Publisher description for Pulmonary pathophysiology : the essentials / John B. West.

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A companion monograph to West's Respiratory Physiology, which examines normal respiratory function, Pulmonary Pathophysiology focuses on the function of the diseased lung. The text offers a clear, concise overview of the most essential information regarding disease states of the lung, emphasizing structure and function. A question and answer section is included.

This Seventh Edition offers more coverage of lung cancer and infectious diseases affecting the lungs, and has more tables to aid in rapid review. All questions now conform to current USMLE format, and answers include rationales for all answer choices.

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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Lungs -- Pathophysiology.
Pulmonary function tests.
Lung Diseases -- physiopathology.
Lung -- pathology.
Respiratory Function Tests.