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Eureka: Physiology

308 pages
Jp Medical

Eureka – an innovative series for students that fully integrates core science, clinical medicine and surgery. With its engaging and authoritative text, featuring insightful clinical cases, graphic narratives, SBAs and a wealth of other learning tools, Eureka has everything students need to succeed in medicine and pass their exams.


Eureka – content that reflects today’s medical degree courses with their emphasis on:

  • relevance and application of core science to clinical practice
  • skills required to examine and communicate with patients
  • integrated care across primary and acute care settings


Eureka – 15 clinical titles, 5 science titles:

  • Clinical titles – disease-based, clinical cases, system-specific core science
  • Science titles – bedrock biomedical principles, clinical cases

Series features across titles:

  • Engaging clinical cases show how skilled clinician would work through a presentation, and put diseases and biomedical principles into patient context
  • Innovative graphic narratives bring clinical cases to life, show how to approach difficult scenarios and convey the experience of being a patient
  • Starter questions - stimulating answers to intriguing questions make learning fun 
  • Boxes highlight tips, tricks and key learning points



  • First principles chapter clearly explains key concepts and mechanisms relevant to the study of medicine e.g. cell signalling mechanisms and homeostasis
  • Systems-based chapters describe the processes that underpin normal functions such as circulation, respiration and digestion, each chapter introduced by an engaging clinical case that features a unique graphic narrative
  • Self-Assessment – 80 multiple choice questions in clinical SBA format, in line with current exam format


Author Bio

Jake Mann BMedSc MBChB MRCP MAcadMEd
Department of paediatrics, University of Cambridge, UK

David Marples
University of Leeds, UK