Publisher: McGraw Hill
Year: 1999 Edition: 5
Provides a solid background in the structure and function of the respiratory system which is essential for the understanding of clinical medicine. The book utilizes clear, simple illustrations to stress concepts rather than facts, which helps foster understanding rather than memorization. Each chapter clearly states the learning objectives, so users will know what they are expected to learn before reading a chapter, thereby encourage self-instruction. Lastly, study questions allow the reader to test their understanding of the key concepts presented, and an extensive listing of up-to-date references is included for further reading.