Textbook of Physiology

by R Chandramouli

Textbook of Physiology has been primarily prepared to cater to the requirements of medical students. Keeping in mind the syllabus recommended for their study, a text which is tailor-made for their use, has been presented in this book. A quick glance at the text will inspire anyone to learn more, even the topics, which are considered tough. This book has been thoroughly updated edition with the inclusion of current developments in the field of Physiology. The inclusion of recent advances in many chapters provides up-to-date information to the readers. The introduction of colour in the second edition has given another dimension to the quality of the presentation. The topics such as, cell physiology, biophysics, bioelectric properties of nerve, mechanics of muscle contraction, smooth muscle contraction, recent advances in GI hormones, transduction of sensory receptors, recent developments in hormone action, functions of nitric oxide, growth factors, regulation of cardiac function and arterial blood pressure, fluid and electrolyte balance have been deftly handled to give greater clarity and understanding. The diagrams included in the text are line drawings. The reader will find them more informative and easy to reproduce them in the examination. The restructured curriculum lays emphasis on the objective type of questions in the examinations which include MCQs and short answer questions. The objective type of questions can be correctly answered by the student, only if he knows the subject precisely. The hallmark of this presentation is, the answers are given in the form of explanatory notes, which themselves form short answers for many questions, that are faced by the students in the examination. The author is confident that the reader, after learning the text, will find these questions highly rewarding in terms of knowledge. The topics covered in the text will be very much useful for medical, dental postgraduate students of physiology and also PG entrance preparation.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Chandramouli R Gulf Medical University, UAE
Gulf Medical College, Ajman, UAE
ISBN 9788180610486
Speciality Physiology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/10943
Edition 2/e
Publishing Year 2003
Pages 460
Book Type Textbook


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