Textbook of medical physiology / Arthur C. Guyton, John E. Hall.

Guyton, Arthur C. [Browse]
11th ed.
Philadelphia : Elsevier Saunders, c2006.
xxxv, 1116 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.


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Ch. 1. Functional organization of the human body and control of the "internal environment" -- Ch. 2. The cell and its functions -- Ch. 3. Genetic control of protein synthesis, cell function, and cell reproduction -- Ch. 4. Transport of substances through the cell membrane -- Ch. 5. Membrane potentials and action potentials -- Ch. 6. Contraction of skeletal muscle -- Ch. 7. Excitation of skeletal muscle : neuromuscular transmission and excitation-contraction coupling -- Ch. 8. Contraction and excitation of smooth muscle -- Ch. 9. Heart muscle; the heart as a pump and function of the heart valves -- Ch. 10. Rhythmical excitation of the heart -- Ch. 11. The normal electrocardiogram -- Ch. 12. Electrocardiographic interpretation of cardiac muscle and coronary blood flow abnormalities : vectorial analysis -- Ch. 13. Cardiac arrhythmias and their electrocardiographic interpretation -- Ch. 14. Overview of the circulation; medical physics of pressure, flow, and resistance -- Ch. 15. Vascular distensibility and functions of the arterial and venous systems -- Ch. 16. The microcirculation and the lymphatic system : capillary fluid exchange, interstitial fluid, and lymph flow -- Ch. 17. Local and humoral control of blood flow by the tissues -- Ch. 18. Nervous regulation of the circulation, and rapid control of arterial pressure -- Ch. 19. Dominant role of the kidney in long-term regulation of arterial pressure and in hypertension : the integrated system for pressure control -- Ch. 20. Cardiac output, venous return, and their regulation -- Ch. 21. Muscle blood flow and cardiac output during exercise; the coronary circulation and ischemic heart disease -- Ch. 22. Cardiac failure -- Ch. 23. Heart valves and heart sounds; dynamics of valvular and congenital heart defects -- Ch. 24. Circulatory shock and physiology of its treatment -- Ch. 25. The body fluid compartments : extracellular and intracellular fluids; interstitial fluid and edema -- Ch. 26. Urine formation by the kidneys : I. glomerular filtration, renal blood flow, and their control -- Ch. 27. Urine formation by the kidneys : II. tubular processing of the glomerular filtrate -- Ch. 28. Regulation of extracellular fluid osmolarity and sodium concentration -- Ch. 29. Renal regulation of potassium, calcium, phosphate, and magnesium; integration of renal mechanisms for control of blood volume and extracellular fluid volume -- Ch. 30. Regulation of acid-base balance -- Ch. 31. Kidney diseases and diuretics -- Ch. 32. Red blood cells, anemia, and polycythemia -- Ch. 33. Resistance of the body to infection : I. leukocytes, granulocytes, the monocyte-macrophage system, and inflammation -- Ch. 34. Resistance of the body to infection : II. immunity and allergy -- Ch. 35. Blood types; transfusion; tissue and organ transplantation -- Ch. 36. Hemostasis and blood coagulation -- Ch. 37. Pulmonary ventilation -- Ch. 38. Pulmonary circulation, pulmonary edema, pleural fluid -- Ch. 39. Physical principles of gas exchange; diffusion of oxygen and carbon dioxide through the respiratory membrane -- Ch. 40. Transport of oxygen and carbon dioxide in blood and tissue fluids -- Ch. 41. Regulation of respiration -- Ch. 42. Respiratory insufficiency - pathophysiology, diagnosis, oxygen therapy -- Ch. 43. Aviation, high-altitude, and space physiology -- Ch. 44. Physiology of deep-sea diving and other hyperbaric conditions -- Ch. 45. Organization of the nervous system, basic functions of synapses, "transmitter substances" -- Ch. 46. Sensory receptors, neuronal circuits for processing information -- Ch. 47. Somatic sensations : I. general organization, the tactile and position senses -- Ch. 48. Somatic sensations : II. pain, headache, and thermal sensations -- Ch. 49. The eye : I. optics of vision -- Ch. 50. The eye : II. receptor and neural function of the retina -- Ch. 51. The eye : III. central neurophysiology of vision -- Ch. 52. The sense of hearing -- Ch. 53. The chemical senses - taste and smell -- Ch. 54. Motor functions of the spinal cord; the cord reflexes -- Ch. 55. Cortical and brain stem control of motor function -- Ch. 56. Contributions of the cerebellum and basal ganglia to overall motor control -- Ch. 57. Cerebral cortex, intellectual functions of the brain, learning and memory -- Ch. 58. Behavioral and motivational mechanisms of the brain - the limbic system and the hypothalamus -- Ch. 59. States of brain activity - sleep, brain waves, epilepsy, psychoses -- Ch. 60. The autonomic nervous system and the adrenal medulla -- Ch. 61. Cerebral blood flow, cerebrospinal fluid, and brain metabolism -- Ch. 62. General principles of gastrointestinal function - motility, nervous control, and blood circulation -- Ch. 63. Propulsion and mixing of food in the alimentary tract -- Ch. 64. Secretory functions of the alimentary tract -- Ch. 65. Digestion and absorption in the gastrointestinal tract -- Ch. 66. Physiology of gastrointestinal disorders -- Ch. 67. Metabolism of carbohydrates, and formation of adenosine triphosphate -- Ch. 68. Lipid metabolism -- Ch. 69. Protein metabolism -- Ch. 70. The liver as an organ -- Ch. 71. Dietary balances; regulation of feeding; obesity and starvation; vitamins and minerals -- Ch. 72. Energetics and metabolic rate -- Ch. 73. Body temperature, temperature regulation, and fever -- Ch. 74. Introduction to endocrinology -- Ch. 75. Pituitary hormones and their control by the hypothalamus -- Ch. 76. Thyroid metabolic hormones -- Ch. 77. Adrenocortical hormones -- Ch. 78. Insulin, glucagon, and diabetes mellitus -- Ch. 79. Parathyroid hormone, calcitonin, calcium and phosphate metabolism, vitamin D, bone, and teeth -- Ch. 80. Reproductive and hormonal functions of the male (and function of the pineal gland) -- Ch. 81. Female physiology before pregnancy and female hormones -- Ch. 82. Pregnancy and lactation -- Ch. 83. Fetal and neonatal physiology -- Ch. 84. Sports physiology.
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