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Cardiovascular Physiology

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ISBN-10: 0071388648

ISBN-13: 9780071388641

Edition: 5th 2003

Authors: David E. Mohrman, Lois Jane Heller

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The fifth edition of Cardiovascular Physiology is designed as a question/answer learning text that uses case presentations to provide examples. New to this edition are a new appendix and updated sections on muscle contractile processes.
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Book details

List price: $36.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 11/11/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 257
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

David E. Mohrman Ph.D Lois Jane Heller Ph.D University of Minnesota, Duluth Department of Physiology School of Medicine 1035 University Drive Duluth Minnesota

Prefacep. vii
Overview of the Cardiovascular Systemp. 1
Objectivesp. 1
Homeostatic Role of the Cardiovascular Systemp. 1
The Basic Physics of Blood Flowp. 5
The Heartp. 8
The Vasculaturep. 12
Bloodp. 15
Foundation for Subsequent Chaptersp. 16
Key Conceptsp. 17
Study Questionsp. 17
Suggested Readingsp. 18
Characteristics of Cardiac Muscle Cellsp. 19
Objectivesp. 19
Electrical Activity of Cardiac Muscle Cellsp. 20
Mechanical Activity of the Heartp. 33
Interrelating Cardiac Muscle Cell Mechanics & Ventricular Functionp. 43
Key Conceptsp. 44
Study Questionsp. 44
Suggested Readingsp. 45
The Heart Pumpp. 47
Objectivesp. 47
Cardiac Cyclep. 48
Determinants of Cardiac Outputp. 54
Influences on Stroke Volumep. 55
Summary of Determinants of Cardiac Outputp. 59
Cardiac Energeticsp. 62
Measurement of Cardiac Functionp. 64
Key Conceptsp. 68
Study Questionsp. 69
Suggested Readingsp. 70
The Electrocardiogramp. 71
Objectivesp. 71
Basic Features of the Electrocardiogramp. 71
Cardiac Dipoles & Electrocardiographic Recordsp. 74
Mean Electrical Axis & Axis Deviationsp. 78
The Standard 12-Lead Electrocardiogramp. 79
Key Conceptsp. 81
Study Questionsp. 81
Suggested Readingsp. 82
Cardiac Abnormalitiesp. 83
Objectivesp. 83
Electrical Abnormalities & Arrhythmiasp. 83
Valvular Abnormalitiesp. 88
Key Conceptsp. 90
Study Questionsp. 91
Suggested Readingsp. 91
The Peripheral Vascular Systemp. 93
Objectivesp. 93
Cardiovascular Transportp. 94
Basic Vascular Functionp. 100
Measurement of Arterial Pressurep. 109
Determinants of Arterial Pressurep. 110
Key Conceptsp. 114
Study Questionsp. 115
Suggested Readingsp. 116
Vascular Controlp. 117
Objectivesp. 117
Vascular Smooth Musclep. 118
Control of Arteriolar Tonep. 122
Control of Venous Tonep. 132
Summary of Primary Vascular Control Mechanismsp. 133
Vascular Control in Specific Organsp. 133
Key Conceptsp. 143
Study Questionsp. 143
Suggested Readingsp. 144
Central Venous Pressure: An Indicator of Circulatory Statusp. 146
Objectivesp. 146
Influence of Central Venous Pressure on Venous Returnp. 147
Influence of Peripheral Venous Pressure on Venous Returnp. 149
Determination of Cardiac Output & Venous Return by Central Venous Pressurep. 150
Clinical Implications of Abnormal Central Venous Pressurep. 155
Key Conceptsp. 156
Study Questionsp. 156
Suggested Readingsp. 156
Regulation of Arterial Pressurep. 157
Objectivesp. 157
Short-Term Regulation of Arterial Pressurep. 158
Long-Term Regulation of Arterial Pressurep. 173
Key Conceptsp. 178
Study Questionsp. 179
Suggested Readingsp. 179
Cardiovascular Responses to Physiological Stressp. 181
Objectivesp. 181
Effect of Respiratory Activityp. 183
Effect of Gravityp. 185
Effect of Exercisep. 190
Age-Dependent Cardiovascular Changesp. 195
Effect of Genderp. 197
Key Conceptsp. 198
Study Questionsp. 199
Suggested Readingsp. 199
Cardiovascular Function in Pathological Situationsp. 201
Objectivesp. 201
Circulatory Shockp. 202
Cardiac Disturbancesp. 206
Hypertensionp. 213
Key Conceptsp. 216
Study Questionsp. 217
Suggested Readingsp. 217
Answers to Study Questionsp. 219
Appendix Ap. 233
Appendix Bp. 234
Appendix Cp. 235
Appendix Dp. 237
Indexp. 241
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