Ganong's Review of Medical Physiology

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Date

July 1, 2009

Format

Electronic book text, 800 pages

ISBN

0071605681 / 9780071605687

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Main description

The classic text on medical physiology -- updated in full-color

One of the world's leading texts on medical physiology, Ganong's Review of Medical Physiology has been completely redesigned with a new full-color format, larger trim size, and expanded pedagogical features. Examples from clinical medicine are integrated the chapters to illustrate important physiologic concepts.


Table of contents

I. Introduction

1. The General 7 Cellular Basis of medical physiology

II. Physiology of Nerve & Muscle Cells

2. Excitable Tissue: Nerve

3. Excitable Tissue: Muscle

4. Synaptic & Junctional Transmission

5. Initiation of Impulses in Sense Organs

III. Functions of the nervous System 13. the Autonomic Nervous system

14. Central Regulation of Visceral Function

15. Neural Basis of Instinctual Behavior & emotions

16. Higher Functions of the Nervous System

IV.

17. Energy Valance, Metabolism & Nutrition

18. The Thyroid Gland

19. Endocrin Functions of the Pancreas & Regulation of Carbohydrate Metabolism

20. The Adrenal Medulla & Adrenal Cortex

21. Hormonal Control of Calcium Metabolism & the Physiology of Bone

22. The Pituitary Gland

23. Gonads: Development & Function of the Reproduction System

24. Endocrine Functions of the Kidneys, Heart & Isneal Gland

V. Gastrointestinal Function

25. Digestion & Absorption

26. Regulation of Gastrointestinal Function

VI

27. Circulating Body Fluids

28. Origin of the Heartgbeat & The Electrical Activity of the Heart

29. The Heart as a Pump

30. Dynamics of GBlood & Lymph Flow

31. Cardiovascular Regulatory Mechanisms

32.Circulation Through Special Regions

33. Cardiosvascular Homeotasis in Health & Disease

Respiration

34. Pulmonary Function

35. Gas Transport Between the Lungs & the Tissues

36.Regulation of Respiration

37. Respiratory Adjustments in Health & Disease

VII Formation & Excretion of Urine


Author comments

Kim E. Barrett, PhD Dean of Graduate Studies, University of California, San Diego LaJolla, CA
Heddwen Brooks, PhD Assistant Professor, Dept. of Physiology, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ
Scott Boitano, PhD Associate Professor, Dept. of Physiology, University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ
Susan Barman, PhD Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI





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