PDQ Physiology

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BC Decker Incorporated, 2002 - Medical - 520 pages
Intended to supplement a large text on physiology by making hard to gr asp concepts easier to understand. Description PDQ Physiology offers a concise, up-to-date summary of human physiology. It is an ideal resource for the more advanced physiology specialist and health professional requiring a quick view or review. The book's perspective is one of integration while incorporating the current understanding in molecular and cellular physiology and offers up-to-date explanations of physiological phenomena. The reader will greatly benefit from the coverage of topics not found in most comprehensive physiology books. PDQ Physiology is more focused on significant points; more current in cardiac, renal, and muscle functions; and is more descriptive in sexuality, reproduction and birth. Key Features Features numerous illustrations and summary tables Includes a section on the Autonomic Nervous System Comes with a mini CD-ROM with entire text and illustrations, in fully searchable PDF files Contains a bonus self-assessment question and answer section and provides links to web sites that feature animations - all included on the CD-ROM

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Contents

General Physiologic Processes
1
Muscle
36
Blood
71
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Professor EmeritusDepartment of PhysiologyUniversity of TorontoToronto, Ontario

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