cover image - Crash Course Respiratory System Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,5th Edition
ISBN: 9780702081231
Page Count: 260
Imprint: Elsevier
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Crash Course Respiratory System Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 5th Edition

by Hannah Lawrence, BSc, MBBS, MRCP and Thomas Moore, BMedSci, BMBS, MRCP
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
cover image - Crash Course Respiratory System Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,5th Edition
ISBN: 9780702081231
Page Count: 260
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $45.99
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Crash Course – your effective every-day study companion PLUS the perfect antidote for exam stress! Save time and be assured you have the essential information you need in one place to excel on your course and achieve exam success.

A winning formula now for over 20 years, each series volume has been fine-tuned and fully updated – with an improved full-colour layout tailored to make your life easier. Especially written by senior students or junior doctors – those who understand what is essential for exam success – with all information thoroughly checked and quality assured by expert Faculty Advisers, the result are books which exactly meet your needs and you know you can trust.

Each chapter guides you succinctly through the full range of curriculum topics, integrating clinical considerations with the relevant basic science and avoiding unnecessary or confusing detail. A range of text boxes help you get to the hints, tips and key points you need fast! A fully revised self-assessment section matching the latest exam formats is included to check your understanding and aid exam preparation. The accompanying enhanced, downloadable eBook completes this invaluable learning package.

Series volumes have been honed to meet the requirements of today’s medical students, although the range of other health students and professionals who need rapid access to the essentials of respiratory medicine will also love the unique approach of Crash Course. Whether you need to get out of a fix or aim for a distinction Crash Course is for you! 

  • Provides the exam syllabus in one place - saves valuable revision time
  • Written by senior students and recent graduates - those closest to what is essential for exam success
  • Quality assured by leading Faculty Advisors - ensures complete accuracy of information
  • Features the ever popular 'Hints and Tips' boxes and other useful aide-mémoires - distilled wisdom from those in the know
  • Updated self-assessment section matching the latest exam formats – confirm your understanding and improve exam technique fast
  • Section 1: Basic Science and Physiology

    Chapter 1. Overview of the respiratory system

    Chapter 2. Organization and Anatomy

    Chapter 3. Pulmonary circulation

    Chapter 4. Physiology, ventilation and gas exchange

    Chapter 5. Perfusion and gas transport

    Chapter 6. Control of respiratory function

    Chapter 7. Basic pharmacology

    Section 2: Clinical Assessment

    Chapter 8. The respiratory patient

    Chapter 9. Examination of the respiratory system

    Chapter 10. The respiratory patient: clinical investigations

    Chapter 11. The respiratory patient: imaging investigations

    Section 3: Respiratory Conditions

    Chapter 12. Acute Respiratory Failure and Ventilation

    Chapter 13. Disorders of the Upper Respiratory Tract

    Chapter 14. Asthma

    Chapter 15. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

    Chapter 16. Disorders of the Interstitium

    Chapter 17. Lung Cancer

    Chapter 18. Infectious Lung Disease

    Chapter 19. Suppurative Lung Disease

    Chapter 20. Pleural Disease

    Chapter 21. Thromboembolic Disease & Pulmonary Hypertension

    Chapter 22. Disorders of Sleep

    Chapter 23. Respiratory manifestations of Systemic Disease

  • Hannah Lawrence, BSc, MBBS, MRCP, Higher Specialist Trainee, GIM and Respiratory Medicine, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham, UK. and Thomas Moore, BMedSci, BMBS, MRCP, Core Medical Trainee, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham, UK
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