Get the BIG PICTURE of Medical Physiology -- and focus on what you really need to know to ace the course and board exams!
4-Star Doody's Review! "This excellent, no-frills approach to physiology concepts is designed to help medical students and other health professions students review the basic concepts associated with physiology for the medical profession. The information is concise, accurate and timely."
If you don't have unlimited study time Medical Physiology: The Big Picture is exactly what you need! With an emphasis on what you "need to know" versus "what's nice to know," and enhanced with 450 full-color illustrations, it offers a focused, streamlined overview of medical physiology. You'll find a succinct, user-friendly presentation designed to make even the most complex concepts understandable in a short amount of time.
With just the right balance of information to give you the edge at exam time, this unique combination text and atlas features:
Membrane Potentials and Action Potentials
Autonomic Nervous System
Neuromuscular and Synaptic Transmission
Hemostasis and Coagulation
Cardiac Muscle and Mechanics
Regulation of Venous Return and Cardiac Output
Regulation of Arterial Pressure
Capillary Fluid Exchange
Regulation of Blood Flow
Glomerular Filtration Rate
Renal Blood Flow
Regulation of Extracellular Osmolarity
Control of Blood and Extracellular Volume
Renal Regulation of K+
Ca++, Phosphate, and Mg++
Alveolar-Blood Gas Exchange
Transport of O2 and CO2
Pulmonary Circulation and Edema
Control of Breathing
Causes of Hypoxemia