Essential Physiology For Dental Students

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Edition 01
Author Ali
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Essential Physiology for Dental Students offers comprehensive information on human physiology, tailored to the needs of students of dentistry. This new addition to the Dentistry Essentials series helps students gain a deeper understanding of how physiological concepts apply to clinical dental practice. Each chapter outlines an organ system in sufficient detail whilst emphasizing its relevance to clinical dentistry. Written in a student-friendly style, it contextualizes how normal and altered physiology affects dental care and highlights the implications of dental interventions on the body&s functioning. Essential Physiology for Dental Students provides readers with complete coverage of: cell physiology; nerve and muscle physiology; the cardiovascular system; the respiratory system; the gastro-intestinal system; the renal system; haematology; endocrinology including the regulation of blood glucose and blood calcium; and the central nervous system. Covers each system in detail, while emphasizing the relevance to dental studentsPresented using a reader-friendly layout with illustrations and clinical photographs throughoutFeatures interactive MCQs and EMQs and downloadable images on a companion websiteEssential Physiology for Dental Students is an excellent resource for undergraduate dentistry students, dental hygiene and therapy students, and dental nursing students.  It also greatly benefits newly qualified dentists preparing for postgraduate examinations such as MFDS, LDS, ORE, and also the US National Boards.

Table of Contents
List of Contributors ixPreface xiAbout the Companion Website xiiiPart I Introduction 1 1 The Cell: Structure and Function 3<
/>Vehid Salih and Kamran AliPart II Nerve Muscle Physiology 9 2 Nerve Physiology 11<
/>Elizabeth Prabhakar and Kamran Ali3 Muscle Physiology 23<
/>Elizabeth Prabhakar and Kamran AliPart III Cardiovascular System 35 4 Heart 37<
/>Poorna Gunasekera, Kamran Ali, and Elizabeth Prabhakar5 Circulation 47<
/>Poorna Gunasekera and Kamran AliPart IV Respiratory System 57 6 Mechanics of Respiration 59<
/>Feisal Subhan, Kamran Ali, and Elizabeth Prabhakar7 Gas Exchange and Transport 67<
/>Feisal Subhan, Kamran Ali, and Elizabeth Prabhakar8 Control of Breathing 73<
/>Feisal Subhan and Kamran AliPart V Gastrointestinal System (GIT) 79 9 GIT Movements 81<
/>Kamran Ali10 GIT Secretions 91<
/>Kamran Ali11 GIT Digestion and Absorption 101<
/>Elizabeth Prabhakar and Kamran AliPart VI Hepato Renal System 109 12 Liver Physiology 111<
/>Poorna Gunasekera and Kamran Ali13 Renal Physiology 119<
/>Poorna Gunasekera and Kamran AliPart VII Blood 129 14 Blood Plasma and Cells 131<
/>Mahwish Raja and Kamran Ali15 Immune System 139<
/>Louise Belfield and Kamran Ali16 Haemostasis 149<
/>Kamran AliPart VIII Endocrinology 157 17 Endocrinology 159<
/>Kamran Ali18 Regulation of Blood Glucose 171]<
/>Kamran Ali19 Regulation of Blood Calcium 177<
/>Kamran Ali20 Reproductive Hormones and Pregnancy 183<
/>Theresa Compton and Kamran AliPart IX Nervous System 189 21 Central Nervous System 191<
/>Elizabeth Prabhakar and Kamran Ali22 The Autonomic Nervous System 209<
/>Elizabeth Prabhakar and Kamran Ali23 Special Senses 217<
/>Poorna Gunasekera and Kamran AliIndex 229