Understanding ABGs & Lung Function Tests

by Muhunthan Thillai, Keith Hattotuwa

This is the 1st edition of the book Pocket Tutor Understanding ABGs and Lung Function Tests. The text is comprehensive, updated as per the present day requirements in the subject of lung function tests and ABG. This book is a portable resource and good for all grades of doctors. The book has 8 chapters. The first chapter deals with anatomical concepts and physiological principles that together form the building blocks for understanding normal and abnormal functions of respiratory system. Subsequent chapter describes step by step guide to understanding the tests to reach a diagnosis with the help of well-illustrated diagrams in a user friendly language. A sound foundation of understanding of common respiratory, circulatory, neuromuscular and metabolic disorders is provided in the next four chapters giving details of ABG abnormalities and abnormalities in lung function tests in simple text and easy to understand illustrations along with recent advances. Chapter 8 describes other disorders, e.g. starvation anxiety etc. A comprehensive index is given at last.

Book Series: Pocket Tutor


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Thillai Muhunthan
Imperial College London, London, UK
Interstitial Lung Disease Unit, Royal Papworth Hospital; University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
2. Hattotuwa Keith Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford, UK
ISBN 9781907816055
Speciality Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11541
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2012
Pages 192
Book Type Professional


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