Comprehensive Textbook of Medical Physiology (Volume 1)

by Gopal Krushna Pal, Pravati Pal, Nivedita Nanda

Physiology is the key subject in medicine. Starting from the knowledge of body functions, physiology provides the concept of dysfunctions, the basis of understanding the disease processes and the insight into disease management and prevention. Many clinical investigations related to neurological disorders, autonomic dysfunctions, cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, endocrinal, renal, reproductive and metabolic problems are carried out in the well-equipped laboratories of physiology departments. This book “Comprehensive Textbook of Medical Physiology” is divided into 8 sections and comprises of total 83 chapters. The first section deals with the general physiology. Second section focusses on blood and immunity, and nerve and muscle are covered in the third section. A brief discussion on autonomic nervous system and gastrointestinal system have been presented in the fourth and fifth section. The sixth section deals with endocrine physiology whereas reproductive system is covered in seventh section. In the last section, renal system has been covered. All important data, special concepts and lengthy information that a student needs to remember have been presented in structured tabular format. Reading the tables helps to revise and remember these facts quickly. All chapters end with a ‘Chapter Summary’ that has been divided into two parts. The first part is the ‘Key Concepts’ that depicts the central theme or the major take-home message of the topic. This is not the chapter summary, rather the summary of the main concepts. The second part is the ‘Important to Know (Must Read)’ that provides all the probable long questions and short questions that usually come in theory examinations.

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Book Detail

Author
1. Pal Gopal Krushna
2. Pal Pravati
3. Nanda Nivedita
Author's Affiliation
1. Advance Center for Yoga; Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, India
2. Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, India
3. Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, India
ISBN
9789386056979
Speciality
Physiology
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/12960
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2017
Pages
772
Book Type
Textbook

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