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Case Files : Physiology (06 - Old Edition)by Toy and Weisbrodt and Dubinsky and Walters and Harms and O'neil
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REAL-LIFE CLINICAL CASES for the Basic Sciences and USMLE Step 1
Clinical correlations are increasingly emphasized in the teaching of basic medical science. Students, therefore, need exposure to clinical cases to pass course exams and ace the USMLE Step 1. This book presents 51 real-life clinical cases illustrating essential concepts in physiology. Each case includes an easy to understand discussion correlated to key basic science concepts, definitions of key terms, physiology pearls, and USMLE-style review questions. This interactive learning system helps you to learn instead of memorize.
• 51 clinical cases correlated to high-yield physiology concepts
• Physiology Pearls highlight key points
• USMLE-style comprehension questions with each case
• Primer on how to approach the basic sciences
• Proven learning system improves exam scores
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REAL LIFE CLINICAL CASES FOR THE COURSE EXAMS AND USMLE STEP 1
"This extremely useful book reinforces the relationship between basic science and clinical medicine for students. It will help them either review or learn basic physiology as it applies to medicine, which should strengthen their diagnostic and therapeutic skills. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service
You need exposure to clinical cases to pass course exams and ace the USMLE Step 1. Case Files: Physiology presents 50 real-life clinical cases illustrating essential concepts in microbiology. Each case includes and easy-to-understand discussion correlated to key basic science concepts, definitions of key terms, physiology pearls, and USMLE-style review questions. This interactive system helps you learn instead of memorize.
This book presents 50 clinical cases emphasizing the basic science aspects of physiology, traditionally one of the most difficult basic science subjects. Each case includes an extended discussion (including definitions and a pathophysiology discussion), key points, and 3-5 USMLE-style comprehension questions.
About the Author
Eugene C. Toy, MD, is a dual certified family physician and ob/gyn and is Academic Chief and Program Director for the Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas. He also oversees the ob/gyn clerkship at Christus-St. Joseph Hospital and is actively involved in teaching medical students.
Norman Weisbrodt, PhD, is Professor and Interim Chairman of the Department of Integrative Biology and Pharmacology at The University of TexasHouston Medical School in Houston, Texas.
William P. Dubinsky, Jr., PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Integrative Biology and Pharmacology at The University of TexasHouston Medical School in Houston, Texas.
Roger G. ONeil, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Integrative Biology and Pharmacology at The University of TexasHouston Medical School in Houston, Texas. Edgar T. (“Terry”) Walters, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Integrative Biology and Pharmacology at The University of TexasHouston Medical School in Houston, Texas.
Konrad P. Harms, MD, is Associate Program Director and Director of Academic Development for the Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Approach to Basic Sciences and Physiology
Part 2: 50 Cases (organized by system)
Case 1 Control of Cell Function
Case 2 Autonomic Nervous System
Case 3 Neuromuscular stimulation
Case 4 Smooth Muscle
Case 5 Striated Muscle
Case 6 Cell Membrane
Case 7 Hemodynamics
Case 8 Electrical Activity of Heart
Case 9 EKG
Case 10 Mechanical Activity of Heart
Case 11 Regulation of Venous Return & Cardiac Output
Case 12 Regulation of Arterial Blood Pressure
Case 13 Regional Exchange/ Blood Flow
Case 14 Function & Structure
Case 15 Mechanics of Breathing
Case 16 Function of Respiratory System
Case 17 Gas Exchange
Case 18 Oxygen-Carbon Dioxide Transport
Case 19 Control of Breathing
Case 20 Renal blood flow and GFR
Case 21 Proximal Tubule
Case 22 Loop of Henle, Distal Tubule & Collecting Duct
Case 23 Regulation of Body Fluid Osmolality
Case 24 Regulation of Sodium Balance and ECF
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