2nd Edition

The Thorax, ---Part B Applied Physiology (In Three Parts)

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    This timely Second Edition of a landmark reference furnishes in-depth examinations of the latest developments in the physiology, pathophysiology, and clinical relevance of the respiratory muscles and chest wall-reflecting the explosion of information that has occurred since the publication of the previous edition.

    Part B: Applied Physiology

    Methods of Measurement

    Electrical Assessment of Respiratory Muscles, D.K. McKenzie and Simon C. Gandevia
    Noninvasive Methods for Measuring Ventilation, F. Dennis McCool
    Rib Motion in Health and Disease, John Jordanoglou
    Pressures Developed by the Respiratory Muscles, Marc Decramer and Peter T. Macklem
    Performance of Respiratory Muscles in Situ, Dudley F. Rochester and Gaspar A. Farkas
    Strength of Respiratory Muscles, Fançois Bellemare
    Respiratory Muscle Endurance in Humans, Thomas L. Clanton
    Measurement of the Work of Breathing in the Critically Ill Patient, Apostolos Armaganidis and Charis Roussos
    Assessment of Respiratory Sensation, Murray D. Altose
    Ultrasonography, F. Dennis McCool and Frederic G. Hoppin, Jr.

    Specific Applications

    Speech, Marc Estenne and Luciano Zocchi
    Cough: Physiological and Pathophysiological Considerations, Demosthenes Bouros, Nicholas Siafakas, and Malcom Green
    The Thorax in Exercise, Kieran J. Killian, Mark Inman, and Norman L. Jones
    Respiratory Muscle Activity During Sleep, Ailaing Xie and T. Douglas Bradley
    Respiratory Muscle Fatigue, Charis Roussos, François Bellemare, and John Moxham
    Inspiratory Pump Performance: A Pressure-Flow-Volume Framework, F. Dennis McCool, George E. Tzelepis, and Frederic G. Hoppin, Jr.
    The Respiratory Muscles in Sepsis, Jorge Boczkowski and Michel Aubier
    Gravity, Marc Estenne, Manuel Paiva, and Ludwig A. Engel
    Chest Wall Mechanics in the Newborn, Sandra J. England, Claude Gaultier, and A.Charles Bryan
    Respiration During Diving, Yves Jammes and Charis Roussos
    Influence of Anesthesia on the Thorax, David O. Warner and Kai Rehder
    Thorax-Lung Interaction, Charis Roussos and Ludwig A. Engel
    Interaction Between the Circulatory and Ventilatory Pumps, Henry E. Fessler and Solbert Permutt
    Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Sheldon Magder and Robert A. Wise
    Dynamics of Breathing in Ventilatory Failure,


    Charis Roussos (University of Athens, Greece) (Author) ,  Theodoros Vassilakopoulos (University of Athens, Greece) (Author)