Physiology by numbers:An encouragement to quantitative thinking.
New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000. First edition 8vo. 236 pp. Corners and spine ends slightly bumped, small light numbers in ink to ffep, otherwise crisp and clean copy. "Burton gives the reader the opportunity to develop a feel for values such as ion concentrations, lung and fluid volumes, and blood pressures, through the use of calculations which require little more than simple arithmetic for their solution." 9 chapters: Introductions to physicological calculation: approximation and units, Quantifying the body: interrelationships amongst 'representative' of 'textbook' quantities, Energy and metabolism, The cardiovascular system, Respiration, Renal Function, Body Fluids, Acid-base balance, Nerve and Muscle. Near Fine Paperback 0521777038 (Item ID: 58167)