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BRS Physiology

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780781739191

ISBN10:
0781739195
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/13/2003
Publisher(s):
LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS
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Summary

BRS Physiologyembodies the popular BRS format of succinct outline review of content followed by USMLE-style questions with explanations. The overall content and questions have been updated to reflect the evolving nature of USMLE.On some copies ofBRS Physiology, Third Edition, the publisher omitted value-added material that should have appeared on the inside front and back covers. This material can be downloaded and printed from here:Inside Cover Inside Back Cover

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Acknowledgments xi
Cell Physiology
1(34)
Cell Membranes
1(1)
Transport Across Cell Membranes
2(4)
Osmosis
6(2)
Diffusion Potential, Resting Membrane Potential, and Action Potential
8(6)
Neuromuscular and Synaptic Transmission
14(4)
Skeletal Muscle
18(5)
Smooth Muscle
23(1)
Comparison of Skeletal Muscle, Smooth Muscle, and Cardiac Muscle
24(11)
Review Test
26(9)
Neurophysiology
35(1)
Autonomic Nervous System
35(38)
Sensory Systems
39(14)
Motor Systems
53(8)
Higher Functions of the Cerebral Cortex
61(1)
Blood-Brain Barrier and Cerebrospinal Fluid
62(1)
Temperature Regulation
63(10)
Review Test
66(7)
Cardiovascular Physiology
73(54)
Circuitry of the Cardiovascular System
73(1)
Hemodynamics
74(5)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
79(6)
Cardiac Muscle and Cardiac Output
85(11)
Cardiac Cycle
96(2)
Regulation of Arterial Pressure
98(5)
Microcirculation and Lymph
103(2)
Special Circulations
105(4)
Integrative Functions of the Cardiovascular System: Gravity, Exercise, and Hemorrhage
109(18)
Review Test
114(13)
Respiratory Physiology
127(34)
Lung Volumes and Capacities
127(2)
Mechanics of Breathing
129(8)
Gas Exchange
137(2)
Oxygen Transport
139(4)
CO2 Transport
143(1)
Pulmonary Circulation
144(3)
Ventilation/Perfusion Defects
147(1)
Control of Breathing
148(3)
Integrated Responses of the Respiratory System
151(10)
Review Test
153(8)
Renal and Acid-Base Physiology
161(54)
Body Fluids
161(5)
Renal Clearance, Renal Blood Flow, and Glomerular Filtration Rate
166(4)
Reabsorption and Secretion
170(4)
NaCl Regulation
174(4)
K+ Regulation
178(4)
Renal Regulation of Urea, Phosphate, Calcium, and Magnesium
182(1)
Concentration and Dilution of Urine
183(6)
Renal Hormones
189(1)
Acid-Base Balance
189(11)
Diuretics
200(1)
Integrative Examples
201(14)
Review Test
204(11)
Gastrointestinal Physiology
215(36)
Structure and Innervation of the Gastrointestinal Tract
215(2)
Regulatory Substances in the Gastrointestinal Tract
217(4)
Gastrointestinal Motility
221(5)
Gastrointestinal Secretion
226(12)
Digestion and Absorption
238(13)
Review Test
245(6)
Endocrine Physiology
251(50)
Overview of Hormones
251(3)
Cell Mechanisms and Second Messengers
254(4)
Pituitary Gland (Hypophysis)
258(6)
Thyroid Gland
264(5)
Adrenal Cortex and Adrenal Medulla
269(7)
Endocrine Pancreas---Glucagon and Insulin
276(4)
Calcium Metabolism (Parathyroid Hormone, Vitamin D, Calcitonin)
280(5)
Sexual Differentiation
285(1)
Male Reproduction
286(2)
Female Reproduction
288(13)
Review Test
294(7)
Comprehensive Examination 301(22)
Index 323


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