Table of contents for Cardiopulmonary anatomy & physiology : essentials of respiratory care / Terry Des Jardins.


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SECTION I: THE CARDIOPULMONARY SYSTEM THE ESSENTIALS. 1. The Anatomy and Physiology of the Respiratory System. 2. Ventilation. 3. The Diffusion of Pulmonary Gases. 4. Pulmonary Function Measurements. 5. The Anatomy and Physiology of the Circulatory System. 6. Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Transport. 7. AcidBase Balance. 8. VentilationPerfusion Relationships. 9. Control of Ventilation. 10. Fetal Development and the Cardiopulmonary System. 11. Aging and The Cardiopulmonary System. SECTION II: ADVANCED CARDIOPULMONARY CONCEPTS AND RELATED AREAS THE ESSENTIALS. 12. Electrophysiology of the Heart. 13. The Standard 12ECG System. 14. ECG Interpretation. 15. Hemodynamic Measurements. 16. Renal Failure and Its Effects on the Cardiopulmonary System. 17. Sleep Physiology and Its Relationship to the Cardiopulmonary System. SECTION III: THE CARDIOPULMONARY SYSTEM DURING UNUSUAL ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS. 18. Exercise and Its Effects on the Cardiopulmonary System. 19. High Altitude and Its Effects on the Cardiopulmonary System. 20. HighPressure Environmentals and Their Effects on the Cardiopulmonary System. Glossary APPENDIX I: Symbols and Abbreviations. APPENDIX II: Units of Measurement. APPENDIX III: Poiseuille's Law. APPENDIX IV: Dubois Body Surface Chart. APPENDIX V: Cardiopulmonary Profile. APPENDIX VI: PCO2/HCO3/pH Nomogram. APPENDIX VII: Calculating Heart Rate by Counting the Number of Large ECG Squares. APPENDICES VIII: Answers to REview Questions in Text. Bibliography. Index.


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.