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Ganong's Review of Medical Physiology, 23rd Edition,9780071605670
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Ganong's Review of Medical Physiology, 23rd Edition

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Edition:
23rd
ISBN13:

9780071605670

ISBN10:
0071605673
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
7/24/2009
Publisher(s):
McGraw-Hill Medical

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Summary

The field's most complete, up-to-date , and engagingly-written text on medical physiology -- now in full colorFor more than four decades,Ganong's Review of Medical Physiologyhas been the leader in helping medical students and clinicians understand the fascinating subject of human and mammalian physiology. Concisely covering every important topic without sacrificing depth or readability,Ganong'sdelivers more detailed, clinically-relevant, high-yield information per page than any similar text or review.Thoroughly updated to reflect the latest research and developments in important areas such as the cellular basis of neurophysiology,Ganong's Review of Medical Physiologyincorporates examples from clinical medicine throughout the chapters to illustrate important physiologic concepts. Whether you're a student who needs an outstanding review for the USMLE or a physician who wants to keep pace with the ever-changing field of medical physiology, there's no better place to turn thanGanong's Review of Medical Physiology.Here's why this is the best edition ofGanong'sever: NEWfull-color illustrations -- the authors have worked with an outstanding team of medical illustrators, photographers, educators, and students to give you an unmatched collection of illustrations and tables NEWboxed clinical cases -- featuring examples of diseases that illustrate important physiological principles NEWhigh-yield end-of-chapter board review questions iPod-compatible review - questions and illustrations from each chapter test your comprehension of the material Companion online learning center includes cases, illustrations, and board review questions (www.LangeTextbooks.com)

Author Biography

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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Table of Contents

Introduction
The General 7 Cellular Basis of medical physiology
Physiology of Nerve & Muscle Cells
Excitable Tissue: Nerve
Excitable Tissue: Muscle
Synaptic & Junctional Transmission
Initiation of Impulses in Sense Organs
Functions of the nervous System
the Autonomic Nervous system
Central Regulation of Visceral Function
Neural Basis of Instinctual Behavior & emotions
Higher Functions of the Nervous System
Energy Valance, Metabolism & Nutrition
The Thyroid Gland
Endocrin Functions of the Pancreas & Regulation of Carbohydrate Metabolism
The Adrenal Medulla & Adrenal Cortex
Hormonal Control of Calcium Metabolism & the Physiology of Bone
The Pituitary Gland
Gonads: Development & Function of the Reproduction System
Endocrine Functions of the Kidneys, Heart & Isneal Gland
Gastrointestinal Function
Digestion & Absorption
Regulation of Gastrointestinal Function
Circulating Body Fluids
Origin of the Heartgbeat & The Electrical Activity of the Heart
The Heart as a Pump
Dynamics of GBlood & Lymph Flow
Cardiovascular Regulatory Mechanisms
Circulation Through Special Regions
Cardiosvascular Homeotasis in Health & DiseaseRespiration
Pulmonary Function
Gas Transport Between the Lungs & the Tissues
Regulation of Respiration
Respiratory Adjustments in Health & Disease
Formation & Excretion of Urine
Renal Function & Micurition
Regulation of Extracellular Fluid Composition & Volume
References
Appendix
Index
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