Physiology by Numbers: An Encouragement to Quantitative Thinking / Edition 1by Richard F. Burton
Pub. Date: 01/28/1994
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Students of physiology are faced with a great deal of quantitative information. Using the simple calculations provided in this text, the reader has an opportunity to develop a feel for such figures, give them meaning, and above all, to derive fresh insights from them.
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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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