Physiology by Numbers: An Encouragement to Quantitative Thinking / Edition 2

Physiology by Numbers: An Encouragement to Quantitative Thinking / Edition 2

by Richard F. Burton
     
 

Explains physiological concepts through the use of simple calculations and accessible language.See more details below

Overview

Explains physiological concepts through the use of simple calculations and accessible language.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521777032
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2000
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
254
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the second edition; Preface to the first edition: how to use this book; 1. Introduction to physiological calculation: approximation and units; 2. Quantifying the body: interrelationships amongst 'representative' or 'textbook' quantities; 3. Energy and metabolism; 4. The cardiovascular system; 5. Respiration; 6. Renal function; 7. Body fluids; 8. Acid-base balance; 9. Nerve and muscle; References; Notes and answers; Index.

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