First Published in 1981, this book offers a full, comprehensive guide to the operation of cardiovascular fluid systems. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for cardiologists, haematologists, students of medicine, and other practitioners in their respective fields.
Table of Contents
1. The Cardiovascular Bed as a system. 2. Elements of Physiology of the Circulatory System. 3. Properties of Flowing Blood. 4. Structure and Physiology of Blood Vessels. 5. Propagation of Waves in Arteries. 6. Pulsatile Flow. 7. Analog Models of the Circulation. 8. The Heart as a Pump. 9. Blood Flow in the Microcirculation. 10. Fluid Mechanics of Thrombus Formation. Index.