Guyton & Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology, 2/SAE

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Author: Mario Vaz et al
Edition: 2nd South Asian Edition
Year: 2016

Guyton & Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology continues this bestselling title's tradition as the world's favourite physiology textbook, presenting complex principles in language that is easy to read and understand.

Guyton & hall textbook of medical physiology continues this bestselling title’s tradition as the world’s favourite physiology textbook, presenting complex prociples in languages that is easy to read and understand. The main aim of the second south asia edition of Guyton & hall text book of medical physiology is to meet the need of undergraduate medical students and faculty in south asia by aligning the book to the teaching methods in the subcontinent. The south Asia edition incorporates several features aimed at aiding learning for students while retaining the flow and explanatory approach.

Features:

  • Chapters have been rearrange and often split to work towards one chapter-one lecture model so that the text is linked to curriculum objectives which appeals to both students and faculty.
  • Narrative length has been reduced while ensuring the original flow and explanation of concepts is not affected.
  • Topics that are likely to be covered by other subjects and redundancies from the point of view of curriculum have been removed.
  • Learning Objectives and Glossary of terms in the beginning of every chapter.
  • Complimentary online access to the e-book along with:
    • 56 videos and animations
    • 120 multiple choice questions

Authors:

Mario Vaz is a professor of Physiology at St. John’s medical college, Bangalore. He received several awards for teaching. His research interests are in the evaluation of the functional consequences of altered nutritional states. His other interests are in the history of medicine and in humanities and health, a division of which he heads at the St. John’s research Institute.

Anura Kurpad  is a professor of Physiology at St John’s medical college, Bangalore. He was the founding Dean of St John’s Research institute, and an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota Medical School. His Interests are in metabolic and nutritional physiology, and he serves on the WHO expert Advisory panel on Nutrition.

Tony Raj is a professor of physiology at St, John’s medical college, Bangalore. He has been in the faculty from 1995. His research interests include using stable isotope techniques metabolic kinetic of amino acids in humans, studying insulin sensitivity using the glucose clamp technique and body composition measurements. He is the vice Dean of St, John’s research institute where he also heads the division of medical informatics. His other interests are in using innovative and low cost information technology to provide more efficient care for patients in resource constrained setting.