Principles of Physiology for the Anaesthetist, Third Edition
This book is the result of sheer efforts of author for the fellowships of the anesthetic. This book covers the topics of the physiology for the anesthetists. It contains the relevant information of all major organ systems including the nervous, respiratory and cardiovascular.
The book starts with the overview and covers the topics in the different chapters like physiology of excitable cells, nervous system, respiratory system, cardiovascular physiology, gastrointestinal physiology, liver and renal physiology. Later half chapters include the information about the acid base physiology, physiology of blood and immune system, endocrine physiology.
Even useful information about the metabolism, nutrition, exercise and regulation of temperature has been added. Even the new concepts like physiology of pain, maternal and neonatal physiology along with the physiology of aging have been highlighted. Last chapter is about the special environments of physiology.
The book ends with the key equations and the tables and even some references for the further reading which can help the readers to have detailed and firm grip about the concept of physiology. Author has adopted tailor made approach to provide alternative to the general physiology textbooks and provided the more specific knowledge about this discipline.