Coverart for item
The Resource Principles of physiology for the anaesthetist, Ian Power, Peter Kam

Principles of physiology for the anaesthetist, Ian Power, Peter Kam

Label
Principles of physiology for the anaesthetist
Title
Principles of physiology for the anaesthetist
Statement of responsibility
Ian Power, Peter Kam
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NLM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Power, I.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kam, Peter
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Anesthesia
  • Anesthesiologists
  • Physiology
  • Anesthesiology
  • Human physiology
Label
Principles of physiology for the anaesthetist, Ian Power, Peter Kam
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [449]-451) and index
Contents
  • Contributors
  • Preface
  • Abbreviations and measurements
  • 1.
  • Physiology of excitable cells.
  • p. 1
  • membrane potential.
  • p. 1
  • Action potentials.
  • p. 6
  • Voltage-gated ion channels.
  • p. 12
  • Neurotransmitters and receptors: ion channels, G proteins and second messengers.
  • p. 15
  • Neuromuscular transmission.
  • p. 19
  • Muscle.
  • p. 23
  • Muscle spindles, Golgi tendon organs and spinal reflexes.
  • p. 27
  • Sensory receptors.
  • p. 30
  • 2.
  • Physiology of the nervous system.
  • p. 33
  • Neurons.
  • p. 33
  • central and peripheral nervous systems.
  • p. 39
  • autonomic nervous system.
  • p. 57
  • 3.
  • Respiratory physiology.
  • p. 63
  • Cellular respiration.
  • p. 63
  • Carriage of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood.
  • p. 68
  • mechanics of lung ventilation.
  • p. 73
  • Gas exchange in the lungs.
  • p. 82
  • Control of ventilation.
  • p. 92
  • 4.
  • Cardiovascular physiology.
  • p. 99
  • Functions and layout of the cardiovascular system.
  • p. 99
  • heart.
  • p. 102
  • Physical factors governing blood flow through vessels.
  • p. 121
  • Vessels of the systemic circulation.
  • p. 125
  • Control of the cardiovascular system.
  • p. 141
  • Integrated cardiovascular responses.
  • p. 154
  • 5.
  • Gastrointestinal physiology.
  • p. 167
  • 6.
  • Liver physiology.
  • p. 183
  • 7.
  • Renal physiology.
  • p. 193
  • 8.
  • Acid-base physiology.
  • p. 221
  • 9.
  • Physiology of blood.
  • p. 235
  • 10.
  • Physiology of the immune system.
  • p. 259
  • 11.
  • Endocrine physiology.
  • p. 283
  • 12.
  • Metabolism, nutrition, exercise and temperature regulation.
  • p. 311
  • Metabolism.
  • p. 311
  • Nutrition.
  • p. 318
  • Exercise.
  • p. 322
  • Temperature regulation.
  • p. 326
  • 13.
  • Physiology of pain.
  • p. 331
  • 14.
  • Maternal and neonatal physiology.
  • p. 345
  • Maternal physiology.
  • p. 345
  • Perinatal physiology.
  • p. 355
  • 15.
  • Physiology of ageing.
  • p. 365
  • 16.
  • Special environments.
  • p. 371
  • Physiology of diving.
  • p. 371
  • Physiological effects of altitude.
  • p. 373
  • Physiology of altered temperature.
  • p. 376
  • Physiology of space travel.
  • p. 378
  • Further reading.
  • p. 381
  • Index.
  • p. 385
Control code
ocn191889940
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xix, 472 p.
Isbn
9780340887998
Lccn
2008273872
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Principles of physiology for the anaesthetist, Ian Power, Peter Kam
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [449]-451) and index
Contents
  • Contributors
  • Preface
  • Abbreviations and measurements
  • 1.
  • Physiology of excitable cells.
  • p. 1
  • membrane potential.
  • p. 1
  • Action potentials.
  • p. 6
  • Voltage-gated ion channels.
  • p. 12
  • Neurotransmitters and receptors: ion channels, G proteins and second messengers.
  • p. 15
  • Neuromuscular transmission.
  • p. 19
  • Muscle.
  • p. 23
  • Muscle spindles, Golgi tendon organs and spinal reflexes.
  • p. 27
  • Sensory receptors.
  • p. 30
  • 2.
  • Physiology of the nervous system.
  • p. 33
  • Neurons.
  • p. 33
  • central and peripheral nervous systems.
  • p. 39
  • autonomic nervous system.
  • p. 57
  • 3.
  • Respiratory physiology.
  • p. 63
  • Cellular respiration.
  • p. 63
  • Carriage of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood.
  • p. 68
  • mechanics of lung ventilation.
  • p. 73
  • Gas exchange in the lungs.
  • p. 82
  • Control of ventilation.
  • p. 92
  • 4.
  • Cardiovascular physiology.
  • p. 99
  • Functions and layout of the cardiovascular system.
  • p. 99
  • heart.
  • p. 102
  • Physical factors governing blood flow through vessels.
  • p. 121
  • Vessels of the systemic circulation.
  • p. 125
  • Control of the cardiovascular system.
  • p. 141
  • Integrated cardiovascular responses.
  • p. 154
  • 5.
  • Gastrointestinal physiology.
  • p. 167
  • 6.
  • Liver physiology.
  • p. 183
  • 7.
  • Renal physiology.
  • p. 193
  • 8.
  • Acid-base physiology.
  • p. 221
  • 9.
  • Physiology of blood.
  • p. 235
  • 10.
  • Physiology of the immune system.
  • p. 259
  • 11.
  • Endocrine physiology.
  • p. 283
  • 12.
  • Metabolism, nutrition, exercise and temperature regulation.
  • p. 311
  • Metabolism.
  • p. 311
  • Nutrition.
  • p. 318
  • Exercise.
  • p. 322
  • Temperature regulation.
  • p. 326
  • 13.
  • Physiology of pain.
  • p. 331
  • 14.
  • Maternal and neonatal physiology.
  • p. 345
  • Maternal physiology.
  • p. 345
  • Perinatal physiology.
  • p. 355
  • 15.
  • Physiology of ageing.
  • p. 365
  • 16.
  • Special environments.
  • p. 371
  • Physiology of diving.
  • p. 371
  • Physiological effects of altitude.
  • p. 373
  • Physiology of altered temperature.
  • p. 376
  • Physiology of space travel.
  • p. 378
  • Further reading.
  • p. 381
  • Index.
  • p. 385
Control code
ocn191889940
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xix, 472 p.
Isbn
9780340887998
Lccn
2008273872
Other physical details
ill.

Library Locations

    • Leahurst Campus LibraryBorrow it
      Chester High Road, Neston, CH64 7TE, GB
      53.294668 -3.027523
Processing Feedback ...