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Ganong's review of medical physiology /

by Barrett, Kim E.,
Additional authors: Barman, Susan M., -- author. | Boitano, Scott, -- author. | Brooks, Heddwen L., -- author. | Ganong, William F. -- Review of medical physiology. | McGraw-Hill Education (Firm) -- publisher -- copyright holder. Series: Lange medical book. Edition statement:Twenty-fifth edition. Physical details: xi, 750 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm. ISBN: 9780071825108 (paperback); 007182510X (paperback); 9781259255380; 1259255387. Subject(s): Human physiology -- Problems, exercises, etc. | Physiology. | Physiology -- Problems, exercises, etc. | Physiology -- Textbooks. | Human physiology -- Textbooks.
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"A Lange medical book."

"This edition is a revision of the original works of Dr. Francis Ganong."--From preface.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

General principles & energy production in medical physiology -- Overview of cellular physiology in medical physiology -- Immunity, infection, & inflammation -- Excitable tissue: nerve -- Excitable tissue: muscle -- Synaptic & junctional transmission -- Neurotransmitters & neuromodulators -- Somatosensory neurotransmission: touch, pain, and temperature -- Vision -- Hearing & equilibrium -- Smell & taste -- Reflex and voluntary control of posture & movement -- Autonomic nervous system -- Electrical activity of the brain, sleep-wake states, & circadian rhythms -- Learning, memory, language & speech -- Basic concepts of endocrine regulation -- Hypothalamic regulation of hormonal functions -- The pituitary gland -- The thyroid gland -- The adrenal medulla & adrenal cortex -- Hormonal control of calcium & phosphate metabolism & the physiology of bone -- Reproductive development & function of the female reproductive system -- Function of the male reproductive system -- Endocrine functions of the pancreas & regulation of carbohydrate metabolism -- Overview of gastrointestinal function & regulation -- Digestion, absorption, & nutritional principles -- Gastrointestinal motility -- Transport & metabolic functions of the liver -- Origin of the heartbeat & the electrical activity of the heart -- The heart as a pump -- Blood as a circulatory fluid & the dynamics of blood & lymph flow -- Cardiovascular regulatory mechanisms -- Circulation through special regions -- Introduction to pulmonary structure & mechanics -- Gas transport & pH -- Regulation of respiration -- Renal function & micturition -- Regulation of extracellular fluid composition & volume -- Acidification of the urine & bicarbonate excretion.

"Thoroughly updated to reflect the latest research and developments in important areas, this text incorporates examples from clinical medicine to illustrate important physiologic concepts. 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." -- Publisher.

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