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A good understanding of cardiovascular physiology is fundamental to understanding cardiovascular disease, exercise performances and many other aspects of human physiology. The substantially revised, updated fifth edition of this well-respected textbook offers all the information needed by students and medical examination candidates in a clear, logical and well-illustrated manner, with many useful line diagrams and tables that support the text and provide proof of concepts. The book provides a comprehensive by accessible account of this complex subject, from the fundamentals of how the cardiovascular system works in both health and disease, through to more difficult mechanisms and pathways. The Learning Objectives, Overview, and Summary Sections are helpful for checking understanding. The fifth edition has been thoroughly revised and updated and brought fully up to date, while retaining the successful approach and features of the fourth edition of this popular textbook.

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General Information  
Author(s)Levick
PublisherCRC Press
Edition5
ISBN9780340942048
Pages414
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2009