Medical Physiology / Edition 1

Medical Physiology / Edition 1

by Rodney A. Rhoades

ISBN-10: 0316742287

ISBN-13: 9780316742283

Pub. Date: 02/01/1995

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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Table of Contents

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Ch. 1Regulation and Communication3
Ch. 2The Cell Membrane, Membrane Transport, and Resting Membrane Potential14
Ch. 3The Action Potential, Synaptic Transmission, and Maintenance of Nerve Function33
Ch. 4Sensory Physiology61
Ch. 5The Motor System90
Ch. 6The Autonomic Nervous System114
Ch. 7Integrative Functions of the Nervous System128
Ch. 8Contractile Properties of Muscle Cells149
Ch. 9Skeletal and Smooth Muscle165
Ch. 10Cardiac Muscle193
Ch. 11Blood Components, Immunity, and Hemostasis209
Ch. 12An Overview of Circulation and Hemodynamics230
Ch. 13The Electrical Activity of the Heart242
Ch. 14The Cardiac Pump260
Ch. 15The Systemic Circulation278
Ch. 16The Microcirculation and the Lymhatic System289
Ch. 17Special Circulations305
Ch. 18Control Mechanisms in Circulatory Function321
Ch. 19Ventilation and the Mechanics of Breathing341
Ch. 20Pulmonary Circulation and Ventilation-Perfusion Ratio371
Ch. 21Gas Transfer and Transport386
Ch. 22The Control of Breathing401
Ch. 23Kidney Function417
Ch. 24Regulation of Fluid and Electrolyte Balance446
Ch. 25Acid-Base Balance464
Ch. 26Gastrointestinal Neurophysiology487
Ch. 27Gastrointestinal Motility505
Ch. 28Gastrointestinal Secretion530
Ch. 29Digestion and Absorption551
Ch. 30The Physiology of the Liver571
Ch. 31The Regulation of Body Temperature587
Ch. 32Exercise Physiology614
Ch. 33Endocrine Control Mechanisms633
Ch. 34The Hypothalamus and Pituitary Gland654
Ch. 35The Thyroid Gland673
Ch. 36The Adrenal Gland686
Ch. 37The Endocrine Pancreas706
Ch. 38Endocrine Regulation of Calcium, Phosphate, and Bone Metabolism721
Ch. 39The Male Reproductive System737
Ch. 40The Female Reproductive System757
Ch. 41Conception, Pregnancy, and Fetal Development777

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