A useful textbook for nurses, nursing students and students of allied paramedical courses. The book contains nineteen chapters. First three chapters deal with various chemical constituents of the body and their importance along with homeostasis, i.e., functioning together of different systems co-ordinated manner so as to maintain constant environment for the cells of the body. Rest of the chapters describe different systems. Anatomy and Physiology of a system is described in each chapter in simple and easy to understand language, with several simple diagrams. At the end of each chapter, common diseases and genetic disorders of each system are described briefly. Wherever possible, information is given in the form of Tables, Charts and Flow charts for easy understanding.
Salient Features Systemize presentation of text in Question-Answer format helps in revision and self-assessment before examination Extensively revised, updated, and strengthened to keep up with the latest changes in the standard books of physiology Thoroughly revised topics like blood; nerve and muscle; cardiovascular system; and central nervous system Large number of diagrams, tables and flowcharts to facilitate quick learning and greater retention of knowledge
Dr. Joshi provides you with an understanding of horizontal well technology basics, presents a history of the technology, recent developments, and basic drilling concepts, and discusses performance factors, such as naturally fractured reservoirs, inaccessible locations, drilling attic oil, drilling through faults, and relief wells. Contents: Overview of horizontal well technology Reservoir engineering concepts Steady-state solutions Influence of well eccentricity Comparison of horizontal & fractured verticle wells Transient well testing Pseudo-steady state-flow Water & gas coming in verticle & horizontal wells Horizontal wells in gas reservoirs Pressure drops through tubing a horizontal well Appendices.