More Details about Fundamentals of Medical Physiology

General Information  
Author(s)Harminder Singh and Itika Singh
PublisherElseiver
Edition1st Edition 2019
ISBN9788131254097
Pages746
BindingSoftbound
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJuly 2018

Description

Key Features-
 - Addresses the need in the market for a simplified book with comprehensive content coverage
 - Leverage on authors huge network (have collected feedback from around 1000 students across the country)
 - Enhanced learning in the form of animations for functioning of organ systems
 - Addresses the complete curriculum need of the students for this subject

Table of Contents
PART ONE

SECTION 1- GENERAL PHYSIOLOGY
 - General principles in physiology
 - Cellular physiology
 - Genetics
 - Metabolism
 - Topics of special interest

SECTION 2- BLOOD
 - Introduction
 - Red blood cells and hemoglobin
 - Blood groups
 - Platelets and hemostasis
 - Plasma proteins and immunity
 - Topics of special interest
 - Important values

SECTION 3- CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
 - Introduction
 - Cardiac muscle and properties
 - Cardiac cycle
 - Cardiac output
 - Electrocardiogram
 - Regulation of blood pressure and blood flow
 - Circulatory shock and heart failure
 - Hemodynamics
 - Regional circulation
 - Topics of special interest
 - Important values

SECTION 4- PULMONARY PHYSIOLOGY
 - Introduction
 - Functional anatomy and Pulmonary ventilation
 - Mechanics and regulation of respiration
 - Gas transport
 - Respiratory problems at high atmospheric pressure
 - High altitude physiology
 - Exercise physiology
 - Pulmonary circulation
 - Topics of special interest
 - Important values

SECTION 5- RENAL PHYSIOLOGY
 - Introduction
 - Nephron and renal circulation
 - Mechanism of urine formation
 - Physiology of micturition and dialysis
 - Renal function tests
 - Acid base balance
 - Counter current mechanism
 - Acidification of urine
 - Topics of special interest
 - Important values

SECTION 6- GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT
 - Introduction
 - Organization of GIT
 - Salivary secretion and esophagus
 - Gut peptides
 - Obesity and metabolic rate
 - Stomach and gastric secretion
 - Liver, Gall bladder, Pancreas
 - Small intestine
 - Large intestine
 - Topics of special interest
 - Important values

PART TWO
SECTION 1- NERVE MUSCLE PHYSIOLOGY

Nerve physiology
 - Introduction
 - Classification of nerve fibers
 - Properties of nerve fibers
 - Neuromuscular junction
 - Nerve injury and regeneration

Muscle physiology
 - Introduction
 - Skeletal muscle
 - Smooth muscle and cardiac muscle

Important values

SECTION 2- ENDOCRINE 
 - Introduction
 - General principle of endocrine physiology
 - Pituitary gland and Growth hormone
 - Thyroid gland and Thyroid hormones
 - Calcium homeostasis and calcitropic hormones
 - Adrenal cortical hormones
 - Pancreatic hormones
 - Stress hormones
 - Pineal gland and melatonin
 - Topics of special interest
 - Important values

SECTION 3- CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
 - Introduction
 - Synaptic transmission and neurotransmitters
 - Motor cortex
 - Somatosensory transmission
 - Posture regulating mechanisms
 - Cerebellum
 - Basal ganglia
 - Hypothalamus and thalamus
 - Electrical activity of brain: EEG, RAS, Sleep
 - Higher functions of CNS
 - CSF flow
 - Blood brain barrier
 - ANS
 - Topics of special interest
 - Important values

SECTION 4- SPECIAL SENSES
 - Introduction
 - Vision
 - Hearing
 - Taste and smell

SECTION 5- REPRODUCTIVE PHYSIOLOGY
 - Introduction
 - Embryology and sex differentiation
 - Puberty: Changes, regulation and disorders
 - Male reproductive system
 - Female reproductive system
 - Pregnancy
 - Parturition and lactation
 - Contraceptive methods
 - Topics of special interest
 - Important values
 
SECTION 6- MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS
 - PHYSIOLOGY OF AGEING
 - THERMOREGULATORY MECHANISMS
 - CHANGES AFTER BIRTH