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150 high-yield cards include key concepts and clinical cases--great for board review and exam preparation!
Organized by body system:
Great for board review and exam preparation
About Author Jonathan D. Kibble (Bay Shore, NY) is the Secretary of the American Physiological Society's Teaching Section and an Associate Editor for Advances in Physiology Education.
Contents Physiology Flash Cards:Cards will be organized by the following major bodysystems, and by the highest-yield physiology topic swithin each system. Each key concept will bepresented using a series of clinical cases.Set 1: Musculoskeletal System* Neuromuscular junction* Muscle contraction* Motor units* Muscle tetany* Muscle mechanicsSet 2: Nervous system* Neuronal cells* Action potential* Synaptic transmission* Glial cells* Cerebrospinal fluid* Blood brain barrier* Somatic sensation* Pain sensation* Visual system* Auditory system* Vestibular system* Taste and smell* Spinal reflexes* Descending motor tracts* Cortical control of movement* Cerebellar function* Sympathetic nervous system* Parasympathetic nervous system* Limbic system* Regulation of food intake* Regulation of body temperature* Circadian rhythms* Sleep* Learning and memory* Language and speechSet 3: Blood and Immune System* Blood plasma* Blood cells* Hematopoesis* Red cell indices* Blood clotting* Platelet function* Anticoagulants and fibrinolysis* Innate immunity* Cell-mediated immune responses* Humoral immune responses* Tolerance and autoimmunitySet 4: Cardiovascular System* Cardiac muscle physiology* Cardiac conducting system* Electrocardiogram* Cardiac cycle* Heart sounds* Cardiac output* Frank-Starling principle* Ventricular function* Arterial blood pressure* Venous return* Regional blood flow* Microcirculation* LymphaticsSet 5: Respiratory System* Gas laws* Lung volumes and spirometry* The ventilation cycle* Static lung mechanics* Dynamic lung mechanics* CO2 transport* Ventilation and CO2 elimination* Pulmonary blood flow* O2 transport* Oxygenation of blood* Ventilation: perfusion (V/Q) ratio* Control of breathingSet 6: Urinary System* Nephrons* Renal endocrinology* Renal blood flow* Glomerular filtration* Renal clearance* Renal sodium handling* Diuretics* Urine concentration and dilution* Renal potassium handling* Renal calcium, magnesium and phosphatehandling* Renal urea handling* Fluid and electrolyte homeostasis* Acid base disordersSet 7: Gastrointestinal System* Smooth muscle types* Enteric nervous system* Gastrointestinal peptides* Mouth and salivary glands* Gastric function* Pancreatic exocrine function* Biliary system* Digestion and absorption of nutrients* Fluid absorption and secretion* Calcium and iron absorption* Vitamin uptake* Gastrointestinal motilitySet 8: Endocrine System* Hormone receptors and messenger systems* Anterior pituitary* Posterior pituitary* Thyroid gland* Adrenal cortex* Adrenal medulla* Endocrine pancreas* Parathyroid hormone, calcitonin and vitamin DSet 9: Reproductive System* Gonadotropins and sex steroids* Sexual differentiation* Spermatogenesis* Seminal fluid* Erection and ejaculation* Ovarian and uterine cycle* Female sexual arousal* Fertilization* Implantation* Placental function* Endocrinology of pregnancy* Parturition* Lactation
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