"This volume was eagerly anticipated as a companion piece to the excellent ′Cardiovascular System at a Glance′, and it does not disappoint. ′The Respiratory System at a Glance′ provides a concise, digestible synopsis of the respiratory system. Essential basic features and clinical aspects of the respiratory system are covered thoroughly but succinctly. Bravo!"
––Lecturer in Physiology, Cardiff University
Published Reviews of the 1st Edition
"...the book provides a succint yet easy–to–follow approach that examines each disorder in terms of its pathology, clinical presentation as well as its treatment.... these [case studies] can be used for self–testing and they are a useful way of bringing information together.... It is very useful for revising for finals, but is a pleasant enough book to read even before that!" (Cambridge Medicine, Vol. 18, No. 1, Autumn 2003)
"The use of ′at a glance′ in the title promises clear, easy to understand diagrams and, more importantly, hints at a slightly shorter reading time. The promise is delivered...Suddenly it′s all so simple! You really feel like you have learnt a topic once you′ve read the two pages devoted to it.... I thoroughly recommend this book. The case studies are done brilliantly at the back of the book, even containing a comprehensable reproduction of a chest x–ray."
––Third Year Medical Student, Guy′s, King′s, St Thomas′ Medical School
GKT July–August 2003
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From the Back Cover
The at a Glance series is popular among medical students and junior doctors for its concise and simple approach and excellent illustrations. Each bite–sized chapter is covered in a double–page spread with colour summary diagrams on the left page and explanatory text on the right. Covering a wide range of topics, books in the at a Glance series are ideal as introductory subject texts or for revision purposes, and are useful throughout medical school and beyond. Everything you need to know about the Respiratory System... at a Glance ! Following the familiar, easy to use at a Glance format, and now in full–colour, The Respiratory System at a Glance is an accessible introduction and revision text for medical students. Reflecting changes to the content and assessment methods used in medical education and published clinical recommendations, this at a Glance provides a user–friendly overview of the respiratory system to encapsulate all that the student needs to know. This new edition of The Respiratory System at a Glance : Integrates both basic and clinical science – ideal for systems–based courses Includes both the pathophysiology and clinical aspects of the respiratory system Features more case studies, updated and colour figures, and new chapters on the epidemiology of respiratory disease, public health issues, and Sarcoidosis Includes self–assessment questions and answers and an appendix of tables of standard values Provides a simple ′one–stop′ easy to use course and revision text For further information, please visit www.ataglanceseries.com and www.wileymedicaleducation.com Reviews of the previous edition "A concise revision guide to the physiology and consequent pathology surrounding the respiratory system. Well–written, I recommend this text at the top of my list for revision." — Medical Student, Peninsula "This book is an essential purchase for medical students and other allied health students who would like detailed and concise information about the respiratory system." — Medical Student, Bristol University "This easy to understand book makes respiratory medicine more digestible. From basic anatomy and physiology to clinical examination issues on the ward – this book has it all – a must for respiratory rotation." — Medical Student, Hull York Medical School