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This volume in the essential area of respiratory medicine provides a coherent journey from basic science to clinical assessment and finally respiratory pathology. The careful inclusion of cross referencing and the very latest guidelines will enable you to quickly link the key aspects of science and clinical medicine in an evidence-based manner. Whether you are revising for basic science exams or are on the wards looking for clinical information with a pathophysiological focus, this new edition is for you!
Part I: Basic Medical Science. Overview of the Respiratory System; The Upper Respiratory Tract; The Lower Respiratory Tract; Ventilation and Gas Exchange; Perfusion and Gas Transport; Control of Respiratory Function; Disorders of the Lungs.
Part II: Clinical Assessment. Pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions; Presentations of Respiratory Disease; History and Examination; Investigations and Imaging.
Part III: Self Assessment. Multiple-choice questions (MCQs); Short-answer questions (SAQs); Extended-matching questions (EMQs); Essay questions; OSCE stations; MCQ Answers; SAQ Answers; EMQ answers.