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Respiratory and cardiovascular systems 

Respiratory and cardiovascular systems
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Respiratory and cardiovascular systems
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10.1093/med/9780199588442.003.0006
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The thorax

Anatomy of the thorax and lungs 354

Skeletal and soft tissue framework of the thorax 356

The pulmonary system

Pleura and pleural cavities 360

Upper airways 362

Lower airways 372

Respiratory mechanics—static 376

Respiratory mechanics—dynamic 380

Diffusion 382

Ventilation 384

Pulmonary perfusion 386...

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