Principles of Physiology for the Anaesthetist, Second edition: 2nd Edition (e-Book) book cover

Principles of Physiology for the Anaesthetist, Second edition

2nd Edition

CRC Press

496 pages

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eBook (VitalSource) : 9780429186257
pub: 2012-12-11
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The practice of anaesthesia, including intensive care medicine and pain management, requires a considerable understanding of normal and abnormal physiology. This is reflected in postgraduate examinations in anaesthesia where candidates are questioned in depth about many aspects of physiology.The second edition of this well-received textbook continu

Table of Contents

1. Physiology of excitable cells 2. Physiology of the nervous system 3. Respiratory physiology 4. Cardiovascular physiology 5. Gastrointestinal physiology 6. Liver physiology 7. Renal physiology 8. Acid-base physiology 9. Physiology of blood 10. Physiology of the immune system 11. Endocrine physiology 12. Metabolism, nutrition, exercise and temperature regulation 13. Physiology of pain 14. Maternal and neonatal physiology 15. Physiology of ageing 16. Special environments

About the Originator

Ian Power, Professor of Anaesthesia and Critical Care, University of Edinburgh, The Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, UK
Peter Kam, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, University of Sydney, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, NSW, Australia

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Anesthesiology