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Basic Physiology for Anaesthetists

Cambridge University Press

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  • A powerful search
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  • History
  • Notes and picture notes

About this title

Every trainee in anaesthesia requires a thorough understanding of basic physiology and its application to clinical practice. This comprehensively illustrated textbook bridges the gap between medical school and reference scientific texts. It covers the physiology requirements of the Primary FRCA examination syllabus. Chapters are organised by organ system, with particular emphasis given to the respiratory, cardiovascular and nervous systems. The practical question-and-answer format helps the reader prepare for the oral examination, while 'clinical relevance' boxes translate the physiological concepts to clinical practice. The authors include two medical physiologists and a Specialty Registrar in anaesthesia, and thereby bring a unique blend of expertise. This ensures that the book is up-to-date, accessible, and pitched appropriately for the trainee anaesthetist. Packed with easily understood, up-to-date and clinically relevant material, this convenient volume provides an essential 'one-stop' resource in physiology for junior anaesthetists.

  • Contains over 160 diagrams, with key features clearly illustrated, aiding understanding of the physiological concepts and permitting easy replication in an examination setting
  • Clinical relevance boxes relate basic science to everyday anaesthetic practice
  • Chapters are presented in a question-and-answer format, permitting the anaesthetic trainee to envisage how physiology questions may be asked in an oral examination

Authors: David Chambers, Christopher Huang, Gareth Matthews

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