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Ganong's review of medical physiology 1 edition

Ganong's review of medical physiology
Kim E. Barrett

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Ganong's review of medical physiology
23rd ed. / Kim Barrett ... [et al.].

Published 2010 by McGraw-Hill Medical in New York .
Written in English.

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
Properties of sensory receptors
Pain & temperature
Somatorsensory pathways
Hearing & equilibrium
Smell & taste
Electrical activity of the brain, sleep-wake states, & circadian rhythms
Control of posture & movement
The autonomic nervous system
Hypothalamic regulation of hormonal functions
Learning, memory, language, & speech
The thyroid gland
Endocrine functions of the pancreas & regulation of carbohydrate metabolism
The adrenal medulla & adrenal cortex
Hormonal control of calcium and phosphate metabolism & the physiology of bone
The pituitary gland
The gonads: development & function of the reproductive system
Overview of gastrointestinal function & regulation
Digestion, absorption & nutritional principles
Gastrointestinal motilty
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
Pulmonary function
Gas transport & pH in the lung
Regualtion of respiration
Renal function & micturition
Regulation of extracellular fluid composition & volume
Acidification of the urine & bicarbonate excretion.

Edition Notes

Description from StatRef Online version screen (viewed December 7, 2009).

Previous ed.: published as Review of medical physiology by William Ganong. 2005.

"A Lange medical book."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

A Lange medical book, Lange medical book
Other Titles
Review of medical physiology, Ganong's, Review of medical physiology, Medical physiology


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
QP34.5 .R48 2010eb

The Physical Object

[electronic resource]
1 online resource (ix, 714 p.) :
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ID Numbers

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Internet Archive
0071605681, 0071605673
9780071605687, 9780071605670

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