A Textbook of Practical Physiology (8th Revised edition)

A Textbook of Practical Physiology (8th Revised edition)

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CL Ghai MBBS MD Formerly Professor and Head, Department of Physiology DAV (C) Dental College, Yamunanagar, Haryana, India


General Introduction.Section One: Hematology 1-1 The Compound Microscope 1-2 The Study of Common Objects 1-3 Collection of Blood Samples 1-4 Hemocytometry (Cell Counting) The Diluting Pipettes 1-5 Hemocytometry (Cell Counting) The Counting Chamber 1-6 Examination of Fresh Blood: A. Drop Preparation B. Preparing a Peripheral Blood Film 1-7 Estimation of Hemoglobin 1-8 The Red Cell Count 1-9 Determination of Hematocrit (Hct) (Packed Cell Volume; PCV) 1-10 Normal Blood Standards (Absolute Corpuscular Values and Indices) 1-11 The Total Leukocyte Count (TLC) White Cell Count (WCC) 1-12 Staining a Peripheral Blood Film The Differential Leukocyte Count (DLC) 1-13 The Cooke-Arneth Count (Arneth Count) 1-14 Absolute Eosinophil Count 1-15 Study of Morphology of Red Blood Cells 1-16 The Reticulocyte Count 1-17 Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) 1-18 Blood Grouping (Syn: Blood Typing) 1-19 Tests for Hemostasis (Bleeding time; Coagulation time; Platelet count; and other tests) 1-20 Osmotic Fragility of Red Blood Cells (Syn: Osmotic Resistance of Red Blood Corpuscles) 1-21 Specific Gravity of Blood and Plasma (Copper Sulphate Falling Drop Method of Philips and van Slyke) 1-22 Determination of Viscosity of Blood Section Two: Human Experiments Unit I: Respiratory System 2-1 Stethography: Recording of Normal and Modified Movements of Respiration 2-2 Determination of Breath Holding Time (BHT) 2-3 Spirometry (Determination of Vital Capacity, Peak Expiratory Flow Rate, and Lung Volumes and Capacities) 2-4 Pulmonary Function Tests (PFTs) 2-5 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Cardiopulmonary-Cerebral Resuscitation (CPCR).Unit II: Cardiovascular System 2-6 Recording of Systemic Arterial Blood Pressure 2-7 Effect of Posture, Gravity and Muscular Exercise on Blood Pressure and Heart Rate 2-8 Cardiac Efficiency Tests (Exercise Tolerance Tests) 2-9 Demonstration of Carotid Sinus Reflex 2-10 Demonstration of Venous Blood Flow 2-11 Recording of Venous Pressure 2-12 Demonstration of Triple Response 2-13 Electrocardiography (ECG) 2-14 Experiments on Student Physiography Unit III: Special Sensations 2-15 Perimetry (Charting the Field of Vision) 2-16 Mechanical Stimulation of the Eye 2-17 Physiological Blind Spot.2-18 Near Point and Near Response.2-19 Sanson Images 2-20 Demonstration of Stereoscopic Vision 2-21 Dominance of the Eye 2-22 Subjective Visual Sensations 2-23 Visual Acuity 2-24 Color Vision 2-25 Tuning-Fork Tests of Hearing 2-26 Localization of Sounds 2-27 Masking of Sounds 2-28 Sensation of Taste 2-29 Sensation of Smell Unit IV: Nervous System, Nerve and Muscle 2-30 Electroencephalography (EEG) 2-31 Electroneurodiagnostic Tests, Nerve Conduction Studies, Motor Nerve Conduction in Median Nerve 2-32 Electroneurodiagnostic Tests Sensory Nerve Conduction in Ulnar Nerve 2-33 Electroneurodiagnostic Tests Electromyography (EMG) 2-34 Electroneurodiagnostic Tests Evoked Potentials Brainstem Auditory, Visual, Somatosensory and Motor Evoked Potentials 2-35 Electroneurodiagnostic Tests The Hoffmann's Reflex (H-Reflex ) 2-36 Study of Human Fatigue Mosso's Ergograph and Hand-Grip Dynamometer 2-37 Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) Tests (Autonomic Function Tests; AFTs) Unit V: Reproductive System 2-38 Semen Analysis 2-39 Pregnancy Diagnostic Tests 2-40 Birth Control Methods Section Three: Clinical Examination 3-1 Outline for History Taking and General Physical Examination 3-2 Clinical Examination of the Respiratory System 3-3 Clinical Examination of the Cardiovascular System 3-4 Clinical Examination of the Gastrointestinal Tract (GIT) and Abdomen 3-5 Clinical Examination of the Nervous System Section Four: Experimental Physiology (Amphibian and Mammalian Experiments) 4-1 Study of Apparatus 4-2 Dissection of Gastrocnemius Muscle-Sciatic Nerve Preparation 4-3 Simple Muscle Twitch (Effect of a Single Stimulus) 4-4 Effect of Changing the Strength of Stimulus 4-5 Effect of Temperature on Muscle Contraction 4-6 Velocity of Nerve Impulse 4-7 Effect of Two Successive Stimuli 4-8 Genesis of Tetanus (Effect of Many Successive Stimuli) 4-9 Phenomenon of Fatigue and its Site (Effect of Continued Stimulation) 4-10 Effect of Load and Length on Muscle Contraction (Free- and After-Loading) 4-11 Exposure of Frog's Heart and Normal Cardiogram 4-12 Effect of Temperature on Frog's Heart 4-13 Effect of Adrenalin, Acetylcholine and Atropine on Heart 4-14 Effect of Stimulation of Vagosympathetic Trunk and Crescent; Vagal Escape; Effect of Nicotine and Atropine 4-15 Properties of Cardiac Muscle (Stannius Ligatures) 4-16 Perfusion of Isolated Heart of Frog 4-17 Study of Reflexes in Spinal and Decerebrate Frogs 4-18 Experiments on Anesthetized Dog Section Five: Charts 5-1 Jugular Venous Pulse Tracing 5-2 Cardiac Cycle 5-3 Oxygen Dissociation Curve 5-4 Strength-duration Curve 5-5 Action Potential in a Large, Myelinated Nerve Fiber 5-6 Action Potentials in Cardiac Muscle Fibers 5-7 Dye Dilution Curve 5-8 Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT) Section Six: Calculations Calculations Appendix Index

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  • ISBN13: 9789350259320
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 410
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  • weight: 700
  • ISBN10: 935025932X
  • edition: 8th Revised edition

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