Clinical physiology : an examination primer

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Banerjee, Ashis. --Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press , 2005.
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Banerjee, Ashis
Place of Publication
Cambridge, UK
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Date of Publication
2005
Physical Description
363 p.
ISBN
6610223661
Subjects (MeSH)
Physiological Phenomena
Contents
Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- 1 Cell physiology -- Introduction -- Cell membrane -- Structure of cell membranes -- Membrane proteins -- Classification of cell membrane receptors -- Intercellular junctions -- Types of intercellular junctions -- Cell adhesion molecules -- Cell membrane transport -- Classification of transport mechanisms -- Ion channels -- Subcellular organelles -- Nucleus -- Endoplasmic reticulum -- Golgi apparatus -- Mitochondria -- Lysosomes -- Peroxisomes (microbodies) -- Cytoskeleton -- Cell polarity -- Bibliography -- Recommended Further reading -- 2 Water and electrolyte balance -- Water balance -- Mechanisms of water homeostasis -- Osmolality and tonicity -- Components of extracellular fluid -- Water reabsorption -- Properties of arginine vasopressin (antidiuretic hormone; ADH) -- Sodium -- Physiological role of sodium -- Sodium homeostasis -- Potassium -- Functions of potassium -- Potassium balance -- Magnesium -- Functions of magnesium -- Hypomagnesaemia -- Bibliography -- 3 Acid...base balance -- Introduction -- The pH scale -- Bronsted...Lowry definitions -- Factors affecting body acid...base balance -- Buffers -- A scheme for the assessment and management of acid...base abnormalities -- Bibliography -- 4 Renal physiology -- Introduction to renal structure -- Functional components of the kidneys -- Functions of the kidney -- Excretory and regulatory -- Metabolic -- Endocrine -- The renal circulation -- Effects of renal circulation on urine production -- Autoregulation -- Processes involved in urine production -- Glomerular filtration -- Tubular function -- Natriuretic peptides -- Glomerular balance -- Loop of Henle -- Renal function tests -- Tests of glomerular filtration -- Tests of renal tubular function -- Renal blood flow measurement -- Diuretics -- Classes of diuretics -- Micturition -- Micturition cycle -- Urodynamic assessment of micturition -- Bibliography -- 5 Temperature regulation -- Introduction -- Thermoregulatory mechanism -- Mechanisms of heat loss to the environment -- Heat response -- Cold response -- Heat production -- Sources of body heat production -- Measurement of body heat production -- Hypothermia -- Effects of hypothermia -- Fever -- Pathogenesis of fever -- 6 Cardiovascular system -- Introduction -- The fetal circulation -- Control of blood volume -- Blood volume control mechanism -- Effects of blood loss -- Blood pressure -- Factors regulating blood pressure -- Valsalva manoeuvre -- Measurement of arterial blood pressure -- Renin...angiotensin mechanism -- Pathway for renin...angiotensin mechanism -- Effects of angiotensin II -- Pharmacological manipulation of the renin...angiotensin mechanism -- Cardiac output -- Determinants of cardiac output -- Meas
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