Cardiovascular Physiology

Hardcover | November 1, 1993

byWilliam R. Milnor

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This book provides coverage of the mammalian cardiovascular system and the physiological mechanisms that maintain normal function, from the molecular and cellular level to the integrated function of the entire human organism. The author also reviews historical developments in the field, andoffers a detailed survey of hemodynamic variables and methods for measuring cardiovascular function.

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This book provides coverage of the mammalian cardiovascular system and the physiological mechanisms that maintain normal function, from the molecular and cellular level to the integrated function of the entire human organism. The author also reviews historical developments in the field, andoffers a detailed survey of hemodynamic varia...

William R. Milnor is at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:520 pages, 9.49 × 6.81 × 1.22 inPublished:November 1, 1993Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195058844

ISBN - 13:9780195058840

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Table of Contents

1. The Circulatory System2. Normal State of the Circulation3. Properties of Cardiac Cells4. The Heart as a Pump5. Electrical Activity of the Heart6. Principles of Hemodynamics7. The Cardiovascular Control System8. Autonomic and Peripheral Control Mechanisms9. Vascular Smooth Muscle and Its Regulation10. Capillary and Lymphatic Systems11. Pulmonary Circulations12. Regional Circulation13. The Circulating Fluid14. Methods of Measurement

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"The text is concisely written and illustrated; charts are well drawn . . . . The references used are timely." --Choice