Ganong's Review of Medical Physiology 25th Edition
McGraw Hill Professional, Oct 28, 2015 - Medical - 768 pages
The leading text on human physiology for more than four decades
For more than four decades, Ganong’s Review of Medical Physiology has been helping those in the medical field understand human and mammalian physiology. Applauded for its interesting and engagingly written style, Ganong’s concisely covers every important topic without sacrificing depth or readability and delivers more detailed, high-yield information per page than any other similar text or review.
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0 1 2 3 4 120 70 Systolic pressure Mean pressure Diastolic pressure P
r e s s u r e ( m m H g) Time (s) FIGURE 31–26 Brachial artery pressure curve of a
normal young human, showing the relation of systolic and diastolic pressure to
When a vessel is narrowed, the velocity of flow in the narrowed portion increases
and the distending pressure decreases. Therefore, when a vessel is narrowed by
a pathologic process such as an atherosclerotic plaque, the lateral pressure at ...
At apex Intrapleural pressure more negative Greater transmural pressure Large
alveoli Lower intravascular pressure Less blood flow So less ventilation and
perfusion FIGURE 34–16 Diagram of normal differences in ventilation and
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