Gastrointestinal Physiology: Mosby Physiology Monograph Series (With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access) / Edition 8

Gastrointestinal Physiology: Mosby Physiology Monograph Series (With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access) / Edition 8

by Leonard R. Johnson
ISBN-10:
0323100856
ISBN-13:
9780323100854
Pub. Date:
09/13/2013
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
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Gastrointestinal Physiology: Mosby Physiology Monograph Series (With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access) / Edition 8

Gastrointestinal Physiology, a volume in the Mosby Physiology Monograph Series, explains the fundamentals of gastrointestinal physiology in a clear and concise manner. Ideal for your systems-based curriculum, this fully updated medical textbook provides you with a basic understanding of how the GI system functions in both health and disease.


• Stay current with clear, accurate, and up-to-the-minute coverage
of the physiology of the gastrointestinal system focusing on the needs of the student.
Bridge the gap between normal function and disease with gastrointestinal pathophysiology content throughout the book.
Master the material more easily with learning objectives at the start of each chapter, overview boxes, key words and concepts, chapter summaries, and physiology review questions at the end of the book.
Understand complex concepts by examining clear, 2-color diagrams.
Apply what you've learned to real-life clinical situations with the aid of featured clinical cases with questions and explained answers.
Consult the book online at Student Consult, where you can perform quick searches, add your own notes and bookmarks, and more!


• Stay abreast of the latest research and findings in physiology
with coverage of the physiological significance of gastrointestinal peptides; the regulation of mucosal growth and cancer; details surrounding acid secretion and peptic ulcers; and more.
Access new gastrointestinal information on the regulation of pancreatic secretion and gallbladder contraction; the transport processes for the absorption of nutrients; facts about fat absorption; and the regulation of food intake.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780323100854
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 09/13/2013
Series: Mosby's Physiology Monograph Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 450,640
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

1. Regulation: Peptides of the Gastrointestinal Tract

2. Regulation: Nerves and Smooth Muscle

3. Swallowing

4. Gastric Emptying

5. Motility of the Small Intestine

6. Motility of the Large Intestine

7. Salivary Secretion

8. Gastric Secretion

9. Pancreatic Secretion

10. Bile Production, Secretion, and Storage

11. Digestion and Absorption

12. Fluid and Electrolyte Absorption

13. The Splanchnic Circulation

Appendix: Review Examination

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