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.
Table of Contents
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.
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, Rolf Hubmayr
Dyspnea, Kieran J. Killian, and E. J. Moran Campbell
The index…is thorough and generally easy to use…
…a superb reference for anyone with an interest in pulmonary mechanics and respiratory muscles…it will stand for many years as the single best source of information in the field.