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LANGE Mohrman and Heller's Cardiovascular Physiology, 10th Edition

LANGE Mohrman and Heller's Cardiovascular Physiology, 10th Edition

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The best cardiovascular physiology text for USMLE review and course work

Concise and engaging, Mohrman and Hellers Cardiovascular Physiology provides everything you need to gain a fundamental knowledge of the basic operating principles of the intact cardiovascular system and how those principles apply to clinical medicine. This updated edition is more reader-friendly and includes important updates, design improvements, and fresh perspectives on critical subject matter.

Succinct but thorough, the text focuses on the facts and concepts you must know to get a solid “big picture” overview of how the cardiovascular system operates in normal and abnormal situations. No other text will prove more valuable in enhancing your ability to evaluate the myriad new information you will be exposed to throughout your career than Mohrman and Hellers Cardiovascular Physiology. Medical students will find it to be an outstanding review for the USMLE® and experienced clinicians will find it to be a valuable clinical refresher.

Features

  • Updated to reflect the latest research and developments in the field
  •  “Perspectives” in each chapter identify important, currently unresolved issues
  • Clarifies the details of physiologic mechanisms and their role in pathologic states
  • Links cardiovascular physiology to diagnosis and treatment
  • Summarizes key concepts at the end of each chapter
  • Highlights must-know information with chapter objectives
  • Reinforces learning with study questions at the end of each chapter

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9781264617616
9781264617616

Data sheet

Publication date
2023
Issue number
10
Cover
paperback
Pages count
304
Dimensions (mm)
152 x 226
Weight (g)
360
  • Preface

    Chapter 1. Overview of the Cardiovascular System
    Objectives
    Evolution and Homeostatic Role of the Cardiovascular System
    Overall Design of the Cardiovascular System
    The Basic Physics of Blood Flow
    Material Transport by Blood Flow
    The Heart
    The Vasculature
    Blood
    Perspectives

    Chapter 2. 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

    Chapter 3. The Heart Pump
    Objectives
    Cardiac Cycle
    Determinants of Cardiac Output
    Influences on Stroke Volume
    Summary of Determinants of Cardiac Output
    Summary of Sympathetic Neural Influences on Cardiac Function
    Cardiac Energetics
    Perspectives

    Chapter 4. Measurements of Cardiac Function
    Objectives
    Measurement of Mechanical Function
    Measurement of Cardiac Excitation—The Electrocardiogram
    Perspectives

    Chapter 5. Cardiac Abnormalities
    Objectives
    Electrical Abnormalities and Arrhythmias
    Cardiac Valve Abnormalities
    Perspectives

    Chapter 6. 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

    Chapter 7. 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

    Chapter 8. Hemodynamic Interactions
    Objectives
    Key System Components
    Central Venous Pressure: An Indicator of Circulatory Status
    Perspectives

    Chapter 9. Regulation of Arterial Pressure
    Objectives
    Short-Term Regulation of Arterial Pressure
    Long-Term Regulation of Arterial Pressure
    Perspectives

    Chapter 10. 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

    Chapter 11. Cardiovascular Function in Pathological Situations
    Objectives
    Circulatory Shock
    Cardiac Disturbances
    Hypertension
    Perspectives

    Answers to Study Questions

    Appendix A
    Appendix B
    Appendix C
    Appendix D
    Appendix E

    Index

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