Cardiovascular Physiology / Edition 2

Cardiovascular Physiology / Edition 2

ISBN-10:
0070279896
ISBN-13:
9780070279896
Pub. Date:
01/01/1986
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
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Cardiovascular Physiology / Edition 2

CLEAR, CONCISE, AND UP-TO-DATE



Here 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.



THE NUMBER 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 pointers to the source material in the text

• Offers new information on cellular processes, blood and blood clotting, closed-system functions, electrophysiology, clinical issues such as diastolic and systolic heart failure-and MORE

• Expands coverage of growth, aging, and gender issues

• Provides an ideal quick review for the USMLE Step 1

• Reinforces learning with study questions

• NEW appendix resources, 2-color diagrams, self-assessment questions at the end of the book, and updated references

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780070279896
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/1986
Edition description: 2nd ed
Pages: 224

Table of Contents

Cardiovascular PhysiologyFifth Edition Preface Chapter 1. Overview of the Cardiovascular System Chapter 2. Characteristics of Cardiac Muscle Cells Chapter 3. The Heart Pump Chapter 4. The Electrocardiogram Chapter 5. Cardiac Abnormalities Chapter 6. The Peripheral Vascular System Chapter 7. Vascular Control Chapter 8. Central Venous Pressure: An Indicator of Circulatory Status Chapter 9. Regulation of Arterial Pressure Chapter 10. Cardiovascular Responses to Physiological Stress Chapter 11 Cardiovascular Function in Pathological Situations Answers to Study Questions Appendix A Appendix B Appendix C Appendix D Index

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