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Indispensable dip-in revision aid

Instant Physiology is not just astandard physiology textbook. It presents the fundamental physiological information needed for clinical practice in an easily accessible dip-in format.

Each topic is concisely displayed in a double-page spread and is presented in a system-by-system approach to physiology, relating to the clinical requirements of medicine and surgery.

This edition has been updated so that the text on cardiology has been fully revised and new chapters on extremes of physiology, starvation and total parenteral nutrition have been included. The book is now completely indexed.

Ideal for:

  • junior doctors and MRCP / MRCS candidates

  • medical students on clinical attachments

  • nurses and other allied health professionals

Book News Annotation:

With an emphasis on the clinical requirements of medicine and surgery, this quick reference for junior doctors and medical students presents fundamental information on physiology in an easily accessible format. Each topic is covered in a concise, two-page spread, with the text augmented by diagrams, tables, and lists. The second edition features new sections on the effects of starvation and total parenteral nutrition. Borley is affiliated with the Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery at Cheltenham General Hospital and Achan is an Interventional Cardiology Fellow at St. George's Hospital Medical School in London. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Indispensable dip-in revision aid

Instant Physiology is not just astandard physiology textbook. It presents the fundamental physiological information needed for clinical practice in an easily accessible dip-in format.

Each topic is concisely displayed in a double-page spread and is presented in a system-by-system approach to physiology, relating to the clinical requirements of medicine and surgery.

This edition has been updated so that the text on cardiology has been fully revised and new chapters on extremes of physiology, starvation and total parenteral nutrition have been included. The book is now completely indexed.

About the Author

Mr Neil Borley is Consultant in colorectal surgery at Cheltenham General Hospital.

Dr Vinod Achan is Specialist Registrar in Cardiology at Kingston Hospital.

Table of Contents

Contents.

List of abbreviations.

1 Cellular Physiology.

2 Cardiovascular Physiology.

3 Respiratory Physiology.

4 Renal Physiology.

5 Alimentary Physiology.

6 Endocrine Physiology.

7 Physiology of the Blood.

8 Physiology of the Nervous System.

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781405126632
Author:
Borley, Neil R.
Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell
Author:
Achan, Vinod
Subject:
Physiology
Subject:
Human Physiology
Subject:
Basic Medical Sciences
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Medical Specialties
Subject:
Basic Medic
Subject:
al Sciences
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Series:
Instant
Publication Date:
January 1991
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9.20x6.32x.49 in. .92 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Indispensable dip-in revision aid

Instant Physiology is not just astandard physiology textbook. It presents the fundamental physiological information needed for clinical practice in an easily accessible dip-in format.

Each topic is concisely displayed in a double-page spread and is presented in a system-by-system approach to physiology, relating to the clinical requirements of medicine and surgery.

This edition has been updated so that the text on cardiology has been fully revised and new chapters on extremes of physiology, starvation and total parenteral nutrition have been included. The book is now completely indexed.

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