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Instant Physiology, 2nd Edition

Neil R. Borley, Vinod Achan

ISBN: 978-1-405-12663-2 October 2005 Wiley-Blackwell 224 Pages


Indispensable dip-in revision aid

Instant Physiology is not just astandard physiology textbook. It presents the fundamental physiological information needed for clinical practice in an easily accessible dip-in format.

Each topic is concisely displayed in a double-page spread and is presented in a system-by-system approach to physiology, relating to the clinical requirements of medicine and surgery.

This edition has been updated so that the text on cardiology has been fully revised and new chapters on extremes of physiology, starvation and total parenteral nutrition have been included. The book is now completely indexed.

Ideal for:

  • junior doctors and MRCP / MRCS candidates
  • medical students on clinical attachments
  • nurses and other allied health professionals

List of abbreviations.

1 Cellular Physiology.

2 Cardiovascular Physiology.

3 Respiratory Physiology.

4 Renal Physiology.

5 Alimentary Physiology.

6 Endocrine Physiology.

7 Physiology of the Blood.

8 Physiology of the Nervous System.


Indispensable ‘dip in’ dictionary-style revision aid – ideal companion to Instant Anatomy

  • Updated text including revised cardiology chapter
  • Redesigned series cover
  • Each topic concisely presented in double-page spread
  • New text on extremes of physiology, starvation and total parenteral nutrition
  • Both authors teach for the MRCP and MRCS examinations