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Medical Sciences at a Glance


Medical Sciences at a Glance


At a Glance 1. Aufl.

von: Michael D. Randall

32,99 €

Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 30.12.2013
ISBN/EAN: 9781118360965
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 160

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The definitive companion for medical science study and revision Medical Sciences at a Glance consolidates the scientific knowledge a student needs to know to provide a solid framework of key facts to build on. Concise, easy to follow, written specifically for medical students, and using the unique at a Glance style to convey key concepts, Medical Sciences at a Glance also demonstrates vital links between different topics and across systems. It is the perfect resource for bridging the gap between A-Level and university, studying a new topic, revising for exams, or refreshing knowledge while on placement. Key features: Fully cross-referenced to Medicine at a Glance: together they cover the core concepts of an entire medical degree Highlights key points and their clinical relevance for quick revision and retention of what’s most important Brings together all the scientific content on a medical course in one easy-to-read, highly-illustrated title Accompanied by a companion website at ataglanceseries.com/medicalsciences featuring interactive multiple-choice questions and key points for revision Medical Sciences at a Glance provides the vital scientific grounding needed to succeed at medical school.
Preface 7 Contributors 8 Abbreviations 9 How to use your textbook 12 About the companion website 15 Part 1 Cellular structure and function 1 Cells 16Sebastiaan Winkler 2 Organisation of cell membranes 18Sebastiaan Winkler 3 Cell organelles 20Sebastiaan Winkler 4 Protein biochemistry 22Fergus Doherty 5 Lipid biochemistry 24Jane Arnold 6 Carbohydrate biochemistry 26Fergus Doherty 7 Basic mechanisms of drug action 28Michael D Randall Part 2 Cellular metabolism 8 General principles of cellular metabolism 30Fergus Doherty 9 Enzymes 32Michael D Randall 10 Central metabolic pathways 34Fergus Doherty 11 Fat metabolism 36Fergus Doherty 12 Glucose metabolism 38Fergus Doherty 13 Amino acid metabolism 40Jane Arnold Part 3 Molecular and medical genetics 14 Principles of molecular genetics 42Stuart Brown 15 DNA and RNA 44Stuart Brown 16 Gene expression 46Stuart Brown 17 Medical genetics 48Stuart Brown Part 4 Nerve and muscle 18 Cell excitability 50Michael D Randall 19 Nervous conduction 52Michael D Randall 20 Synaptic transmission 54Michael D Randall 21 Autonomic nervous system 56Michael D 22 Neuromuscular transmission 58Michael D Randall Part 5 Respiratory system 23 Structure of the respiratory system 60Siobhan Loughna and Deborah Merrick 24 Respiratory physiology 62Steven Burr 25 Gas transport 64Steven Burr 26 Control of breathing 66Steven Burr 27 Acid-base physiology 68Steven Burr 28 Respiratory pathophysiology 70Steven Burr Part 6 Cardiovascular system 29 Structure of the cardiovascular system 72Siobhan Loughna and Deborah Merrick 30 Cardiac physiology 74Michael D Randall 31 Cardiovascular physiology 76Michael D Randall 32 Blood pressure 78Michael D Randall 33 Blood: 1 80Michael D Randall 34 Blood: 2 82Michael D Randall 35 Cardiovascular pathophysiology 84Michael D Randall Part 7 Renal system 36 Structure of the renal system 86Deborah Merrick 37 Renal physiology: fi ltration and tubular function 88Sue Chan 38 Renal physiology: loop of Henle 90Sue Chan 39 Regulation of body fl uids 92Sue Chan 40 Bladder function and dysfunction 94Michael D Randall Part 8 Digestive system 41 Structure of the gastrointestinal system 96Deborah Merrick 42 Upper gastrointestinal physiology 98Michael D Randall 43 Lower gastrointestinal physiology 100Michael D Randall 44 The liver 102Michael D Part 9 Endocrine system 45 Hypothalamus and pituitary 104Sue Chan 46 Endocrine pancreas 106Sue Chan 47 Thyroid gland 108Sue Chan 48 Adrenal glands and steroid hormones 110Sue Chan Part 10 Reproductive function 49 The genital system 112Deborah Merrick 50 Reproductive physiology 114Michael D Randall 51 Human embryology 116Deborah Merrick Part 11 Central nervous system 52 Structure of the central nervous system 118Deborah Merrick 53 The sensory system 120Deborah Merrick 54 The motor system 122Deborah Merrick 55 Hypothalamus and thalamus 124Deborah Merrick 56 Central nervous system function 126Michael D Randall 57 CNS disorders and treatments 128Michael D Randall Part 12 Infections and immunity 58 Pathogens 130James Lazenby and Chien-Yi Chang 59 Recognition of pathogens 134Lucy Fairclough and Ian Todd 60 Defence against pathogens 136Lucy Fairclough and Ian Todd 61 Integration of the immune response 138Lucy Fairclough and Ian Todd 62 Immunopathology 140Ian Todd and Lucy Fairclough 63 Immunodefi ciency disorders 142Ian Todd and Lucy Fairclough Part 13 Cancer 64 Cancer 145Stuart Brown 65 Chemotherapy 148Michael D Randall Appendix 1 Cross references to Medicine at a Glance (Davey) 150 Index 154
Michael D. Randall is Professor of Pharmacology, School of Life Sciences, University of Nottingham
The definitive companion for medical science study and revision Medical Sciences at a Glance consolidates the scientific knowledge a student needs to know to provide a solid framework of key facts to build on. Concise, easy to follow, written specifically for medical students, and using the unique at a Glance style to convey key concepts, Medical Sciences at a Glance also demonstrates vital links between different topics and across systems. It is the perfect resource for bridging the gap between A-Level and university, studying a new topic, revising for exams, or refreshing knowledge while on placement. Key features: Fully cross-referenced to Medicine at a Glance: together they cover the core concepts of an entire medical degree Highlights key points and their clinical relevance for quick revision and retention of what’s most important Brings together all the scientific content on a medical course in one easy-to-read, highly-illustrated title Accompanied by a companion website at ataglanceseries.com/medicalsciences featuring interactive multiple-choice questions and key points for revision Medical Sciences at a Glance provides the vital scientific grounding needed to succeed at medical school.

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