Joshi's-Physiology Preparatory Manual for Undergraduates,
Edition 7
By Sadhana Joshi Mendhurwar, MD

Publication Date: 19 Apr 2022
The seventh edition of this book is revised as per guidelines of National Medical Commission in accordance with the Competency-Based Medical Education (CBME) of Physiology. In highly simplified language, it explores links with Pathophysiology and Medicine, focusing on early clinical exposure to students, and gearing them towards holistic patient management. This book continues to be must-have for all undergraduate medical students as it prepares them for both theory and viva-voce examinations. It is also useful for paramedical, dental, homeopathy and ayurveda students, besides those preparing for PG entrance examinations.

Key Features

• Logical flow, in easy-to-understand language and systemic presentation of complete theory in Question-Answer format helps in revision and self-assessment before examination.
• Substantially increased visual representations in the form of diagrams, tables, and charts to facilitate quick assimilation, learning and greater retention of knowledge.
• Clinical Case Studies that draw from the theory covered in the book and impart practical-focused learning.

New Features

• Significant content enhancement and re-organization in line with revised syllabus, to ensure continued relevance, completeness, and renewed focus on application-based learning.
• New chapter have been added on Integrated Physiology as per CBME curriculum.
• Comprehensive treatment highlighting horizontal and vertical integration of topics to foster solid understanding.
• Chapter-wise exhaustive coverage of topics and mapping with CBME via specific competency codes.
• Pointwise, specific, and detailed-illustrated answers to progressively building-up, intuitive questions on each topic.
• Insertion of 86 Clinical Case Studies with Question-and-Answer Mapping and Problem-based Learning, prepare students for National Exit Test (NExT) examinations and facilitate an integrated approach that lays a strong foundation for academics and practice.
About the author
By Sadhana Joshi Mendhurwar, MD, Professor of Physiology, Department of Physiology, Dr DY Patil Medical College, Nerul, Navi Mumbai, India.
Table of Contents

1. General Physiology

2. Blood

3. Immunity

4. Digestion and Absorption

5. Excretory System

6. Temperature Regulation

7. Respiratory System

8. Special Senses

9. Endocrinology

10. Reproduction

11. Nerve and Muscle

12. Cardiovascular System

13. Central Nervous System

14. Integrated Physiology


Book details
ISBN: 9788131264911
Page Count: 710
Illustrations : 394
Retail Price : £22.89