Description of Pathophysiologic Basis of Acid-Base Disorders
The book is a concise and informative text about acid-base disorders. The book begins with very simple mathematics, chemistry, and physiological concepts and smoothly connects these to various aspects of acid-base disturbances and blood gas disorders through many simple-to-understand case-based examples. It covers various important topics such as respiratory acidosis and alkalosis, metabolic acidosis and alkalosis, mixed disorders, arterial blood gas, etc.
All chapters end with a simple take-home summary facilitating better understanding and recall value. This book showcases practical text important at all levels of medical education, right from a basic science student to an attending physician/surgeon. Students, interns, residents, fellows, and attending physicians working in a broad range of clinical settings, particularly anesthesiology, surgery, and critical care can find this book helpful.
About the Author
Farrokh Habibzadeh is a general practitioner and author of more than 150 peer-reviewed articles and 6 book chapters. He has been involved in biomedical research, scientific writing, and editorship craft since 30 years ago. He was the Editor of The International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine for 11 years.
Mahboobeh Yadollahie is a general practitioner and author of more than 50 peer-reviewed articles and 3 book chapters. She has been involved in biomedical research and scientific writing since 15 years ago. She was the Deputy Editor of The International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine for 11 years.
Parham Habibzadeh graduated from Shiraz University of Medical Sciences with first class honors. He is the author of more than 40 peer-reviewed articles and has received many national and international awards including an Honorary Diploma from the Iranian Academy of Medical Sciences. Currently, he is the Director of the R&D Department, Persian BayanGene Research and Training Center.