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Just Enough Physiology

Mayo Clinic Scientific Press

By James R. Munis

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Format: Paperback, 176 pages
Other Information: Illustrations (chiefly col.)
Published In: United States, 01 January 2012
Just Enough Physiology takes the reader on a guided tour of cardiopulmonary physiology. You'll discover how the heart, lungs, and circulation work in extreme environments so that you're better equipped to understand how they function-or malfunction-at the bedside, in the operating room, or in the intensive care unit. Just Enough Physiology also shows the field through the eyes of some of its most colorful pioneers. While the stories are fascinating in their own right, they also reinforce the foundational principles of physiology and reveal how those discoveries were made-sometimes at great risk, and often against stiff resistance. Written as bite-sized topics, Just Enough Physiology caters to the way people learn, study, and remember. Every subject can be read and mastered in one brief sitting. Like the brain teasers that are included at the end of each chapter, Just Enough Physiology emphasizes the logic, and not just the details, behind physiology. Just Enough Physiology will prepare all students and physicians-in-training for board exams while also teaching them how to think like a physiologist.

Table of Contents

1. Pressure and Its Measurement ; 2. Atmospheric and Alveolar Pressures ; 3. Hydrostatic Pressure ; 4. Doctor Dolittle Visits a Sitting Case ; 5. In the Loop-Left Ventricular Pressures ; 6. What Goes Around Comes Around-Venous Return ; 7. Pushmi-Pullyu and the Right Atrium ; 8. Pressure and Flow-Chickens and Eggs ; 9. Down But Not Out-Circulatory Arrest Pressures ; 10. Starling's Riddle of the Broken Heart ; 11. Oxygen and the Gradients of Life ; 12 The Two Doctors Fick ; 13 A Breath of Fresh Air-Ventilation ; 14 Pulmonary Function Tests ; 15 Where Breath Meets Blood-Lung Perfusion ; 16 Bird Brains and Bird Breath ; 17 Diffusion Limitation-Montana Style ; 18 Man, Machine, and Homeostasis ; 19 Putting It All Together-Manned Space Flight

About the Author

James R. Munis, MD, PhD, Consultant, Division of Neuroanesthesia, and Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering; and Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and of Physiology, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.

EAN: 9780199797790
ISBN: 019979779X
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Dimensions: 25.4 x 18 x 0.9 centimetres (0.24 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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