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Principles of Physiology for the Anaesthetist

3rd Edition

By Peter Kam, Ian Power

CRC Press

500 pages

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Principles of Physiology for the Anaesthetist, now in its Third Edition, continues to provide candidates with a "tailor-made" alternative to more general physiology textbooks and delivers information designed and written specifically with the trainee anaesthetist in mind. The book covers the physiology of all major organ systems, with specific emph

Table of Contents

Physiology of Excitable Cells. Physiology of the Nervous System. Respiratory Physiology. Cardiovascular Physiology. Gastrointestinal Physiology. Liver Physiology. Renal Physiology. Acid-Base Physiology. Physiology of Blood. Physiology of the Immune System. Endocrine Physiology. Metabolism, Nutrition, Exercise and Temperature Regulation. Physiology of Pain. Maternal and Neonatal Physiology. Physiology of Ageing. Special Environments.

About the Authors

Peter Kam, MBBS, MD, FRCA, FANZCA, FFARCSI, FHKCA (Hon), is the Nuffield Professor of Anaesthetics, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, NSW, Australia. His research interests include perioperative platelet dysfunction and pharmacology of inhaled drugs and local anaesthetic drugs.

Ian Power, BSc (Hon), MD, FRCA, FFPMANZCA, FRCS Edin, FRCP Edin, is professor emeritus at the University of Edinburgh in the UK.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Anatomy
MEDICAL / Anesthesiology
MEDICAL / Critical Care