Cardiovascular Physiology

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-03-27
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical

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The ideal quick review for USMLE Step I with numerous illustrations, an easy-to-read format, handy tables, and chapter summaries Audience includes medical students, Nursing Practitioner students, and Cardiovascular residents New Edition features new material on Growth, Aging, and Gender issues; addition of numerous clinical topics

Author Biography

David E. Mohrman Ph.D. And Lois Jane Heller Ph.D. University of Minnesota Duluth Department of Physiology School of Medicine

Table of Contents

Overview of the cardiovascular systemp. 1
Characteristics of cardiac muscle cellsp. 19
The heart pumpp. 47
The electrocardiogramp. 71
Cardiac abnormalitiesp. 83
The peripheral vascular systemp. 93
Vascular controlp. 117
Central venous pressure : an indicator of circulatory hemodynamicsp. 146
Regulation of arterial pressurep. 161
Cardiovascular responses to physiological stressesp. 185
Cardiovascular function in pathological situationsp. 205
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