ISBN 9788131202289,Essential Medical Physiology

Essential Medical Physiology



Elsevier - Academic Press

Publication Year 2005

ISBN 9788131202289

ISBN-10 8131202283

Paper Back

Edition 3rd
Number of Pages 1008 Pages
Language (English)


Key Features Includes clinical notes "Key Points" summarize most important information Contains chapter outlines with page numbers 2-color figures throughout New chapters on Exercise, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, and Maternal Adaptations in Pregnancy
Description This third edition of Essential Medical Physiology has been thoroughly revised and covers the principal subjects covered in a modern medical school physiology course. It includes chapters on general physiology, as well as cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, gastrointestinal, endocrine, central nervous system, and integrative physiology. Contributors to this indispensible textbook include the leading physiologists Leonard R. Johnson, Stanley G. Schultz, H. Maurice Goodman, John H. Byrne, Norman W. Weisbrodt, James M. Downey, D. Neil Granger, Frank L. Powell, Jr., James A. Schafer, and Dianna A. Johnson.
Readership Medical, graduate and advanced undergraduate students studying physiology, physicians and clinical specialists, as well as anyone interested in basic human physiology.
Author Information Edited by Leonard R. Johnson , University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, TN, U.S.A.
Table of ContentsPART I: GENERAL PHYSIOLOGY 1 The Internal Environment 2 Control of Cell Function 3 Membrane Transport 4 Resting Potentials and Action Potentials in Excitable Cells 5 Propagation of the Action Potential 6 Neuromuscular and Synaptic Transmission 7 Striated Muscle 8 Smooth Muscle 9 Autonomic Nervous System PART II: CARDIOVASCULAR PHYSIOLOGY 10 Hemodynamics 11 Electrical Activity of the Heart 12 The Electrocardiogram, James M. Downey 13 The Mechanical Activity of the Heart 14 Regulation of Venous Return and Cardiac Output 15 Regulation of Arterial Pressure 16 Capillary Exchange 17 Regulation of Regional Blood Flow PART III: RESPIRATORY PHYSIOLOGY 18 Structure and Function of the Respiratory System 19 Mechanics of Breathing 20 Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Transport in the Blood 21 Pulmonary Gas Exchange 22 Control of Breathing PART IV: RENAL PHYSIOLOGY 23 Functional Anatomy of the Kidney and Micturition 24 Renal Blood Flow and Glomerular Filtration 25 Mass Balance in Body Homeostasis and Renal Function 26 Reabsorption and Secretion in the Proximal Tubule 27 Reabsorption and Secretion in the Loop of Henle, Distal Tubule, and Collecting Duct 28 Regulation of Body Fluid Osmolality 29 Regulation of Sodium Balance and Extracellular Fluid Volume 30 Renal Regulation of Potassium, Calcium, and Magnesium 31 The Role of the Kidney in Acid-Base Balance PART V: GASTROINTESTINAL PHYSIOLOGY 32 Regulation 33 Motility 34 Secretion 35 Digestion and Absorption 36 Intestinal Electrolyte and Water Transport PART VI: ENDOCRINE PHYSIOLOGY 37 Introduction to Endocrine Physiology 38 Pituitary Gland 39 Thyroid Gland 40 Adrenal Glands 41 The Pancreatic Islets 42 Hormonal Regulation of Fuel Metabolism 43 Hormonal Regulation of Calcium Metabolism 44 Hormonal Growth Control 45 Hormonal Control of Reproduction in the Male 46 Hormonal Control of Reproduction in the Female: The Menstrual Cycle 47 Hormonal Control of Reproduction in the Female: Pregnancy and Lactation PART VII: CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM PHYSIOLOGY 48 Organization of the Nervous System 49 Sensory Receptors of the Somatosensory System 50 Central Projections of the General Somatosensory System 51 The Visual System 52 The Vestibular System 53 The Auditory System 54 The Chemical Senses: Smell and Taste 55 Lower Motor Neurons of the Spinal Cord and Brain Stem 56 Sensory and Motor Pathways Controlling Lowe Motor Neurons of the Spinal Cord 57 The Motor Cortex 58 The Basal Ganglia 59 The Cerebellum 60 Neuronal Control of Mood, Emotion, and State of Awareness 61 Learning and Memory PART VIII: INTEGRATIVE PHYSIOLOGY 62 Body Temperature Regulation 63 Exercise 64 Heart Failure and Circulatory Shock 65 Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Stanley G. Schultz 66 Maternal Adaptations in Pregnancy