From the Back Cover
This concise and accessible systems–based text provides an integrated overview which considers both the basic sciences and clinical applications of the cardiovascular system. A general introduction to the cardiovascular system is followed by anatomy and histology, blood and body fluids, biochemistry and excitation–contraction coupling, form and function, integration and regulation, and pathology and therapeutics. The Cardiovascular System at a Glance is a perfect introduction and revision aid to understanding the heart and circulation and now also features: An extended section of self–assessment clinical cases to aid revision and illustrate clinical relevance Up–to–date information on pharmacology of the cardiovascular system Expanded material on history and examination and increased detail on ECG of arrhythmias Highly visual colour presentation The third edition of The Cardiovascular System at a Glance is an ideal resource for medical students, whilst students of other health professions and specialist cardiology nurses will also find it invaluable. Examination candidates who need an authoritative yet concise guide to the cardiovascular system will find it extremely useful.
About the Author
Philip I. Aaronson, Department of Asthma Allergy and Respiratory Science, King′s College London, UK Jeremy P. T. Ward, Department of Asthma Allergy and Respiratory Science, King′s College London, UK