Physiology Flash Cards

Physiology Flash Cards
By:Kibble, Jonathan; Cannarozzi, Maria;
Pub Date:September 9th 2014
Format:Paperback 372 pages
ISBN:0071767509 / 9780071767507
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150 high-yield cards include key concepts and clinical cases--great for board review and exam preparation!

  • Organized by body system:
    • Musculoskeletal System
    • Nervous System
    • Blood
    • Cardiovascular System
    • Respiratory System
    • Urinary System
    • Gastrointestinal System
    • Endocrine System
    • Reproductive System
  • Great for board review and exam preparation


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Physiology Flash Cards: Cards will be organized by the following major body systems, and by the highest-yield physiology topic s within each system. Each key concept will be presented using a series of clinical cases. Set 1: Musculoskeletal System · Neuromuscular junction · Muscle contraction · Motor units · Muscle tetany · Muscle mechanics Set 2: Nervous system · Neuronal cells · Action potential · Synaptic transmission · Glial cells · Cerebrospinal fluid · Blood brain barrier · Somatic sensation · Pain sensation · Visual system · Auditory system · Vestibular system · Taste and smell · Spinal reflexes · Descending motor tracts · Cortical control of movement · Cerebellar function · Sympathetic nervous system · Parasympathetic nervous system · Limbic system · Regulation of food intake · Regulation of body temperature · Circadian rhythms · Sleep · Learning and memory · Language and speech Set 3: Blood and Immune System · Blood plasma · Blood cells · Hematopoesis · Red cell indices · Blood clotting · Platelet function · Anticoagulants and fibrinolysis · Innate immunity · Cell-mediated immune responses · Humoral immune responses · Tolerance and autoimmunity Set 4: Cardiovascular System · Cardiac muscle physiology · Cardiac conducting system · Electrocardiogram · Cardiac cycle · Heart sounds · Cardiac output · Frank-Starling principle · Ventricular function · Arterial blood pressure · Venous return · Regional blood flow · Microcirculation · Lymphatics Set 5: Respiratory System · Gas laws · Lung volumes and spirometry · The ventilation cycle · Static lung mechanics · Dynamic lung mechanics · CO2 transport · Ventilation and CO2 elimination · Pulmonary blood flow · O2 transport · Oxygenation of blood · Ventilation: perfusion (V/Q) ratio · Control of breathing Set 6: Urinary System · Nephrons · Renal endocrinology · Renal blood flow · Glomerular filtration · Renal clearance · Renal sodium handling · Diuretics · Urine concentration and dilution · Renal potassium handling · Renal calcium, magnesium and phosphate handling · Renal urea handling · Fluid and electrolyte homeostasis · Acid base disorders Set 7: Gastrointestinal System · Smooth muscle types · Enteric nervous system · Gastrointestinal peptides · Mouth and salivary glands · Gastric function · Pancreatic exocrine function · Biliary system · Digestion and absorption of nutrients · Fluid absorption and secretion · Calcium and iron absorption · Vitamin uptake · Gastrointestinal motility Set 8: Endocrine System · Hormone receptors and messenger systems · Anterior pituitary · Posterior pituitary · Thyroid gland · Adrenal cortex · Adrenal medulla · Endocrine pancreas · Parathyroid hormone, calcitonin and vitamin D Set 9: Reproductive System · Gonadotropins and sex steroids · Sexual differentiation · Spermatogenesis · Seminal fluid · Erection and ejaculation · Ovarian and uterine cycle · Female sexual arousal · Fertilization · Implantation · Placental function · Endocrinology of pregnancy · Parturition · Lactation


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