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Essential Medical Physiology / Edition 2
     

Essential Medical Physiology / Edition 2

by Leonard R. Johnson
 

ISBN-10: 0397584016

ISBN-13: 9780397584017

Pub. Date: 09/28/1998

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This third edition of Essential Medical Physiology has been thoroughly revised and covers all principal subjects in modern medical school human physiology courses. It includes chapters on general physiology, as well as cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, gastrointestinal, endocrine, central nervous system, and integrative physiology. This textbook will equip students

Overview

This third edition of Essential Medical Physiology has been thoroughly revised and covers all principal subjects in modern medical school human physiology courses. It includes chapters on general physiology, as well as cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, gastrointestinal, endocrine, central nervous system, and integrative physiology. This textbook will equip students with the strong background in physiology required for medical practice or for further study in the biomedical sciences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780397584017
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
09/28/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
858
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Contributorsxiii
Prefacexv
Part IGeneral Physiology
1.The Internal Environment3
2.Control of Cell Function11
3.Membrane Transport37
4.Resting Potentials and Action Potentials in Excitable Cells71
5.Propagation of the Action Potential89
6.Neuromuscular and Synaptic Transmission97
7.Striated Muscle123
8.Smooth Muscle137
9.Autonomic Nervous System145
Part IICardiovascular Physiology
10.Hemodynamics157
11.Electrical Activity of the Heart175
12.The Electrocardiogram187
13.The Mechanical Activity of the Heart201
14.Regulation of Venous Return and Cardiac Output215
15.Regulation of Arterial Pressure225
16.Capillary Exchange235
17.Regulation of Regional Blood Flow245
Part IIIRespiratory Physiology
18.Structure and Function of the Respiratory System259
19.Mechanics of Breathing277
20.Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Transport in the Blood289
21.Pulmonary Gas Exchange299
22.Control of Breathing315
Part IVRenal Physiology
23.Functional Anatomy of the Kidney and Micturition333
24.Renal Blood Flow and Glomerular Filtration343
25.Mass Balance in Body Homeostasis and Renal Function361
26.Reabsorption and Secretion in the Proximal Tubule371
27.Reabsorption and Secretion in the Loop of Henle, Distal Tubule, and Collecting Duct391
28.Regulation of Body Fluid Osmolality405
29.Regulation of Sodium Balance and Extracellular Fluid Volume423
30.Renal Regulation of Potassium, Calcium, and Magnesium437
31.The Role of the Kidney in Acid-Base Balance447
Part VGastrointestinal Physiology
32.Regulation465
33.Motility479
34.Secretion497
35.Digestion and Absorption529
36.Intestinal Electrolyte and Water Transport547
Part VIEndocrine Physiology
37.Introduction to Endocrine Physiology559
38.Pituitary Gland573
39.Thyroid Gland587
40.Adrenal Glands607
41.The Pancreatic Islets637
42.Hormonal Regulation of Fuel Metabolism659
43.Hormonal Regulation of Calcium Metabolism679
44.Hormonal Growth Control701
45.Hormonal Control of Reproduction in the Male719
46.Hormonal Control of Reproduction in the Female: The Menstrual Cycle737
47.Hormonal Control of Reproduction in the Female: Pregnancy and Lactation757
Part VIICentral Nervous System Physiology
48.Organization of the Nervous System779
49.Sensory Receptors of the Somatosensory System789
50.Central Projections of the General Somatosensory System797
51.The Visual System807
52.The Vestibular System831
53.The Auditory System839
54.The Chemical Senses: Smell and Taste849
55.Lower Motor Neurons of the Spinal Cord and Brain Stem861
56.Sensory and Motor Pathways Controlling Lower Motor Neurons of the Spinal Cord867
57.The Motor Cortex877
58.The Basal Ganglia881
59.The Cerebellum889
60.Neuronal Control of Mood, Emotion, and State of Awareness897
61.Learning and Memory905
Part VIIIIntegrative Physiology
62.Body Temperature Regulation921
63.Exercise933
64.Heart Failure and Circulatory Shock941
65.Diabetic Ketoacidosis949
66.Maternal Adaptations in Pregnancy953
Index967

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