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copertina di Crash Course : Physiology

Crash Course : Physiology

di Shahid - Nunhuck  • 2008  • dettagli prodotto

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Covering all aspects of the syllabus, Crash Course: Physiology offers you a fast way to recap on what you need to know to get through the exams with ease. Styled in an easy-to-follow, readily accessible format, this book is prepared by senior medical students or junior doctors – under faculty supervision – to give you the correct level of information perfectly tailored to current curricula requirements.Table of Contents: Part I: Physiology 1. INTRODUCTION TO PHYSIOLOGY Overview of body systems The cell 2. PHYSIOLOGY OF THE BLOOD AND BODY FLUIDS Overview of body fluids and fluid compartments The diffusion of ions across biological membranes Fluid movement between body compartments Fluid and ion movement between the body and the external environment Measuring body fluid compartments Blood physiology 3 PHYSIOLOGY OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM Overview of the nervous system Cellular physiology of the nervous system The process of nervous transmission Sensation and pain The visual system The auditory system The olfactory system The gustatory system 4 PHYSIOLOGY OF THE MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM Overview of the musculoskeletal system Skeletal muscle: structure and function Skeletal muscle: contraction Muscle function and motor control Bone 5 PHYSIOLOGY OF THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM Overview of the cardiovascular system Functions of the cardiovascular system The heart The cardiac cycle Structure and function of the blood vessels Lymph and the lymphatic system Control of the cardiovascular system Cardiovascular receptors and central control Regulation of circulation in individual tissues 6 PHYSIOLOGY OF THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM Overview of the respiratory system Ventilation and gaseous exchange Surface tension and surfactant Gaseous exchange in the lungs Perfusion and gas transport Control of respiratory function 7 PHYSIOLOGY OF THE GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM Overview of the gastrointestinal system The upper gastrointestinal tract The stomach The liver and biliary tract The pancreas The small intestine The large intestine 8 PHYSIOLOGY OF THE KIDNEYS AND URINARY TRACT Organization of the kidneys The glomerulus Transport processes in the renal tubule The proximal tubule The loop of Henle Renal function and homeostasis Part II: Self-assessment Multiple-choice questions (MCQs) Problem-based learning (PBL) questions Extended-matching questions (EMQs) Essay questions MCQ answers PBL answers EMQ answers

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ISBN: 0723433887

Titolo: Crash Course : Physiology

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Editore: Elsevier - Mosby

Volume: Unico

Edizione: 2008

Collana: Crash Course

Lingua: Inglese

Finitura: Copertina flessibile

Misure: 21x27 cm

Pagine: 304