High-altitude Medicine and Pathology (kartonnage)
Format
Kartonnage (Paperboards)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
464
Utgivningsdatum
1995-04-01
Upplaga
4
Förlag
Oxf. UP
Medarbetare
Williams, David Reid
Illustrationer
Fr.Ill.figs.tabs.
Dimensioner
251 x 196 x 30 mm
Vikt
1162 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
xii449
ISBN
9780192625045
High-altitude Medicine and Pathology (kartonnage)

High-altitude Medicine and Pathology

Kartonnage Engelska, 1995-04-01
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This is a detailed account of the problems of coping with exposure to high altitude. Chapters cover the effects of high altitude on the cardiopulmonary and digestive systems, sleep, fertility and pregnancy, infection and allergy, athletic performance, and cerebral function.
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1: The important of high-altitude studies. 2: Physical and climatic factors at high altitude. 3: The native highlander. 4: Ventilation and pulmonary diffusion. 5: Transport and release of oxygen to the tissues. 6: Tissue diffusion. 7: The carotid bodies. 8: Haemoglobins. 9: Disorders of blood coagulation. 10: Pulmonary hypertension. 11: The pulmonary trunk. 12: Benign acute mountain sickness. 13: High-altitude pulmonary sickness. 14: Cerebral mountain sickness. 15: Monge's disease. 16: Brisket disease. 17: Infantile and adult subacute mountain sickness. 18: Systemic circulation. 19: Heart and coronary circulation. 20: Renal function and electrolytes. 21: Body weight and alimentary system. 22: Endocrines. 23: Fertility and pregnancy. 24: Cold. 25: Skin and nails. 26: Infection and allergy. 27: High-altitude retinopathy and special senses. 28: Sleep. 29: Cerebral function. 30: Astronomers at high altitude. 31: Athletic performance at moderate altitude. 32: Exposure to extreme altitude. 33: Descent to sea level. 34: Cancer in the Andes. 35: Adaptation to hypobaric hypoxia. 36: Life at high altitude