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Ganong's Review of Medical Physiology

Ganong's Review of Medical Physiology
Preț: 168,00 lei
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ISBN: 9781260566666
Anul publicarii: 2019
Ediția: 26


The leading text on human physiology for more than four decades—enhanced by all new video tutorials

A Doody’s Core Title for 2019! 


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 such as chronic pain, reproductive physiology, and acid-base homeostasis, Ganong’s Review of Medical Physiology, Twenty-Sixth Editionincorporates examples from clinical medicine to illustrate important physiologic concepts. Ganong's will prove valuable to students who need a concise review for the USMLE, or physicians who want to keep pace with the ever-changing world of medical physiology.

• 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
• NEW! Video tutorials from the author; high-yield Frequently Asked Question feature with detailed explanations; improved legends that eliminate the need to refer back to the text 


Section I: Cellular & Molecular Basis for Medical Physiology



Chapter 1: General Principles & Energy Production in Medical Physiology



Chapter 2: Overview of Cellular Physiology



Chapter 3: Immunity, Infection, & Inflammation



Chapter 4: Excitable Tissue: Nerve



Chapter 5: Excitable Tissue: Muscle



Chapter 6: Synaptic & Junctional Transmission



Chapter 7: Neurotransmitters & Neuromodulators



Section II: Central & Peripheral Neurophysiology



Chapter 8: Somatosensory Neurotransmission: Touch, Pain, & Temperature



Chapter 9: Smell & Taste



Chapter 10: Vision



Chapter 11: Hearing & Equilibrium



Chapter 12: Reflex & Voluntary Control of Posture & Movement



Chapter 13: Autonomic Nervous System



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



Chapter 15: Learning, Memory, Language, &Speech



Section III: Endocrine & Reproductive Physiology



Chapter 16: Basic Concepts of Endocrine Regulation



Chapter 17: Hypothalamic Regulation of Hormonal Functions



Chapter 18: The Pituitary Gland



Chapter 19: The Adrenal Medulla & Adrenal Cortex



Chapter 20: The Thyroid Gland



Chapter 21: Hormonal Control of Calcium &Phosphate Metabolism & the Physiology of Bone



Chapter 22: Reproductive Development &Function of the Female Reproductive System



Chapter 23: Function of the Male Reproductive System



Chapter 24: Endocrine Functions of the Pancreas & Regulation of Carbohydrate Metabolism



Section IV: Gastrointestinal Physiology



Chapter 25: Overview of Gastrointestinal Function & Regulation



Chapter 26: Digestion & Absorption of Nutrients



Chapter 27: Gastrointestinal Motility



Chapter 28: Transport & Metabolic Functions of the Liver



Section V: Cardiovascular Physiology



Chapter 29: Origin of the Heartbeat & the Electrical Activity of the Heart



Chapter 30: The Heart as a Pump



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



Chapter 32: Cardiovascular Regulatory Mechanisms



Chapter 33: Circulation Through Special Regions



Section VI: Respiratory Physiology



Chapter 34: Introduction to Pulmonary Structure & Mechanics



Chapter 35: Gas Transport & pH



Chapter 36: Regulation of Respiration



Section VII: Renal Physiology



Chapter 37: Renal Function & Micturition



Chapter 38: Regulation of Extracellular Fluid Composition & Volume



Chapter 39: Acidification of the Urine &Bicarbonate Excretion


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