Physiology Cases and Problems

ISBN-10: 0781788714

ISBN-13: 9780781788717

Edition: 3rd 2008 (Revised)

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This collection of 60 cases covers the clinically relevant physiology topics that first- and second-year medical students need to know for a first-year physiology course and for USMLE Step 1. Organized by body system, the book presents case studies with questions and problems, followed by complete explanations and solutions including diagrams, graphs, and charts. This edition includes four new cases and more illustrations and flowcharts. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable online text and an interactive question bank.
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Book details

List price: $43.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 7/8/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.75" wide x 10.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Cellular and Autonomic Physiology
Permeability and Simple Diffusion
Osmolarity, Osmotic Pressure, and Osmosis
Nernst Equation and Equilibrium Potentials
Primary Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis
Epidural Anesthesia: Effect of Lidocaine on Nerve Action Potentials
Multiple Sclerosis: Myelin and Conduction Velocity
Myasthenia Gravis: Neuromuscular Transmission
Pheochromocytoma: Effects of Catecholamines
Shy-Drager Syndrome: Central Autonomic Failure
Cardiovascular Physiology
Essential Cardiovascular Calculations
Ventricular Pressure-Volume Loops
Responses to Changes in Posture
Cardiovascular Responses to Exercise
Renovascular Hypertension: The Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System
Hypovolemic Shock: Regulation of Blood Pressure
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension: Right Ventricular Failure
Myocardial Infarction: Left Ventricular Failure
Ventricular Septal Defect
Aortic Stenosis
Atrioventricular Conduction Block
Respiratory Physiology
Essential Respiratory Calculations: Lung Volumes, Dead Space, and Alveolar Ventilation
Essential Respiratory Calculations: Gases and Gas Exchange
Ascent to High Altitude
Asthma: Obstructive Lung Disease
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Interstitial Fibrosis: Restrictive Lung Disease
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Pneumothorax
Renal and Acid-Base Physiology
Essential Calculations in Renal Physiology
Essential Calculations in Acid-Base Physiology
Glucosuria: Diabetes Mellitus
Hyperaldosteronism: Conn's Syndrome
Central Diabetes Insipidus
Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone
Generalized Edema: Nephrotic Syndrome
Metabolic Acidosis: Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Metabolic Acidosis: Diarrhea
Metabolic Acidosis: Methanol Poisoning
Metabolic Alkalosis: Vomiting
Respiratory Acidosis: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Respiratory Alkalosis: Hysterical Hyperventilation
Gastrointestinal Physiology
Difficulty in Swallowing: Achalasia
Malabsorption of Carbohydrates: Lactose Intolerance
Peptic Ulcer Disease: Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
Peptic Ulcer Disease: Helicobacter pylori Infection
Secretory Diarrhea: Escherichia coli Infection
Bile Acid Deficiency: Ileal Resection
Endocrine and Reproductive Physiology
Growth Hormone-Secreting Tumor: Acromegaly
Galactorrhea and Amenorrhea: Prolactinoma
Hyperthyroidism: Graves' Disease
Hypothyroidism: Autoimmune Thyroiditis
Adrenocortical Excess: Cushing's Syndrome
Adrenocortical Insufficiency: Addison's Disease
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia: 21[beta]-Hydroxylase Deficiency
Primary Hyperparathyroidism
Humoral Hypercalcemia of Malignancy
Hyperglycemia: Type I Diabetes Mellitus
Primary Amenorrhea: Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome
Male Hypogonadism: Kallmann's Syndrome
Male Pseudohermaphroditism: 5[alpha]-Reductase Deficiency
Appendix
Index
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