Cardiovascular Physiology

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McGraw-Hill Companies,Incorporated, Mar 27, 2006 - Medical - 256 pages

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
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    Contents

    Section 1
    1
    Section 2
    47
    Section 3
    71

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    About the author (2006)

    David E. Mohrman Ph.D. and Lois Jane Heller Ph.D. - University of Minnesota Duluth, Department of Physiology, School of Medicine

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