Review of Medical Physiology / Edition 22

Review of Medical Physiology / Edition 22

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by William F. Ganong
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071440402

ISBN-13: 9780071440400

Pub. Date: 03/08/2005

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

basic science/physiology ***** [five stars] "Far and away the best physiology textbook in the world for physicians and medical students ... concise without being too brief and detailed without being boring ... it is always current." ***** [five stars] "If you intend to hit the 95th percentile or higher on the USMLE, you must master the material in this book." *****

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basic science/physiology ***** [five stars] "Far and away the best physiology textbook in the world for physicians and medical students ... concise without being too brief and detailed without being boring ... it is always current." ***** [five stars] "If you intend to hit the 95th percentile or higher on the USMLE, you must master the material in this book." ***** [five stars] “A brilliant book ... Ganong's Review of Medical Physiology is an absolute marvel of brevity and conciseness ... as up-to-date as it is possible [to be] in a textbook and faultlessly organized.”* *Online readers’ reviews of previous editions Review of Medical Physiology William F. Ganong, MD Endorsed Worldwide by Students and Instructors and Translated into 18 Languages! KEY FEATURES: • The most comprehensive and up-to-date review of mammalian and human physiology • Acclaimed for its readability, reliability, and depth of coverage • Clinical examples are integrated throughout each chapter and illuminate important physiologic concepts • Includes 630 multiple choice questions —ideal for self-assessment and USMLE Step 1 review • Highly illustrated — more than 700 illustrations and photographs • Updated every two years to meet the needs of students and instructors Includes NEW and EXPANDED coverage of: • Regulation of food intake • Mitochondria and molecular motors • Renal function • Estrogen receptors • Alzheimer’s disease ABOUT THE AUTHOR: William F. Ganong, MD,is Lange Professor Emeritus at the University of California, San Francisco. Review of Medical Physiology was first published in 1963. It hasbeen translated into 18 languages and has sold over 2 million copies worldwide. McGraw-Hill Professional ACCESSmedbooks.com

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071440400
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
03/08/2005
Series:
LANGE Basic Science Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
928
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.29(d)

Table of Contents


SECTION I. INTRODUCTION
1. The General & Cellular Basis of Medical Physiology


SECTION II. PHYSIOLOGY OF NERVES & MUSCLE CELLS
2. Excitable Tissue: Nerve
3. Excitable Tissue: Muscle
4. Synaptic & Junctional Transmission
5. Initiation of Impulses in Sense Organs


SECTION III. FUNCTIONS OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
6. Reflexes
7. Cutaneous, Deep, & Visceral Sensation
8. Vision
9. Hearing & Equilibrium
10. Smell & Taste
11. Arousal Mechanisms, Sleep, & the Electrical Activity of the Brain
12. Control of Posture & Movement
13. The Autonomic Nervous System
14. Central Regulation of Visceral Function
15. Neural Basis of Instinctual Behavior & Emotions
16. “Higher Functions of the Nervous System”: Conditioned Reflexes, Learning, & Related Phenomena


SECTION IV.
ENDOCRINOLOGY, METABOLISM, & REPRODUCTIVE FUNCTION
17. Energy Balance, Metabolism, & Nutrition
18. The Thyroid Gland
19. Endocrine Functions of the Pancreas & Regulation of Carbohydrate Metabolism
20. The Adrenal Medulla & Adrenal Cortex
21. Hormonal Control of Calcium Metabolism & the Physiology of Bone
22. The Pituitary Gland
23. The Gonads: Development & Function of the Reproductive System
24. Endocrine Functions of the Kidneys, Heart, & Pineal Gland


SECTION V. GASTROINTESTINAL FUNCTION
25. Digestion & Absorption
26. Regulation of Gastrointestinal Function


SECTION VI.
CIRCULATION
27. Circulating Body Fluids
28. Origin of the Heartbeat & the Electrical Activity of the Heart
29. The Heart as a Pump
30. Dynamics of Blood & Lymph Flow
31. Cardiovascular Regulatory Mechanisms
32.Circulation Through Special Regions
33. Cardiovascular Homeostasis in Health & Disease


SECTION VII. RESPIRATION
34. Pulmonary Function
35. Gas Transport Between the Lungs & the Tissues
36. Regulation of Respiration
37. Respiratory Adjustments in Health & Disease


SECTION VIII. FORMATION AND EXCRETION OF URINE
38. Renal Function & Micturition
39. Regulation of Extracellular Fluid Compositon & Volume


Appendix


Self-Study: Objectives, Essay Questions, & Multiple-Choice Questions


Answers to Quantitative & Multiple-Choice Questions

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