Ganong's Review of Medical Physiology
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For more than four decades, Ganong's Review of Medical Physiology has been the leader in helping medical students and clinicians understand the fascinating subject of human and mammalian physiology. Concisely covering every important topic without sacrificing depth or readability, Ganong's delivers more clinically-relevant, high-yield information per page than any similar text or review. You'll find more than 600 full-color illustrations and text that strikes the perfect balance between detailed and concise. Thoroughly updated to reflect the latest research and developments in important areas such as the cellular basis of neurophysiology, Ganong's Review of Medical Physiology incorporates examples from clinical medicine throughout the chapters to illustrate important physiologic concepts. Whether you're a student who needs an outstanding review for the USMLE or a physician who wants to keep pace with the ever-changing field of medical physiology, there's no better place to turn than Ganong's Review of Medical Physiology.

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Binding: Softcover
Specs: 714 pages | 3.25 Lbs
ISBN: 0071605673
ISBN-13: 9780071605670
Edition: 23
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Incorporated | Publish Date 07/09 | Copyright 2009
Series: Ganong's Review of Medical Physiology
Format: Review Book

Table Of Contents:

Sect. I.    Cellular & Molecular Basis for Medical Physiology
1.    General Principles & Energy Production in Medical Physiology
2.    Overview of Cellular Physiology in Medical Physiology
3.    Immunity, Infection, & Inflammation
Sect. II.    Physiology of Nerve & Muscle Cells
4.    Excitable Tissue: Nerve
5.    Excitable Tissue: Muscle
6.    Synaptic & Junctional Transmission
7.    Neurotransmitters & Neuromodulators
8.    Properties of Sensory Receptors
9.    Reflexes
Sect. III.    Central & Peripheral Neurophysiology
10.    Pain & Temperature
11.    Somatosensory Pathways
12.    Vision
13.    Hearing & Equilibrium
14.    Smell & Taste
15.    Electrical Activity of the Brain, Sleep-Wake States, & Circadian Rhythms
16.    Control of Posture & Movement
17.    The Autonomic Nervous System
18.    Hypothalamic Regulation of Hormonal Functions
19.    Learning, Memory, Language, & Speech
Sect. IV.    Endocrine & Reproductive Physiology
20.    The Thyroid Gland
21.    Endocrine Functions of the Pancreas & Regulation of Carbohydrate Metabolism
22.    The Adrenal Medulla & Adrenal Cortex
23.    Hormonal Control of Calcium and Phosphate Metabolism & the Physiology of Bone
24.    The Pituitary Gland
25.    The Gonads: Development & Function of the Reproductive System
Sect. V.    Gastrointestinal Physiology
26.    Overview of Gastrointestinal Function & Regulation
27.    Digestion, Absorption, & Nutritional Principles
28.    Gastrointestinal Motility
29.    Transport & Metabolic Functions of the Liver
Sect. VI.    Cardiovascular Physiology
30.    Origin of the Heartbeat & the Electrical Activity of the Heart
31.    The Heart as a Pump
32.    Blood as a Circulatory Fluid & the Dynamics of Blood & Lymph Flow
33.    Cardiovascular Regulatory Mechanisms
34.    Circulation Through Special Regions
Sect. VII.    Respiratory Physiology
35.    Pulmonary Function
36.    Gas Transport & pH in the Lung
37.    Regulation of Respiration
Sect. VIII.    Renal Physiology
38.    Renal Function & Micturition
39.    Regulation of Extracellular Fluid Composition & Volume
40.    Acidification of the Urine & Bicarbonate Excretion
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