Physiology's classic text continues to uphold its rich tradition-presenting key physiology concepts in a remarkably clear and engaging manner. Guyton & Hall's Textbook of Medical Physiology covers all of the major systems in the human body, while emphasizing system interaction, homeostasis, and pathophysiology. This very readable, easy-to-follow, and thoroughly updated, 11th Edition features a new full-color layout, short chapters, clinical vignettes, and shaded summary tables that allow for easy comprehension of the material. ...
Now in its sixth edition, Color Atlas of Physiology covers the entire subject of human physiology and brilliantly reviews everything medical students need to know to pass their pre-clinical physiology exams. Sections include the nerves and muscles, blood, respiration, the cardiovascular system, digestion, and reproduction. Providing a concise review of each thematic unit, the popular and proven layout of the book's double-page spreads with color illustrations and accompanying text allows for speedy comprehension and recall of key concepts...
The goal of this second edition of Medical Physiology is to
provide a clear, accurate, and up-to-date introduction to
medical physiology for medical students and students in
the allied health sciences. Physiology, the study of normal
function, is key to understanding pathophysiology and
pharmacology and is essential to the everyday practice of
The purpose of this book remains what it was in the
first seven editions: to present the fundamental principles
and facts of human physiology in a format that
is suitable for undergraduate students, regardless of
academic backgrounds or fields of study: liberal arts,
biology, nursing, pharmacy, or other allied health professions.
Most of the terms used in anatomy and physiology are of either Greek or Latin origin. (In
fact, the term anatomy is derived from a Greek word that means to “cut open.”) These
terms are descriptive, and while they may appear to be rather difficult in the beginning,
they soon will be second nature to you. You’ll find yourself speaking the language of anatomy
and physiology in no time.
Ebook "Essentials of Anatomy And Physiology" this is your textbook for your first course in human anatomy and physiology, a subject that is both fascinating and rewarding. That you are taking such a course says something about you. You may simply be curious as to how the human body functions or you may have a personal goal of making a contribution in one of the healthcare professions. Whatever your reason, this textbook will help you to be successful in your anatomy and physiology course.
This book attempts to integrate the progress in the physiological aspects of
blood pressure regulation mechanisms related to the kidney. With this in mind,
we tried to collect a series of original contributions from leading experts in the
field. The continuous evolution of techniques and biomedical aspects has overall
led to significant progress; however, in recent years, major concerns have
been expressed about gene target research. Therefore, molecules of different
origin and nature are investigated from various aspects and a number of particles
are hardly integrated....
A well-known doctor once told me that “learning is the
noblest form of begging”. This is certainly what it feels like
just before the MRCS exam when the brain labours with the
weight of temporary information. Physiology is not an inherently
difficult subject – only made so by the unholy trinity of
a bad night on-call, dwindling time and a thick textbook.
I hope that this book is the remedy to this unfortunate combination,
and helps a little to play the game.
Welcome to Nurses! Test Yourself in Anatomy and Physiology. We hope you will
fi nd this an invaluable tool throughout your anatomy and physiology courses
This book is designed to be used as a revision aid that you can use with your
main textbook. Each chapter is designed for stand-alone revision, meaning that
you need not read from the beginning to benefi t from the book
(BQ) Part 1 book "Guyton and hall physiology review" presents the following contents: The cell and general physiology; membrane physiology, nerve, and muscle; the heart; the circulation, blood cells, immunity and blood coagulation; the body fluids and kidneys.
The editor has incorporated scientific contributions from a diverse group of leading
researchers in the field of hematology and related blood cell research. This book aims
to provide an overview of current knowledge pertaining to our understanding of
hematology. The main subject areas will include blood cell morphology and function,
the pathophysiology and genetics of hematological disorders and malignancies, blood
testing and typing, and the processes governing hematopoiesis. Blood cell physiology,
biochemistry and blood flow are covered in this book....
Biological sciences in nursing has seen a change in status over the last 20
years. As a nurse educator, I became aware that with the introduction of
the ‘nursing model’ all signs of biology were banished from the curriculum.
Anatomy and physiology were thought to be akin to the ‘medical model’,
and as such they fell outside the nurse’s territory. At all costs, nurses had
to be seen as autonomous practitioners in their own right.
The main method of cognition of the performance of biological systems is their
mathematical modeling. The essence of this method should reflect the principle of
optimization in biology. Any biosystem cannot function if its energy consumption is
The same is applicable to the blood circulatory system. Its main function is to transport
blood throughout the body in order to maintain the proper gaseous exchange, deliver
important substances to viscera and tissues in living body and remove decay products.
The editor has incorporated scientific contributions from a diverse group of leading researchers in the field of hematology and related blood cell research. This book aims to provide an overview of current knowledge pertaining to our understanding of hematology. The main subject areas will include blood cell morphology and function, the pathophysiology and genetics of hematological disorders and malignancies, blood testing and typing, and the processes governing hematopoiesis. Blood cell physiology, biochemistry and blood flow are covered in this book....
Chapter 17 provides knowledge of blood. This chapter presents the following content: Overview: Blood composition and functions, blood plasma, formed elements, hemostasis, transfusion and blood replacement, diagnostic blood tests, developmental aspects of blood.
Chapter 19 - The cardiovascular system: Blood vessels (part a). When you finish this chapter, you should: Describe the three layers that typically form the wall of a blood vessel, and state the function of each; define vasoconstriction and vasodilation; compare and contrast the structure and function of the three types of arteries;...
Chapter 19 - The cardiovascular system: Blood vessels (part b). Learning objectives of this chapter include: Define blood flow, blood pressure, and resistance, and explain the relationships between these factors; list and explain the factors that influence blood pressure, and describe how blood pressure is regulated; define hypertension. Describe its manifestations and consequences;...
Chapter 19 - The cardiovascular system: Blood vessels (part c). After completing this unit, you should be able to: Trace the pathway of blood through the pulmonary circuit, and state the importance of this special circulation; describe the general functions of the systemic circuit; name and give the location of the major arteries and veins in the systemic circulation;...
Chapter 22 - The respiratory system (part b), The following will be discussed in this chapter: Respiratory volumes; respiratory capacities; dead space; pulmonary function tests; nonrespiratory air movements; gas exchanges between blood, lungs and tissues;...