1 Pharmacokinetic principles.
Michel MRF Struys, Alain Kalmar and Peter De Paepe.
4 Receptors and second messenger systems.
Michael Rose and Malcolm Fisher.
6 Refl ections on chirality.
7 Ion channels.
George Lees, Leanne Coyne and Karen M. Maddison.
Roxanna Bloomfield and David Noble.
9 Mechanisms of anaesthesia: a role for voltage-gated K channels?.
Peter Århem, Kristoffer Sahlholm and Johanna Nilsson.
10 Use and abuse of antibiotics.
Jeremy Cohen and Jeffrey Lipman.
Part 2: Physiology.
11 Infl ammation and immunity.
Helen F. Galley.
12 Shock: pathogenesis and pathophysiology.
13 Cellular physiology.
Nigel R. Webster.
14 Acid–base balance: albumin and strong ions.
John A. Kellum.
15 Fluids and electrolytes.
Martin Kuper and Neil Soni.
16 The microcirculation.
17 Respiratory physiology at the molecular level.
18 Non-respiratory functions of the lung.
Andrew Lumb and Susan Walwyn.
19 The brain as a site of infl ammation after acute injury.
Jonathan Rhodes and Peter Andrews.
20 Heart failure.
Sze-Yuan Ooi, Christopher Pepper and Stephen Ball.
21 The hormonal and metabolic response to anaesthesia, surgery and trauma.
Grainne Nicholson and George M. Hall.
22 Temperature regulation.
23 Theories of pain.
24 Neuromuscular transmission and function.
Andrew D. Axon and Jennifer M. Hunter.
Part 3: Clinical measurement.
25 Magnetic resonance imaging.
Fiona J. Gilbert and Thomas W. Redpath.
The Nanotechnology Study Group, University of Aberdeen.
27 Assessment of the cardiovascular system.
Charles S. Reilly.
28 Assessment of respiratory function.
29 Monitoring the depth of anaesthesia.
30 Research study design.
John Robert Sneyd
- Geared to the new style UK FRCA examination
- Shows how to apply scientific knowledge in the clinical context in one convenient text
- Professor Nigel Webster is one of the examiners for the FRCA