Essentials of Medical Physiology, 6th Edition
by Sembulingam K and Sembulingam Prema
Edition:6th Edition, 2012
This book thoroughly revised and fully updated with recent developments in the field of Physiology. Nationally and internationally, the book has become popular among the undergraduate and postgraduate students of medical, dental and paramedical courses, faculty members, clinicians and other health care professionals. It encompasses the knowledge of basic principles of physiology and applied physiology in each system. Divided into 11 sections starting with general physiology, then describing physiology of muscles, digestive system, renal, skin, endocrinology, reproductive, cardiovascular, respiratory, and nervous systems. Applied physiology, clinical importance and altered situations in pediatrics, geriatrics and pregnancy have been well brought out. This edition is thoroughly revised and updated with latest advances in molecular biology, cardiovascular, muscle physiology, and gastrointestinal topics. This revised edition enriched with addition of many more flow charts, tables and more than 600 coloured descriptive diagrams to make subject comprehension and revision easy. List of topics given at the beginning of each chapter provide a brief outline of what to expect from that chapter. Long and short questions given at the end of each chapter will be very helpful for exam preparations. The book continues to be concise and provide easy understanding and up to date knowledge in the field of physiology.