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This book has been thoroughly revised and updated. Through two successful editions, this book has detailed the scientific principles of respiratory medicine as well as its foundations in basic anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, pathology, immunology and its applications. The third edition offers you the very latest information in this field. The CD-ROM provides n advanced search engine that enables you to find any word, topic, article, author, illustration, table, legend, or reference at the click of the mouse.- Presents new chapters on Lung Development (Chapter 2) and Ethics and Withdrawal of Support (Chapter 95).- Offers most up-to-date coverage of the latest developments; including inflammation, Macrophages, Pulmonary Immunology, Inflammation, Injury Repair, and Surfactant.- Documents the scientific principles on which the practice of respiratory medicine is based.- Reflects the advances in understanding of the anatomic basis of pulmonary physiology in normal persons and the abnormalities of structure and function that accompany disease.- Details the diagnostic techniques and therapeutic methods that are changing the approach to and care of patients with respiratory disease.- Describes the problems of environmental and occupational diseases.- Emphasizes prevention and control, and describes and documents effective strategies for individuals and the community.- CD ROM Features include: Insert a bookmark anywhere in the text; View full-size or thumbnail versions of any of the exquisite illustrations; and Access Medline abstracts for selected references
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John F. Murray is a Palm Beach, Florida based clinical and sport performance psychologist who first introduced the concept of scoring the mental side of a sport in developing the MPI or "Mental Performance Index" for American football.
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