Medical Phisiology: Principles for Clinical Medicine

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Rodney A. Rhoades, David R. Bell
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Jan 18, 2012 - Medical - 819 pages
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Medical Physiology presents the physiological concepts essential to clinical medicine. Each chapter provides conceptual diagrams to facilitate comprehension of difficult concepts, and presents both normal and abnormal clinical conditions to illustrate how physiology serves as an important basis for diagnosis and treatment. Hallmark pedagogical features emphasize problem-solving skills and promote review and retention: Clinical Focus and From Bench to Bedside boxes, a comprehensive glossary, and online USMLE-style review questions with answers and explanations. Companion web site offers additional resources for students (question bank, animations, searchable text) and faculty (image and test banks, PowerPoint slides for use in class).
  

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Contents

Cellular Physiology
1
Neuromuscular Physiology
42
Blood and Immunology
166
Cardiovascular Physiology
212
Respiratory Physiology
326
Renal Physiology and Body Fluids
399
Gastrointestinal Physiology
471
Temperature Regulation and Exercise Physiology
550
Endocrine Physiology
589
Reproductive Physiology
676
Appendix
732
Glossary
735
Index
795
Normal Blood Plasma or Serum Values
820
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Rodney A. Rhoades, Ph.D. is Professor and Chair of the Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology, Indiana University School of Medicine. He has an established career in physiological research, teaching, graduate training, and department administration. Professor Rhoades has over 25 years of teaching experience and has taught several thousand students at two major research universities. He has edited several textbooks in Physiology for both undergraduate and medical students. His area of expertise is respiratory physiology and his research has been supported by National Institutes of Health. He has written over 80 articles for scientific journals and has published several review chapters. His honors include a NASA fellowship, and a NIH Career Development Award. He has served on NIH study sections, editorial board for American. Journal of Physiology, and currently serves as ad hoc reviewer for several other professional journals. He has served two times on the National Board of Medical Examiners Physiology Test Committee, once as a committee chair. Professor Rhoades has also chaired and/or organized international symposia, and has been invited to speak at national and international meetings in physiology.

David R. Bell is the Xinmei Zhang and Yongge Dai Professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania where he researches how people use the Internet and related technologies for shopping and information. David is an active angel investor in, and advisor to, a variety of Internet startups.

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