Ganong's Review of Medical Physiology, 24th Edition

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  • Edition: 24th
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  • Copyright: 2012-04-26
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
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The field's most complete, up-to-date, and engagingly written text on medical physiology -- presented in full color 600 full-color illustrations For 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's delivers 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 than Ganong's Review of Medical Physiology.

Table of Contents

Section 1 Cellular and Molecular Basis for Medical Physiology

1. General Principles & energy Production in Medical Physiology

2. Overview of Cellular Physiology in Medical Physiology

3. Immunity, Infection & Inflammation

4. Excitable Tissue: Neve 83

5. Excitable Tissue: Muscle 97

6. Synaptic & Junctional Transmission

7. Neurotransmitters & Neuromodulators 8. Somatosensory neurotransmission: Touch, Pain and Temperature

9. Vision

10. Hearing & Equilibrium

11. Smell & Taste

12. Reflex and Voluntary Control of Posture & Movement

13.Autonomic Nervous System

14. Electrical Activity of the Brain,Sleep-Wake States, & Circadian Rhythms

15. Learning, Memory, Language, & Speech

Section III Endocrine and Reproductive Physiology

16. Basic Concepts of Endocrine Regulation

17. Hypothalamic Regulation of Hormonal Functions

18. The Pituitary Gland

19. The Thyroid Gland

20. The Adrenal Medulla & Adrenal Cortex

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

22. Reproductive Development & Function of the Felame Reproductive System

23. Function of the Male Reproductive System

24. Endocrine Functions of the Pancreas & Regulation of Carbohydrate Metabolism

Section IV Gastrointestional Physiology

25. Overview of Gastrointestinal Function & Regulation

26. digestion, Absorption, & Nutrional Principles

27. Gastrointestinal Motility

28. Transport & Metabolic Fuctions of the Liver

Section V Cardiovascular Physiology

29. Origin of teh heartbeat & the Electrical Activity of the Heart

30. The Heart as a Pump

31. Blood as a Circulatory Fluid & the Dynamics of Blood & Lymph Flow

32. Cardiovascular Regulatory Mechanisms

33. Circulation Through Special Regions

Section VI Resspiratory Physiology

34. Introduction to Pulmonary Structure and Mechanics

35. Gas Transport & pH

36. Regulaton of Respiration

Section VII Renal Physiology

37. Renal Function & Micturition

38. Regulation of Extracellular Fluid Composition & Volume

39. Acidification of the Urine & biocarbonate Excretion

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