Medical Physiology

Medical Physiology : A Cellular and Molecular Approach

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This title is presented now with access to full text online plus many other extras - posted on studentconsult.com. Access is via unique pin number in front of book. "Medical Physiology" is a brand new comprehensive textbook of human physiology, superbly illustrated and designed for modern medical school courses in physiology. It is the most current text on the market, with a strong molecular and cellular approach, firmly relating the molecular and cellular biological underpinnings of physiology to the study of human physiology and disease. This is an edited book with contributions from leading physiologists, but the text has been thoroughly edited to produce a readable and student-friendly text.
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  • Mixed media product | 1344 pages
  • 224 x 278 x 52mm | 2,980.13g
  • Saunders
  • Philadelphia, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised edition
  • ill
  • 1416023283
  • 9781416023289
  • 250,836

Table of contents

Introduction 1. Foundations of Physiology II. Physiology of Cells and Molecules 2. Functional Organization of the Cell 3. The Physiology of Membranes 4. Signal Transduction 5. Regulation of Gene Expression 6. Electrophysiology of the Cell Membrane 7. Electrical Excitability and Action Potentials 8. Synaptic Transmission and Neuromuscular Junction 9. Cellular Physiology of Skeletal, Cardiac, and Smooth Muscle III. The Cellular Physiology of the Nervous System 10. Organization of the Nervous System 11. Physiology of Neurons 12. Synaptic Transmission in the Nervous System 13. Sensory Transduction 14. Neuronal Circuits 15. The Autonomic Nervous System 16. The Neuronal Microenvironment: Cerebrospinal Fluid, Blood-Brain Barrier and Glial Cells IV. The Cardiovascular System 17. Organization of the Cardiovascular System 18. Arteries and Veins 19. The Microcirculation 20. Cardiac Electrophysiology and the Electrocardiogram 21. The Heart as a Pump 22. Regulation of Arterial Pressure and Cardiac Output 23. Special Circulations 24. Integrated Control of the Cardiovascular System V. The Respiratory System 25. Organization of the Respiratory System 26. Mechanics of Respiration 27. Acid-Base Physiology 28. The Transport of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide in the Blood 29. Gas Exchange in the Lungs 30. Ventilation and Perfusion of the Lungs 31. Regulation of Respiration VI. The Urinary System 32. Organization of the Urinary System 33. Glomerular Filtration and Renal Blood Flow 34. Transport of Sodium and Chloride 35. Transport of Urea, Glucose, Phosphate, Calcium, Magnesium, and Organic Solutes by the Tubules 36. Transport of Potassium by the Tubules 37. Urine Concentration and Dilution 38. Transport of Acids and Bases by the Tubules 39. Integration of Fluid and Electrolyte Balance VII. The Gastrointestinal System 40. Organization of the Gastrointestinal System 41. Gastric Function 42. Pancreatic and Salivary Glands 43. Hepatobiliary Function 44. Intestinal Fluid and Electrolyte Management 45. Nutrient Digestion and Absorption VIII. The Endocrine System 46. Organization of Endocrine Control 47. The Endocrine Regulation of Growth 48. The Thyroid Gland 49. The Adrenal Gland 50. The Endocrine Pancreas 51. The Parathyroid Glands and Vitamin D IX. The Reproductive System 52. Sexual Differentiation 53. The Male Reproductive System 54. The Female Reproductive System 55. Fertilization, Pregnancy, and Lactation 56. Fetal and Neonatal Physiology X. The Physiology of Everyday Life 57. Metabolism and Nutrition 58. Regulation of Body Temperature 59. Exercise Physiology and Sports Science 60. Environmental Physiology: Diving, Altitude and Space
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A very useful book that has a high scientific standard. It is good to use as a reference for both physiology study and as a practicing physician
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