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Ganong's review of medical physiology

Author: Kim E BarrettSusan M BarmanScott BoitanoHeddwen L BrooksMichael WeitzAll authors
Publisher: New York : McGraw Hill Education, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Twenty-fifth editionView all editions and formats
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Thoroughly updated to reflect the latest research and developments in important areas, this text incorporates examples from clinical medicine to illustrate important physiologic concepts. Applauded for its interesting and engagingly written style, it concisely covers every important topic without sacrificing depth or readability.
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All Authors / Contributors: Kim E Barrett; Susan M Barman; Scott Boitano; Heddwen L Brooks; Michael Weitz; Brian Patrick Kearns; William F Ganong; McGraw-Hill Education (Firm),
ISBN: 9780071825108 007182510X 9781259255380 1259255387
OCLC Number: 927172623
Notes: "A Lange medical book."
"This edition is a revision of the original works of Dr. Francis Ganong."--Preface.
Description: xi, 750 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: General principles & energy production in medical physiology --
Overview of cellular physiology in medical physiology --
Immunity, infection, & inflammation --
Excitable tissue: nerve --
Excitable tissue: muscle --
Synaptic & junctional transmission --
Neurotransmitters & neuromodulators --
Somatosensory neurotransmission: touch, pain, and temperature --
Vision --
Hearing & equilibrium --
Smell & taste --
Reflex and voluntary control of posture & movement --
Autonomic nervous system --
Electrical activity of the brain, sleep-wake states, & circadian rhythms --
Learning, memory, language & speech --
Basic concepts of endocrine regulation --
Hypothalamic regulation of hormonal functions --
The pituitary gland --
The thyroid gland --
The adrenal medulla & adrenal cortex --
Hormonal control of calcium & phosphate metabolism & the physiology of bone --
Reproductive development & function of the female reproductive system --
Function of the male reproductive system --
Endocrine functions of the pancreas & regulation of carbohydrate metabolism --
Overview of gastrointestinal function & regulation --
Digestion, absorption, & nutritional principles --
Gastrointestinal motility --
Transport & metabolic functions of the liver --
Origin of the heartbeat & the electrical activity of the heart --
The heart as a pump --
Blood as a circulatory fluid & the dynamics of blood & lymph flow --
Cardiovascular regulatory mechanisms --
Circulation through special regions --
Introduction to pulmonary structure & mechanics --
Gas transport & pH --
Regulation of respiration --
Renal function & micturition --
Regulation of extracellular fluid composition & volume --
Acidification of the urine & bicarbonate excretion.
Other Titles: Review of medical physiology
Responsibility: Kim E. Barrett, PhD, Distinguished Professor, Department of Medicine, Dean of the Graduate Division, University of California, San Diego. Scott Boitano, PhD, Professor, Physiology and Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Arizona Respirator Center, Bio5 Collaborative Research Institute, University of Arizona, Susan M. Barman, PhD, Professor, Department of Pharmacology/Toxicology, Mchigan State University, Heddwin L. Brooks, PhD, Professor, Physiology and Pharmacology, College of Medicine, University of Arizona ; Michael Weitz and Brian Kearns, editors.

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