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Ganong's review of medical physiology
Kim E. Barrett, ... [et al.].
Veterinary Medicine Library Call Number
  Stacks QP34.5 .G15 2012 (Browse Shelf) Available
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Other Authors
  • ISBN: 9780071780032 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0071780033 (pbk.)
  • OCLC Number: 748333020
  • OCLC Number: 779244271
  • Credits: Authors, Kim E. Barrett, Susan M. Barman, Scott Boitano, Heddwen L. Brooks.
  • "A Lange medical book"
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Previous ed.: London: McGraw-Hill Medical, 2010.
Table of Contents

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 and mechanics -- Gas transport & pH -- Regulation of respiration -- Renal function & micturition -- Regulation of extracellular fluid composition & volume -- Acidification of the urine & bicarbonate excretion.