008
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 90

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
Ovid Emcare A premium nursing and allied health database ideal for practice, research, or education. Uncover evidence-based literature and the latest scientific advancements that support patient treatment and lead to more cost-effective and higher quality care.
JOTM
Maternity and Infant Care A key information resource used by maternity health care professionals and student midwives worldwide to support their research, practice, and study requirements.
JOTM
The American Journal of Nursing (AJN) Peer reviewed and evidence-based, AJN is the oldest and most honored broad-based nursing journal in the world. Considered the profession’s premier journal with numerous awards for excellence in editing and dissemination, including several award-winning series.
JOTM
Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing Official journal of the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association, provides thorough coverage of timely topics and information that is extremely practical for daily, on-the-job use.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice, 11th Edition
A classic nursing reference, the fully updated 11th Edition, offers expert nursing knowledge and much-needed practical guidance on patient care.

Lippincott Visual Nursing: A Guide to Diseases, Skills, and Treatments, 3rd Edition
This colorful book for practicing nurses and nursing students provides a unique approach to learning important clinical concepts and techniques.