Cardiovascular Physiology / Edition 6

Cardiovascular Physiology / Edition 6

by David E. Mohrman, Lois Jane Heller
     
 

CLEAR, CONCISE, AND UP TO DATEHere is a direct, highly-readable way for students to gain a fundamental knowledge and basic understanding of cardiovascular physiology. Experienced practitioners will find this versatile reference to be the perfect refresher course and a convenient way to stay up-to-date on the latest research and developments in this ever-changing

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CLEAR, CONCISE, AND UP TO DATEHere is a direct, highly-readable way for students to gain a fundamental knowledge and basic understanding of cardiovascular physiology. Experienced practitioners will find this versatile reference to be the perfect refresher course and a convenient way to stay up-to-date on the latest research and developments in this ever-changing field.

#1 CHOICE FOR CARDIOVASCULAR PHYSIOLOGY
* Provides a short, well-mapped path to mastery of concepts and functions of cardiovascular physiology
* Clarifies the details of physiologic mechanisms and their role in pathologic states
* Links cardiovascular physiology to diagnosis and treatment
* Summarizes key concepts at the end of each chapter with locators indicating where the material is located in the text
* Offers new information on discoveries in muscle contraction, membrane potential, and more
* Provides an ideal quick review for the USMLE Step 1 with enhanced illustrations, an easier-to-read format, and handy new tables of normal cardiovascular system values
* Reinforces learning with new study questions
* Convenient appendix resources and a list of recommended readings

****[four stars] from Doody

"A pleasure to read and have, for both the beginner and the practitioner ... a concise but thorough overview of the basic concepts of cardiovascular physiology ... a welcome reference for those who wish to stay abreast without being overwhelmed by unnecessary methodological details."
* —from the Doody review of the Fourth Edition

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071465618
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Series:
LANGE Physiology Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.43(d)

Table of Contents

1Overview of the cardiovascular system1
2Characteristics of cardiac muscle cells19
3The heart pump47
4The electrocardiogram71
5Cardiac abnormalities83
6The peripheral vascular system93
7Vascular control117
8Central venous pressure : an indicator of circulatory hemodynamics146
9Regulation of arterial pressure161
10Cardiovascular responses to physiological stresses185
11Cardiovascular function in pathological situations205

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