Textbook Of Practical Physiology - 2Nd Edn.

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Orient Blackswan, Feb 1, 2006 - 456 pages
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The Second Edition Of The Book Provides Even More Application Orientation. All The Chapters Have Been Thoroughly Revised. The Information Has Been Brought Up-To-Date By Incorporating The Latest Concepts And Developments In The Subject. Some Of The Chapters That Were Not Strictly Essential For Routine Practicals Have Been Omitted. The Hematology Section Has Been Thoroughly Updated. The Section On Mammalian Physiology Has Been Further Trimmed As Per The Recommendations Of The Mci. A New Chapter 'Clinical Examination Of The Gi System' Has Been Incorporated.
 

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Contents

Introduction to hematology
1
Collection of Blood Samples
4
Estimation of Hemoglobin Concentration
10
Determination of Hematocrit
20
Study of the Compound Microscope
25
Hemocytomery
37
Total RBC Count
44
Determination of Red Blood Cell Indices
52
Brainstem Auditory Evoked Potential
305
Visual Evoked Potential
310
Somatosensory Evoked Potential
314
SPECIAL SENSES 45 Perimetry
321
Visual Acuity
327
Colour Vision
331
Hearing Tests
334
Examination of Taste and Smell
338

Total Leucocyte Count
55
Preparation and Examination of Blood Smear
62
Differential Leucocyte Count
74
Arneth Count
81
Absolute Eosinophil Count
84
Determination of Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate
89
Determination of Blood Group
95
Osmotic Fragility of Red Cells
102
Determination of Bleeding Time and Coagulation Time
105
Platelet Count
114
Reticulocyte Count
120
GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF CLINICAL EXAMINATION 20 General Examination
125
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM 21 Stethography
134
Clinical Examination of the Respiratory System
138
Effect of Posture on Vital Capacity
151
Pulmonary Function Tests
154
GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM
165
Electrocardiography
172
Clinical Examination of the Radial Pulse
183
Arterial Pulse Tracing
191
Measurement of Blood Pressure
193
Effect of Posture on Blood Pressure and Heart Rate
204
Effect of Exercise on Blood Pressure and Heart Rate
208
Clinical Examination of the Cardiovascular System
213
Systolic Time Intervals
224
NERVE AND MUSCLE 34 Nerve Conduction Study
227
Electromyography
235
Mossos Ergography
240
NERVOUS SYSTEM 37 Clinical Examination of the Sensory System
245
Clinical Examination of the Motor System
258
Clinical Examination of the Cranial Nerves
280
Autonomic Function Tests
296
REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM 50 Semen Analysis
340
Pregnancy Diagnostic Tests
343
EXPERIMENTS ON FROGS NERVE AND MUSCLE 52 Appliances
347
NerveMuscle Preparation
356
Study of Reactivity of Tissues
359
Simple Muscle Twitch
361
Effect of Temperature on Simple Muscle Twitch
364
Effect of Increasing Strength of Stimuli on Muscle Contraction
367
Effect of Two Successive Stimuli on Muscle Contraction
370
Genesis of Tetanus
373
Genesis of Fatigue
376
Effect of Load on Muscle Contraction
379
Conduction Velocity of Nerves in Frog
385
EXPERIMENTS ON FROGS HEART AND BLOOD VESSELS 64 Normal Cardiogram of Frog
387
Effect of Temperature on Frogs Heart
391
Effect of Stannius Ligature on Frogs Heart
394
Properties of the Cardiac Muscle
396
Effect of Stimulation of Vagosympathetic Trunk on Frogs Heart
400
Effect of Nicotine and Atropine on Frogs Heart
403
Perfusion of Frogs Heart and Effect of Drugs and Ions
406
Perfusion of Frogs Blood Vessels
408
Capillary Circulation in Frog
411
EXPERIMENTS ON FROGS NERVOUS SYSTEM 73 Postural reflexes in Frog
414
MAMMALIAN EXPERIMENTS 74 Perfusion of Isolated Heart of Rabbit by Langendorffs Method
417
Effects of Drugs and Ions on Isolated Mammalian Intestine
421
Effect of Drugs on Mammalian Uterine Contraction
426
Study of Estrus Cycle in Rats
429
Demonstration of Experiments in Anesthetised Dog
431
Index of Normal Values
439
Bibliography
442
Index
443
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