Medical Physiology: The Big Picture / Edition 1

Medical Physiology: The Big Picture / Edition 1

by Jonathan Kibble, Colby Halsey, Thomas Adair
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0071485678

ISBN-13: 9780071485678

Pub. Date: 01/20/2009

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Get the BIG PICTURE of Medical Physiology — and focus on what you really need to know to ace the course and board exams!

4-Star Doody's Review!

"This excellent, no-frills approach to physiology concepts is designed to help medical students and other health professions students review the basic concepts associated with physiology for the medical

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Get the BIG PICTURE of Medical Physiology — and focus on what you really need to know to ace the course and board exams!

4-Star Doody's Review!

"This excellent, no-frills approach to physiology concepts is designed to help medical students and other health professions students review the basic concepts associated with physiology for the medical profession. The information is concise, accurate and timely."

If you don't have unlimited study time Medical Physiology: The Big Picture is exactly what you need! With an emphasis on what you “need to know” versus “what's nice to know,” and enhanced with 450 full-color illustrations, it offers a focused, streamlined overview of medical physiology. You'll find a succinct, user-friendly presentation designed to make even the most complex concepts understandable in a short amount of time.

With just the right balance of information to give you the edge at exam time, this unique combination text and atlas features:

  • A “Big Picture” perspective on precisely what you must know to ace your course work and board exams
  • Coverage of all the essential areas of Physiology, including General, Neurophysiology, Blood, Cardiovascular, Pulmonary, Renal and Acid Base, Gastrointestinal, and Reproductive
  • 450 labeled and explained full-color illustrations
  • 190 board exam-style questions and answers — including a complete practice test at the end of the book
  • Special icon highlights important clinical information

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071485678
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
01/20/2009
Series:
LANGE The Big Picture Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
1,240,304
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

General Physiology
Membrane Transport

Membrane Potentials and Action Potentials

Cellular Communications

Autonomic Nervous System

Neuromuscular and Synaptic Transmission

Skeletal Muscle

Smooth Muscle

Blood
Blood Components

Blood Groups—Transfusion

Hemostasis and Coagulation

Cardiovascular Physiology
Hemodynamics

Cardiac Electrophysiology

Cardiac Muscle and Mechanics

Regulation of Venous Return and Cardiac Output

Regulation of Arterial Pressure

Capillary Fluid Exchange

Regulation of Blood Flow

Renal Physiology
Body Fluid Compartments

Urine Formation

Glomerular Filtration Rate

Renal Blood Flow

Tubular Processes

Regulation of Extracellular Osmolarity

Control of Blood and Extracellular Volume

Renal Regulation of K+

Ca++, Phosphate, and Mg++

Acid-Base Disturbances

Diuretics

Respiratory Physiology
Ventilation and Lung Mechanics

Alveolar-Blood Gas Exchange

Transport of O2 and CO2

Pulmonary Circulation and Edema

Ventilation/Perfusion Defects

Control of Breathing

Causes of Hypoxemia

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