Cardiovascular Physiology

ISBN-10: 0071793119

ISBN-13: 9780071793117

Edition: 8th 2014

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The eighth edition of 'Cardiovascular Physiology' is designed as a question/answer learning text that uses case presentations to provide examples.
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List price: $45.00
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 11/26/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

Associate Professor, Department of Medical and Molecular Physiology, School of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Duluth

Professor, Department of Medical and Molecular Physiology,School of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Duluth

Preface
Overview of the Cardiovascular System
Objectives
Homeostatic Role of the Cardiovascular System
The Basic Physics of Blood Flow
Material Transport by Blood Flow
The Heart
The Vasculature
Blood
Perspectives
Key Concepts
Study Questions
Characteristics of Cardiac Muscle Cells
Objectives
Electrical Activity of Cardiac Muscle Cells
Mechanical Activity of the Heart
Relating Cardiac Muscle Cell Mechanics to Ventricular Function
Perspectives
Key Concepts
Study Questions
The Heart Pump
Objectives
Cardiac Cycle
Determinants of Cardiac Output
Influences on Stroke Volume
Summary of Determinants of Cardiac Output
Cardiac Energetics
Perspectives
Key Concepts
Study Questions
Measurements of Cardiac Function
Objectives
Measurement of Mechanical Function
Measurement of Cardiac Excitation-The Electrocardiogram
Perspectives
Key Concepts
Study Questions
Cardiac Abnormalities
Objectives
Electrical Abnormalities and Arrhythmias
Cardiac Valve Abnormalities
Perspectives
Key Concepts
Study Questions
The Peripheral Vascular System
Objectives
Transcapillary Transport
Resistance and Flow in Networks of Vessels
Normal Conditions in the Peripheral Vasculature
Measurement of Arterial Pressure
Determinants of Arterial Pressure
Perspectives
Key Concepts
Study Questions
Vascular Control
Objectives
Vascular Smooth Muscle
Control of Arteriolar Tone
Control of Venous Tone
Summary of Primary Vascular Control Mechanisms
Vascular Control in Specific Organs
Perspectives
Key Concepts
Study Questions
Hemodynamic Interactions
Objectives
Key System Components
Central Venous Pressure: An Indicator of Circulatory Status
Perspectives
Key Concepts
Study Questions
Regulation of Arterial Pressure
Objectives
Short-Term Regulation of Arterial Pressure
Long-Term Regulation of Arterial Pressure
Perspectives
Key Concepts
Study Questions
Cardiovascular Responses to Physiological Stresses
Objectives
Primary Disturbances and Compensatory Responses
Effect of Respiratory Activity
Effect of Gravity
Effect of Exercise
Normal Cardiovascular Adaptations
Perspectives
Key Concepts
Study Questions
Cardiovascular Function in Pathological Situations
Objectives
Circulatory Shock
Cardiac Disturbances
Hypertension
Perspectives
Key Concepts
Study Questions
Answers to Study Questions
Appendix A
Appendix B
Appendix C
Appendix D
Appendix E
Index
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