Princeton University Library Catalog

Review of medical physiology / William F. Ganong.

Author:
Ganong, William F. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York : London : McGraw-Hill, 2003.
Εdition:
21th ed.
Description:
xii, 912 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Notes:
Previous ed.: New York: Lange Medical/McGraw-Hill, 2001.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • 22. The Pituitary Gland -- 23. The Gonads: Development & Function of the Reproductive System -- 24. Endocrine Functions of the Kidneys, Heart, & Pineal Gland -- 25. Digestion & Absorption -- 26. Regulation of Gastrointestinal Function -- 27. Circulating Body Fluids -- 28. Origin of the Heartbeat & the Electrical Activity of the Heart -- 29. The Heart as a Pump -- 30. Dynamics of Blood & Lymph Flow -- 31. Cardiovascular Regulatory Mechanisms -- 32. Circulation Through Special Regions -- 33. Cardiovascular Homeostasis in Health & Disease -- 34. Pulmonary Function -- 35. Gas Transport Between the Lungs & the Tissues -- 36. Regulation of Respiration -- 37. Respiratory Adjustments in Health & Disease -- 38. Renal Function & Micturition -- 39. Regulation of Extracellular Fluid Composition & Volume.
  • 1. The General & Cellular Basis of Medical Physiology -- 2. Excitable Tissue: Nerve -- 3. Excitable Tissue: Muscle -- 4. Synaptic & Junctional Transmission -- 5. Initiation of Impulses in Sense Organs -- 6. Reflexes -- 7. Cutaneous, Deep, & Visceral Sensation -- 8. Vision -- 9. Hearing & Equilibrium -- 10. Smell & Taste -- 11. Alert Behavior, Sleep, & the Electrical Activity of the Brain -- 12. Control of Posture & Movement -- 13. The Autonomic Nervous System -- 14. Central Regulation of Visceral Function -- 15. Neural Basis of Instinctual Behavior & Emotions -- 16. "Higher Functions of the Nervous System": Conditioned Reflexes, Learning, & Related Phenomena -- 17. Energy Balance, Metabolism, & Nutrition -- 18. The Thyroid Gland -- 19. Endocrine Functions of the Pancreas & Regulation of Carbohydrate Metabolism -- 20. The Adrenal Medulla & Adrenal Cortex -- 21. Hormonal Control of Calcium Metabolism & the Physiology of Bone --
Subject(s):
ISBN:
0071402365
OCLC:
51871140
RCP:
C - S