This 2nd edition of the landmark 1991 text is a vital resource for all pediatric pulmonologists. Combining both basic and clinical science, this is an ideal text for all practitioners wishing to underpin their clinical decisions with basic science. The text will be an authoritative, comprehensive, and current summary of the scientific foundation of pediatric pulmonology.Maintenance of normal ventilation requires that the respiratory system be capable of adjusting its output in response to changes in metabolic demand. ... Failure to do so will result in hypoxemia, hypercapnia, and ventilatory failure. ... central nervous system (CNS), the peripheral nervous system, the respiratory muscles, and the chemoreceptors that provide ... until the late 1970s when pioneering work by Roussos and Macklem demonstrated that when the respiratory system is loaded, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Chernick-Mellins Basic Mechanisms of Pediatric Respiratory Disease|
|Author||:||Gabriel G. Haddad, Steven H. Abman, Victor Chernick|
|Publisher||:||PMPH-USA - 2002|