Publisher description for Cardiopulmonary anatomy & physiology : essentials of respiratory care / Terry Des Jardins.

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Now in its 6th edition, the best-selling text, CARDIOPULMONARY ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY, equips students with a rock-solid foundation in anatomy and physiology to help prepare them for careers as respiratory therapists. Extremely reader friendly, this proven, innovative text delivers the most complete and accurate information about the structure and function of the respiratory system in an approachable manner. Clear and concise, it presents complicated concepts in an easy-to-read, understandable format utilizing a full color design and strong pedagogy, so that students can readily apply what they learn when they graduate and start their professional careers. Newly integrated throughout the text, Clinical Connections provide direct links between chapter concepts and real-world applications in the clinical setting. New and redrawn full color illustrations provide the level of detail necessary to facilitate understanding of core concepts.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Cardiopulmonary system -- Physiology.
Cardiopulmonary system -- Anatomy.
Respiratory therapy.
Respiratory Physiological Phenomena.
Respiratory System -- anatomy & histology.
Cardiovascular Physiological Phenomena.
Cardiovascular System -- anatomy & histology.