Basic physiology for thoracic anaesthesia

Edited by Jonathan N. Wilkinson, Stephen H. Pennefather and Robert A. McCahon

in Thoracic Anaesthesia

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199563098
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726255 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Basic physiology for thoracic anaesthesia

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Abnormalities in the distribution of Q and V, diffusion of gases and hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction - Normal pulmonary ventilation and perfusion - One lung ventilation and the lateral decubitus position

Chapter.  3677 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Anaesthetics

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