Book Title: Pulmonary Physiology for Pre-Clinical Students

Author: Andrew Binks

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Book Description: Pulmonary Physiology for Pre-Clinical Students is an undergraduate medical-level resource for foundational knowledge of pulmonary physiology. This text is designed for a course pre-clinical undergraduate medical curriculum and it is aligned to USMLE(r) (United States Medical Licensing Examination) content guidelines. The text is meant to provide the essential information from these content areas in a concise format that would allow learner preparation to engage in an active classroom. Clinical correlates and additional application of content is intended to be provided in the classroom experience. The text assumes that the students will have an understanding of basic cardiovascular physiology that will be helpful to understand the content presented here. This resource should be assistive to the learner later in medical school and for exam preparation given the material is presented in a succinct manner, with a focus on high-yield concepts.

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Book Information

Author

Andrew Binks

Subject

Respiratory medicine

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Title
Pulmonary Physiology for Pre-Clinical Students
Author
Andrew Binks
Illustrator
Kindred Grey
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Suggested citation: Binks, Andrew (2022).  Pulmonary Physiology for Pre-Clinical Students. Roanoke: Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. https://doi.org/10.21061/pulmonaryphysiology. Licensed with CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0.

Publisher: This work is published by the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine in association with Virginia Tech Publishing, a division of the University Libraries at Virginia Tech.

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Publication cataloging information:
Binks, Andrew, author
Pulmonary Physiology for Pre-Clinical Students / Andrew Binks
Pages cm
ISBN 978-1-957213-12-5 (PDF)
ISBN 978-1-957213-14-9 (ePub)
ISBN 978-1-957213-15-6 (Pressbooks) https://pressbooks.lib.vt.edu/pulmonaryphysiology
ISBN 978-1-957213-13-2 (Print)
URI (Universal Resource Identifier): http://hdl.handle.net/10919/105410
DOI https://doi.org/10.21061/pulmonaryphysiology
Lungs — Physiology — Textbooks.
Respiration — Textbooks.
QP107 .B56 2022

Disclaimer: The information in this textbook is intended for educational purposes only and is not meant to take the place of medical care, diagnoses, or services. Please see your health care provider about any health concerns.

Cover Art: Lungs by iconmu, the Noun Project CC BY 3.0.
Illustration and Cover Design: Kindred Grey

Primary Subject
Respiratory medicine
Institution
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Publisher
Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine in association with Virginia Tech Publishing
Publication Date
May 26, 2022
Ebook ISBN
978-1-957213-15-6
Print ISBN
978-1-957213-13-2