Princeton University Library Catalog

Ganong's review of medical physiology / Kim Barrett, Scott Boitano ... [et al.].

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York : McGraw-Hill Medical ; London : McGraw-Hill [distributor], 2010.
Εdition:
23rd ed.
Description:
ix, 714 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Notes:
Previous ed.: published as Review of medical physiology by William Ganong. 2005.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Subject(s):
Other title(s):
Review of medical physiology
ISBN:
  • 9780071605670 (pbk.)
  • 0071605673 (pbk.)
OCLC:
416245335
Related name:
RCP:
C - S