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Principles of medical physiology

Author: Sabyasachi Sircar
Publisher: Stuttgart ; New York : Thieme, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book has been specifically designed with the needs of the student in mind. Lengthy explanations are avoided and the material is presented in a concise form that not only makes it easy to understand but also easy to remember and reproduce, which is precisely what the student needs. Difficult topics are presented with elegant simplicity and brevity without compromising on the core concepts. These include membrane  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sabyasachi Sircar
ISBN: 9781588905727 1588905721 9783131440617 3131440619
OCLC Number: 187294914
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 793 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Sect. 1. General Physiology --
1. Principles of Physics in Physiology --
2. Principles of Physical Chemistry in Physiology --
3. Principles of Control System in Physiology --
4. The Cell --
5. Cell Membrane --
6. Cell Cycle --
7. Applied Genetics --
Sect. 2. Nerve and Muscle Physiology --
8. Functional Anatomy of the Neuromuscular system --
9. Degeneration and Regeneration of Nerve and Muscle --
10. Resting Membrane Potential --
11. Membrane Excitation and Action Potential --
12. Electrophysiology of Ion Channels --
13. Conduction of Nerve Impulses --
14. Neuromuscular Transmission --
15. Mechanism of Muscle Contraction --
16. Characteristics of Muscle Contraction --
17. Muscle Elasticity --
18. Electromyography and Electroneurography --
19. Muscle Mechanics --
20. Smooth Muscles --
21. Cardiac Muscle --
Sect. 3. Blood and Immune System --
22. Body Fluids and Blood --
23. Red Blood Cells --
24. Hemoglobin --
25. Hematinic Factors --
26. Blood Grouping and Transfusion --
27. Blood Platelets and Hemostasis --
28. Hemostatic Balance --
29. Granulocytes --
30. Agranulocytes and Lymphoid Organs --
31. Immunity, Tolerance and Hypersensitivity --
32. Immune Mechanisms --
33. Hemopoiesis --
Sect. 4. Cardiovascular System --
34. Cardiac Excitation and the Electrocardiogram --
35. Abnormalities of Cardiac Excitation --
36. Cardiac Cycle --
37. Cardiac Output --
38. Circulatory Pathway and Hemodynamics --
39. Capillary Exchange and Lymphatic Circulation --
40. Chemical Control of Cardiovascular System --
41. Neural Control of Cardiovascular System --
42. Blood Pressure Regulation --
43. Circulatory Shock --
44. Coronary Circulation --
45. Cerebral Circulation --
46. Pulmonary and Pleural Circulation --
47. Cutaneous, Muscle, and Splanchnic Circulation --
Sect. 5. Respiratory System --
48. Functional Anatomy of the Respiratory System --
49. Mechanics of Pulmonary Ventilation --
50. Measurement of Pulmonary Ventilation --
51. Alveolar Ventilation, Perfusion, and Gaseous Exchange --
52. Transport of Gases --
53. Neural Control of Respiratory Rhythm --
54. Chemical Control of Pulmonary Ventilation --
55. High and Low Pressure Breathing --
56. Pulmonary Function Tests and Respiratory Disorders --
Sect. 6. Renal System --
57. Functional Anatomy of the Kidney --
58. Glomerular Filtration and Tubular Reabsorption --
59. Renal Handling of Sodium --
60. Renal Regulation of Urine Volume and Osmolarity --
61. Body Fluid and Electrolyte Balance --
62. Renal Regulation of Acid-Base Balance --
63. Renal Regulation of Potassium Balance --
64. Renal Handling of Miscellaneous Substances --
65. Hormones Acting on the Kidney --
66. Quantification of Renal Functions --
67. Urine Analysis and Renal Function Tests --
68. Renal Syndromes --
69. Urinary Bladder and Cystometry --
Sect. 7. Gastrointestinal System --
70. Events in the Mouth and Esophagus --
71. Events in the Stomach --
72. Events in the Duodenum --
73. Events in the Small Intestine --
74. Events in the Colon --
75. Gastrointestinal Hormones --
76. Gastrointestinal Disorders --
Sect. 8. Metabolism and Nutrition --
77. Dietary Nutrients and Fibers --
78. Nutritional Assessment and Dietary Planning --
79. Metabolic Pathways --
80. Metabolic States and the Liver --
Sect. 9. Endocrine System --
81. Mechanism of Hormonal Action --
82. Hypothalamic and Pituitary Hormones --
83. Thyroid Hormones --
84. Calcitropic Hormones --
85. Adrenocortical Hormones --
86. Adrenomedullary Hormones --
87. Pancreatic Hormones --
Sect. 10. Reproductive System --
88. Testicular and Ovarian Hormones --
89. Puberty and Gametogenesis --
90. Menstrual Cycle --
91. Sperm Transport and Fertilization --
92. Sexual Differentiation of the Fetus --
93. Pregnancy --
94. Parturition and Lactation --
Sect. 11. Central Nervous System --
95. Anatomy of the Central Nervous System --
96. Spinal Cord and Brainstem --
97. Cerebellum --
98. Diencephalon --
99. Basal Ganglia --
100. Cerebral Cortex --
101. Autonomic Nervous System --
102. Synaptic Mechanisms and Neurotransmitters --
103. Sensory Mechanisms --
104. Regulation of Muscle Length and Tone --
105. Motor Planning, Programming, and Execution --
106. Thought, Emotion, and Conation --
107. Electroencephalogram and Epilepsies --
108. Sleep --
109. Regulation of Body Temperature --
110. Regulation of Food Intake --
111. Memory and Learning --
112. Language and Speech --
Sect. 12. Special Senses --
113. Functional Anatomy of the Eye --
114. Visual Optics --
115. The Retina and Phototransduction --
116. Visual Pathways and Image Processing --
117. Oculomotor Mechanisms --
118. Auditory Mechanisms --
119. Vestibular Mechanisms --
120. Olfactory and Gustatory Mechanisms.
Responsibility: Sabyasachi Sircar.

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