The Resource Physiology at a glance, Jeremy P.T. Ward, Roger W.A. Linden

Physiology at a glance, Jeremy P.T. Ward, Roger W.A. Linden

Label
Physiology at a glance
Title
Physiology at a glance
Statement of responsibility
Jeremy P.T. Ward, Roger W.A. Linden
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This revised and updated edition of Physiology at a Glance features clear and concise illustrations, memorable data tables, and easy-to-read text, to provide a thorough introduction to physiology that integrates seamlessly with the medical school curriculum. Physiology at a Glance breaks the topic down into its core components, dealing with structures of the body from cellular level to composite systems. Each chapter focuses on an element of the body and explores vital concepts to aid students at all levels of their training. Physiology at a Glance:<br
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Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
612
Index
index present
LC call number
QP41
LC item number
.W37 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
Series statement
At a glance
Label
Physiology at a glance, Jeremy P.T. Ward, Roger W.A. Linden
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; About the companion website; 1: Homeostasis and the physiology of proteins; Negative feedback control; Protein form and function are protected by homeostatic mechanisms; 2: Body water compartments and physiological fluids; Osmosis; Body water compartments; Intracellular versus extracellular fluid; Interstitial fluid versus plasma; 3: Cells, membranes and organelles; Protein-processing organelles; Membranes and membrane proteins; Mitochondria and energy production
  • 14: Motor units, recruitment and summation15: Cardiac and smooth muscle; Cardiac muscle; Smooth muscle; Contractile mechanisms of smooth muscle; 16: Introduction to the cardiovascular system; Blood vessels; The heart; The systemic circulation; The pulmonary circulation; 17: The heart; Cardiac valves; Cardiac pacemaker, conduction of the impulse and electrocardiogram; Coronary circulation; 18: The cardiac cycle; Ventricular pressure-volume loop; The pulse; Heart sounds; 19: Initiation of the heart beat and excitation-contraction coupling; Cardiac muscle electrophysiology
  • 4: Membrane transport proteins and ion channelsCarrier-mediated transport; Ion channels; 5: Biological electricity; The resting membrane potential; The action potential; 6: Conduction of action potentials; Saltatory conduction; Fibre diameters and conduction velocities; Classification of nerve fibres; Compound action potentials; 7: The autonomic nervous system; Sympathetic system; Parasympathetic system; Neurochemical transmission; 8: Blood; Plasma proteins; Red blood cells; White blood cells; 9: Platelets and haemostasis; Primary haemostasis; Formation of the blood clot (coagulation)
  • Inhibitors of haemostasis and fibrinolysis10: Defence: Inflammation and immunity; Innate immune response; Antibodies (immunoglobulins); Adaptive immune response; 11: Principles of diffusion and flow; Diffusion and bulk flow; Flow through a tube; Wall tension and pressure in spherical or cylindrical containers; 12: Skeletal muscle and its contraction; Skeletal muscle; General mechanisms of skeletal muscle contraction; Fine structure of skeletal muscle; 13: Neuromuscular junction and whole muscle contraction; Neuromuscular junction; Whole muscle contraction
  • The sinoatrial node and origin of the heart beatExcitation-contraction coupling; Regulation of contractility: inotropic agents; 20: Control of cardiac output and Starling's law of the heart; Filling pressure and Starling's law; Importance of Starling's law; Autonomic nervous system; Venous return and vascular function curves; 21: Blood vessels; Structure; Regulation of function and excitation-contraction coupling; The endothelium; 22: Control of blood pressure and blood volume; Acute regulation of the mean arterial blood pressure: the baroreceptor reflex
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ocn829713378
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unknown
Edition
3rd ed
Extent
1 online resource
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118634776
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)829713378
  • pebco1118634772

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