Cardiovascular Physiology, Seventh Edition

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 07/16/2010
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • Newer Edition

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The study guide that helps you to truly understand rather than merely memorize the essential principles of cardiovascular medicine

The goal of this unique review is to give you a working understanding of the key concepts of cardiovascular physiology. Concise but thorough, Cardiovascular Physiology focuses on the facts you need to get a solid big picture overview of how the cardiovascular system operates under normal and abnormal situations. There is no faster or more effective way to learn how the key principles of cardiovascular function apply to common physiological and pathological challenges than this engagingly-written guide.


-Clarifies the details of physiologic mechanisms and their role in pathologic states

-Links cardiovascular physiology to diagnosis and treatment

-Summarizes key concepts at the end of each chapter

-Highlights must-know information with chapter objectives

-Provides the perfect quick review for the USMLE Step 1

-Reinforces learning with study questions at the end of each chapter

-Keeps you up to date on the latest research and developments in this ever-changing field

The content you need to gain a thorough understanding of this essential subject:

Overview of the Cardiovascular System, Characteristics of Cardiac Muscle Cells, The Heart Pump, Measurement of Cardiac Function, Cardiac Abnormalities, The Peripheral Vascular System, Vascular Control, Central Venous Pressure: An Indicator of Circulatory Hemodynamics, Regulation of Arterial Pressure, Cardiovascular Response to Physiological Stresses, Cardiovascular Function in Pathological Situations.

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Short well mapped path to mastery of concepts and functions of cardiovascular physiology. Clarifies the details of physiologic mechanisms and their role in pathologic states.Links cardiovascular physiology to diagnosis and treatment. Excellent pedagogy with study questions and key concepts.

About the Book

Concise and thorough overview of the basic concepts of cardiovascular physiology. Because of the plethora of new information stemming from cardiovascular research, this new editon comes as a welcome reference for those who wish to stay abreast without being overwhelmed by unnecessarymethodological details.

Features #1 choice for cardiovascular physiology!

-Ideal quick review for the USMLE Step 1 with enhanced illustrations, an easier to read format, and handy new tables of normal cardiovascular system values

-Reinforces learning with new study questions

-Links cardiovascular physiology to dagnosis and treatment.


-Primary Markets:1st and 2nd year Medical Students: 16,000 per year

-Secondary Markets:Nurse Practitioners and PA Students

Author Profiles

David E. Mohrman Ph.D Lois Jane Heller Ph.D University of Minnesota, Duluth Department of Physiology School of Medicine 1035 University Drive Duluth Minnesota

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