ISBN-10:
0071440402
ISBN-13:
9780071440400
Pub. Date:
03/08/2005
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Review of Medical Physiology / Edition 22

Review of Medical Physiology / Edition 22

by William F. Ganong

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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)

About the Author

William F. Ganong, MD
Jack and DeLoris Lange Professor of Physiology Emeritus
University of California
San Francisco, California

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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