Publisher description for The respiratory system at a glance / Jeremy P.T. Ward, Jane Ward, and Richard M. Leach ; with contributions by Charles M. Weiner.


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Following the familiar, easy to use at a Glance format, and now in full-colour, The Respiratory System at a Glance is an accessible introduction and revision text for medical students. Reflecting changes to the content and assessment methods used in medical education and published clinical recommendations, this at a Glance provides a user-friendly overview of the respiratory system to encapsulate all that the student needs to know.
This new edition of The Respiratory System at a Glance:
Integrates both basic and clinical science - ideal for systems-based courses
Includes both the pathophysiology and clinical aspects of the respiratory system
Features more case studies, updated and colour figures, and new chapters on the epidemiology of respiratory disease, public health issues, and Sarcoidosis
Includes self-assessment questions and answers and an appendix of tables of standard values
Provides a simple 'one-stop' easy to use course and revision text


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Respiratory organs -- Diseases.
Respiratory Physiological Phenomena.
Respiratory System -- physiopathology.
Respiratory Tract Diseases.