This up-to-the-minute reference provides comprehensive coverage of the behavior of the lung in the presence and absence of gravity-emphasizing the effect of gravity upon the cardiovascular, pulmonary, and lymphatic systems. Covers experiments in respiratory physiology from before the Space Shuttle Era to long-duration flights of the International Space Station! Detailing the effects of gravity on blood flow, inhaled particulate matter (PM), and ventilation control on the lung, Gravity and the Lung discusses convective ...

Gravity and the Lung: Lessons from Microgravity 2001, CRC Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780824705701