Concise Textbook of Human Physiology

Concise Textbook of Human Physiology

by Indu Khurana

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Overview

● Thoroughly revised and updated second edition retains

its well accepted unique style of organization of the text

in three parts and twelve sections.

● Presentation of the text with various levels of headings,

subheadings, boldface and italics has been maintained to

help the students easily understand, retain and reproduce.

● Text has been updated incorporating the recent advances

in each section including more aspects of molecular

physiology.

● Applied physiology has been updated with recent concepts

on pathophysiology, and recent advances in the

basic investigations and therapeutic principles.

● To further upgrade the book, many new figures, tables

and flowcharts have been added.

Online Content:

  • FAQs with reference for the answers in the book

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9788131253007
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 04/24/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 690
File size: 52 MB
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Table of Contents

SECTION 1 GENERAL PHYSIOLOGY

1.1 Functional Organization, Composition and Internal Environment of Human Body

1.2 The Cell Physiology

1.3 Transport Through Cell Membrane

1.4 Membrane Potential

SECTION 2 NERVE MUSCLE PHYSIOLOGY

2.1 The Nerve

2.2 Neuromuscular Junction

2.3 Skeletal Muscle

2.4 Smooth Muscle and Cardiac Muscle

SECTION 3 BLOOD AND IMMUNE SYSTEM

3.1 Plasma and Plasma Proteins7

3.2 Red Blood Cells and Anaemias

3.3 White Blood Cells

3.4 Immune Mechanisms

3.5 Platelets, Haemostasis and Blood Coagulation

3.6 Blood Groups and Blood Transfusion

SECTION 4 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

4.1 Functional Anatomy of Heart and Physiology of Cardiac Muscle

4.2 Origin and Spread of Cardiac Impulse and Electrocardiography

4.3 Heart as a Pump: Cardiac Cycle, Cardiac Output and Venous Return

4.4 Dynamics of Circulation: Pressure and Flow of Blood and Lymph

4.5 Cardiovascular Regulation

4.6 Regional Circulation

4.7 Cardiovascular Homeostasis in Health and Disease

SECTION 5 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

5.1 Respiratory Tract: Structure and Functions

5.2 Pulmonary Ventilation

5.3 Pulmonary Circulation

5.4 Pulmonary Diffusion

5.5 Transport of Gases

5.6 Regulation of Respiration

5.7 Respiration: Applied Aspects

5.8 Physiology of Exercise

SECTION 6 EXCRETORY SYSTEM

6.1 Kidneys: Functional Anatomy and Blood Flow

6.2 Physiology of Excretory System

6.3 Physiology of Acid-Base Balance

6.4 Applied Renal Physiology Including Renal Function Tests

6.5 Physiology of Micturition

SECTION 7 GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM

7.1 Organization, General Principles and Functions of Gastrointestinal System

7.2 Physiological Activities in Mouth, Pharynx and Oesophagus

7.3 Physiological Activities in Stomach

7.4 Pancreas, Liver and Gall Bladder

7.5 Physiological Activities in Small Intestine

7.6 Physiological Activities in Large Intestine

7.7 Digestion and Absorption

SECTION 8 ENDOCRINAL SYSTEM

8.1 General Principles of Endocrinal System

8.2 Endocrinal Functions of Hypothalamus and Pituitary Gland

8.3 Thyroid Gland

8.4 Endocrinal Control of Calcium Metabolism and Bone Physiology

8.5 Adrenal Glands

8.6 Pancreatic Hormones

8.7 Endocrinal Functions of Other Organs and Local Hormones

SECTION 9 REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM

9.1 Sexual Growth and Development

9.2 Male Reproductive Physiology

9.3 Female Reproductive Physiology

9.4 Physiology of Pregnancy and Parturition

9.5 Physiology of Lactation

9.6 Physiology of Contraception

SECTION 10 NERVOUS SYSTEM

10.1 Central Nervous System

10.2 Synaptic Transmission

10.3 Somatosensory System

10.4 Somatic Motor System

10.5 Autonomic Nervous System

10.6 Meninges, Cerebrospinal Fluid, Blood-Brain Barrier and Cerebral Blood Flow

10.7 Limbic System and Physiology of Emotional, Behavioural and Motivational Mechanisms

10.8 Reticular Formation, Electrical Activity of the Brain, and Alert Behaviour and Sleep

10.9 Some Higher Functions of Nervous System

SECTION 11 SPECIAL SENSES

11.1 Sense of Vision

11.2 Sense of Hearing

11.3 Chemical Senses: Smell and Taste

Index

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