Dr. Levitzky's Lecture Notes

The following lecture notes are slightly revised from Dr. Levitzky's original lecture handouts. They formed the outline for the first edition of Pulmonary Physiology (McGraw-Hill, 1982).

The eighth edition of this book is currently available.


 Errata: First Printing of Eighth Edition

Mechanics of Breathing
Alveolar Ventilation
Pulmonary Blood Flow
Ventilation-Perfusion Relationships
Physical Principles of Gas Exchange
The Transport of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide by the Blood
Introduction to Acid-Base Physiology
Control of Breathing
Non-Respiratory Functions of the Lung
Altitude Physiology
Diving Physiology