Best Reference Books – Clinical Physiology

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Clinical Physiology subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Clinical Physiology along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Clinical Physiology subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Clinical Physiology" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness” by Ross and Wilson

“Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness” Book Review: The textbook provides a clear and straightforward account of body systems and how they work. It is divided into four sections: The body and its constituents, Communication, Intake of raw materials and elimination of waste and Protection and survival. These four sections together consist of a total of eighteen chapters. This includes the blood, the nervous system, the urinary system, the digestive system, the cardiovascular system, the reproductive system, the endocrine system etc. The book is supplemented with a large number of colored illustrations and self assessment questions to which answers are also provided at the end of the book. It can benefit both physicians as well as students.

2. “Physiological Medicine: A Clinical Approach to Basic Medical Physiology” by Lingappa and Farey

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“Physiological Medicine: A Clinical Approach to Basic Medical Physiology” Book Review: This textbook makes use of case studies, problems and elaborate discussions to explain the fundamental principles to frame physiology. The book covers basic principles, clinical practice, and discoveries in molecular biology, diagnostic and treatment applications of physiologic concepts etc. The chapters are supplemented with real world case studies, summaries containing the key concepts covered in a chapter, ample problems, an abundant number of illustrations and sections illuminating scope for further research. The text is easy to understand and supported by a number of tables and charts to present data effectively.

3. “Principles of Anatomy and Physiology” by Tortora and Grabowski

“Principles of Anatomy and Physiology” Book Review: This textbook discusses the principles of the human structure and function while maintaining a steady balance between anatomy and physiology. The coverage of the book includes correlation between normal physiology and pathophysiology, normal anatomy and pathology, and homeostasis and homeostatic imbalances etc. It is written in clear, concise and easy to understand format. The chapters are supplemented with a “Clinical Application” section which discusses the clinical significance of the concepts discussed as well as illustrations and figures for better comprehension. It also highlights recent scientific research and developments in the field.

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4. “Clinical Anatomy And Physiology” by Joseph Stewart
5. “Human Anatomy: Regional and Applied Dissection and Clinical” by Krishna Garg
6. “Inderbir Singh’S Textbook Of Human Neuroanatomy” by Bhuiyan Pritha S

“Inderbir Singh’S Textbook Of Human Neuroanatomy” Book Review: The textbook emphasizes the various aspects of human neuroanatomy. It is organized into a total of sixteen chapters. Some of the chapters present in the book are: Autonomic Nervous System, Limbic System and Reticular Formation, White Matter of Cerebral Hemisphere, Cerebellum, Cranial Nerves, Diencephalon etc. The theory is explained in a clear, concise and easy to understand manner. The chapters are supplemented with colored photographs for better comprehension and retention, flowcharts, tables, chapter summaries and a number of MCQs for extensive practice and longer retention.

7. “Clinical Anatomy and Physiology for Veterinary Technicians” by Thomas P Colville

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“Clinical Anatomy and Physiology for Veterinary Technicians” Book Review: This textbook provides discussions on anatomical and physiological principles of animals and the diverse ways animal bodies function at both the systemic and cellular levels. The coverage of the book includes the chemical basis of life, nutrition and metabolism, pregnancy, development, and lactation, and reptile and amphibian anatomy and physiology, cardiovascular system, complex functions of the heart and blood vessels etc. The theory is supported by an abundant number of illustrations for realistic identification and clarity, clinical application sections to get a concrete understanding on applying theory to practice and in chapter questions for self analysis.

8. “Gastrointestinal Physiology: A Clinical Approach” by Eugene Trowers and Marc Tischler

“Gastrointestinal Physiology: A Clinical Approach” Book Review: This textbook serves as a guide on gastrointestinal physiology. It deals with the basic physiological concepts and their application to novel clinical situations. It consists of a total of eight chapters with three appendices. The various chapters present in the book are: Nutrient Exchange: Matching Digestion and Absorption, Salt and Water: Intestinal Water and Electrolyte Transport, Brain-Gut Axis and Regional Gastrointestinal Tract Mobility, Gastrointestinal Secretion: Aids in Digestion and Absorption etc. The chapters are supplemented with case studies, clinical examples, summaries, review questions and answers for better comprehension and longer retention.

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9. “Clinical Physiology of Endocrine Disorders Understanding the Sign and Symptoms” by Subramanian

“Clinical Physiology of Endocrine Disorders Understanding the Sign and Symptoms” Book Review: The textbook provides a detailed and crucial exposition on the underlying physiological foundation required to understand various endocrine disorders. The coverage of the book includes a list of aetiological factors for common endocrine disorders, current pathophysiological concepts pertinent to the disorders and other signs and symptoms of various endocrine disorders. It covers important physiological concepts essential for the practice of medicine. The book can be of immense use to students and can provide a quick reference to practicing doctors.

10. “Biochemistry and Clinical Pathology: Practical Notebook for First Year Diploma in Pharmacy” by Sharma

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“Biochemistry and Clinical Pathology: Practical Notebook for First Year Diploma in Pharmacy” Book Review: This practical manual attempts to provide students with the relevant skills, creativity and competence to take up practical tasks require some manipulation of apparatus or some action. The book covers a total of forty four experiments with reduced writing load for students. Each experiment is explained in detail with real experimental data and supplemented with illustrations, graphs and tables. Appropriate space has been provided for students to note down their own observations, notes, inferences, calculations and any other labeling while carrying out the experiments in the lab.

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