ISBN-10:
007182510X
ISBN-13:
2900071825107
Pub. Date:
10/28/2015
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Ganong's Review of Medical Physiology, Twenty-Fifth Edition / Edition 25

Ganong's Review of Medical Physiology, Twenty-Fifth Edition / Edition 25

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Overview

The leading text on human physiology for more than four decades

A Doody's Core Title for 2017!

For more than four decades, Ganong’s Review of Medical Physiology has been helping those in the medical field understand human and mammalian physiology. Applauded for its interesting and engagingly written style, Ganong’s concisely covers every important topic without sacrificing depth or readability and delivers more detailed, high-yield information per page than any other similar text or review.

Thoroughly updated to reflect the latest research and developments in important areas. Ganong’s Review of Medical Physiology incorporates examples from clinical medicine to illustrate important physiologic concepts.

  • More than 600 full-color illustrations
  • Two types of review questions: end-of-chapter and board-style
  • NEW! Increased number of clinical cases and flow charts

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900071825107
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 10/28/2015
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 768
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Kim E. Barrett, PhD (La Jolla, CA),
Professor, Department of Medicine
Dean of Graduate Studies
University of California, San Diego.


Table of Contents

1 General Principles & Energy Production in Medical Physiology 3

2 Overview of Cellular Physiology in Medical Physiology 33

3 Immunity, Infection, & Inflammation 67

4 Excitable Tissue: Nerve 85

5 Excitable Tissue: Muscle 99

6 Synaptic & Junctional Transmission 121

7 Neurotransmitters & Neuromodulators 137

8 Somatosensory Neurotransmission: Touch, Pain, & Temperature 159

9 Vision 177

10 Hearing & Equilibrium 199

11 Smell & Taste 217

12 Reflex & Voluntary Control of Posture & Movement 227

13 Autonomic Nervous System 255

14 Electrical Activity of the Brain, Sleep–Wake States, & Circadian Rhythms 269

15 Learning, Memory, Language, & Speech 283

16 Basic Concepts of Endocrine Regulation 299

17 Hypothalamic Regulation of Hormonal Functions 307

18 The Pituitary Gland 321

19 The Thyroid Gland 337

20 The Adrenal Medulla & Adrenal Cortex 351

21 Hormonal Control of Calcium, & Phosphate Metabolism & the Physiology of Bone 375

22 Reproductive Development & Function of the Female Reproductive System 389

23 Function of the Male Reproductive System 417

24 Endocrine Functions of the Pancreas & Regulation of Carbohydrate Metabolism

25 Overview of Gastrointestinal Function & Regulation 453

26 Digestion, Absorption, & Nutritional Principles 475

27 Gastrointestinal Motility 495

28 Transport & Metabolic Functions of the Liver 507

29 Origin of the Heartbeat & the Electrical Activity of the Heart 519

30 The Heart as a Pump 537

31 Blood as a Circulatory Fluid & the Dynamics of Blood & Lymph Flow 553

32 Cardiovascular Regulatory Mechanisms 585

33 Circulation Through Special Regions 601

34 Introduction to Pulmonary Structure & Mechanics 621

35 Gas Transport & pH 639

36 Regulation of Respiration 65

37 Renal Function & Micturition 671

38 Regulation of Extracellular Fluid Composition & Volume 695

39 Acidification of the Urine & Bicarbonate Excretion 709

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