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Berne & Levy physiology
editors, Bruce M. Koeppen, Bruce A. Stanton.

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Other Titles
  • Uniform Title: Physiology.
  • Berne and Levy physiology
  • Physiology
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Description
  • ISBN: 9780323045827 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0323045820 (alk. paper)
  • OCLC Number: 157002738
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Rev. ed. of: Physiology / editors, Robert M. Berne ... [et al.]. 5th ed. c2004.
Table of Contents

Principles of cell function -- Homeostasis of body fluids -- Signal transduction, membrane receptors, second messengers, and regulation of gene expression -- The nervous system: introduction to cells and systems -- Generation and conduction of action potentials -- Synaptic transmission -- The somatosensory system -- The special senses -- Organization of motor function -- Higher functions of the nervous system -- The autonomic nervous system and its central control -- Skeletal muscle physiology -- Cardiac muscle -- Smooth muscle -- Overview of circulation -- Elements of cardiac function -- Properties of the vasculature -- Regulation of the heart and vasculature -- Integrated control of the cardiovascular system -- Structure and function of the respiratory system -- Mechanical properties of the lung and chest wall: static and dynamic -- Ventilation (V), perfusion (Q), and V/Q relationships -- Oxygen and carbon dioxide transport -- Control of respiration -- Nonrespiratory functions of the lung -- Functional anatomy and general principles of regulation in the gastrointestinal tract -- The cephalic, oral, and esophageal phases of the integrated response to a meal -- The gastric phase of the integrated response to a meal -- The small intestinal phase of the integrated response to a meal -- The colonic phase of the integrated response to a meal -- Transport and metabolic functions of the liver -- Elements of renal function -- Solute and water transport along the nephron: tubular function -- Control of body fluid osmolality and volume -- Potassium, calcium, and phosphate homeostasis -- Role of the kidneys in the regulation of acid-base balance -- Introduction to the endocrine system -- Hormonal regulation of energy metabolism -- Hormonal regulation of calcium and phosphate metabolism -- The thyroid gland -- The adrenal glands -- The male and female reproductive systems.
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